Axis Powered Doorcam Launched

By Brian Rhodes, Published Nov 25, 2015, 12:00am EST

The doorcam market is getting hot, with the most notable player raising $28 million (see our test of Ring doorcam here), driven by consumer IoT funding frenzy and interest in checking who is at the door.

Now, an Axis partner is releasing its own 'Doorcam' offering. In this note, we examine its features, positioning and key limitation.

Doorcam *******

********'******* ******** ** * door ******** ****** ************, ***** ****** ***** to *** *** ****** through * **** **** their ***********.

**** ******* ** ******** **** Axis' ****** ******* ********* like***** ******* ********** **** ******** ***************.

*******, *******'* *** ** composed ** ***** ***** parts, ********* ****** *****-* ******, * *** ** surface ******* **** ********, and * ********** ***:

** ****** **** **** release ** *** ***, but *** ****** ****** is ~$*** ***, ****** ******** says ***** **** ** no ******* ******* ***. The ******** ** ********* to ** ******** '****'.

Not * ***** *** ********

** ** *****, ***** is ** '***** ***' with *******. ********** * set ** **** ******** and *********** **** **** a ******'* */* **** is ****** *** ********* most ********** *** ******* together **** *** ***** parts ***. **** *********** local */* ****** ******* a *** ** ***** users ** ****** *******, regardless ** *** ******* is ****** ********* ** a **** *******.

******, *******'* **** ***** is *** ***, ***** pushes ****** ****** **** doors *** ******, *** allow ***** ** *** live ** ******** ***** of *** *****.

Inside ** ******* **** *****

*** ***** ***** *********** of ******* ** **** users *** **** ** monitor *** ****** ******* a ****, ********* ********** security ******* ****** ************. However, ** *** ********* of *** ******** *****, as *** ******* ** designed ** ** ********* on *** ****** ** doors, ********** ****** ***** the **** ** ****** (unlike ***** **** **** which ***** **** *** outside ** * ****** door).  *********, *** ***** security ******* ** ***** warning *** ****** ********* is *********** **********.

***********, ******* ** ********* an ***** **** *** remote ***** ******. **** if ******* ** ********* in *** **** ******* possible, **** *** ** two ******* ** *** can ** *** ********** between ******** ******* ******** a ****, ** **** ****** being *** **** ****** * remote **** **** *** video ****.

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