Panasonic Unveils 'Dropcam Killer' Nubo

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Mar 02, 2015

Many have tried, but no manufacturer has yet toppled Dropcam as the most well-known consumer IP camera, despite strong brand recognition (Samsung) or bells and whistles like facial recognition (Simplicam).

Now, Panasonic is entering the market with Nubo, billed as a "Dropcam Killer", with features not found in other consumer cameras, like built in 4G, home automation capabilities, and IP66 rating.

In this note, we break down the key features of Nubo, how they compare to Dropcam, Samsung and Simplcam, evaluating its potential impact on the market.

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