Samsung SmartCam A1 Totally Wireless System

By John Scanlan, Published Jun 06, 2017, 11:28am EDT (Research)

******** ******* *** ******* ***** ***** in ******** ******* **** *********** **, * *** ******** ********* ** autotracking ***** ****** **** **** ******* and ******* ********, ******* ******** *******.

** ****** *** ****** *** ** to *** *** ** ******** ** competitors ** **** ******, ********* ***$** ************ ***** **** **** ***,******** ******* ****, *** ******** ******** **********.

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*** **** ********* ** *** ***** were:

  • ***** ******* ** *** ** ******* Camera *** ******* ** ** ******** better **** *** **** *** ****** in **** ***** *** **** ******, with *********** ********** ** ***, ** it ** * **** *** ******, unlike ***********.
  • ***** ******* ** *** ** ******* Camera *** ********** ****** **** **** and *** ***** **** *******, *** to **** * ******** *** ********* in ****** *** *** **** **** contrast. 

*******, ******* ****** *** ******* ********* ******** to ***********:

  • **** ************: *** ** *** ****** ** ************* pan *** ***** ******** ** ******** other **** **** **** *****, ****** the ***** **** *** **** ***** tracked **** **** ******* ********.
  • ******* *** ******** ******:**'* ******* ******** ******* ********** ************ from *** ******* *** ** ********** short ****** (~**' ****** **. ***' open *** ****), ****** **** ***** was ******** ********** ** ***'+ ** our *****.
  • ******* ************ ******:*** ** ******* ****** ********* ****** to ********* ** **** ***** **********, automatically ********* ** **** ** ******* when ********** ** **** *****, ******* a ****** ** ****** **** *****.

*******

***** *** ******* ************, *********, *** autotracking ******, *** ** ** ****** to ********* ***/** ********** *********, ****** competitors ****** *******.

*******, ** ******/******* *** ******* *** ***** issues *** ********, *** ** ** a ***** ***/******** ****** ********, ********* the ******** *** ************ ****** **** in ***********, ***** **** **** ***** *********, potentially **** **********/*********** **** ***** *******.

*******

*** ** ****** ******/******* *** *** be ********* ***$*** *** ****** **** *******. * ***** *** ********** *** station ***/****** *** *** ******* ************ *** $***.

****** ****** ******* ** ******* ******* to **** ***/******** ******, ********* ~$*** USD, **** ** ****, *** **** more ********* **** * ***** **** of *** **** ******* **** ** the** **** ($**)/** **** *  ($***) ** *** ***************** **** *** ****($**).

******* ** ******* ** ******* ************* **, ~$*** *** ******* ******.

Free ***** ******

**** ***** ******* ******** ********, *** A1 ******** **** ***** ****** ** live ***** *** ** **** *********. Note **** *** ** **** * redesigned ****** ***** ***, ****** ***** SmartCam+ (*** ******** ******* *** ********), but ***** ********* ****** *********** *********. 

Physical ********

*** ** *********** ******** ****** ********** ******* ****** **** ****** ***, ****** ********/************ ********** ** *** base ******.

** ****** *** ***'* ******** ** this *****:

Outdoor **** "******"

*** ******** ** ******* ******* *** very ******* ** **** ******, **** the **** *********** ***** ***** *** mounting *****. **** **** *** ******** models ** *** ******* *** */*-** mount ***** ** **** ******* ***** may ***** *********** ** **** ********. However, **** ****** ** ****** ******* or ******* **** *** ******** ***** as **** ****** ***, ** *** SmartCam ******* ***** ** ********** ******** to *** ******.

 

Station ****** ********** ******

****** *** *******, *** ** ******* Camera ********** *** ****** *********** * full ********** ***** ******. **** ********** to *******, *** ****** ***** *** load, **** *** ** ** ****** to ****** ** *** ********** (*******). This ****** ** *** "******" ****** (720p) ********* ****** ******* *****.

********* *** ******* ******** **** *****, though ** ********** ***** **** ****. Note **** **** ***** ******** ** both ******** *** ***** ***********, ** was *** * ******** ** ******* quality.

Outdoor ******* **********

** *** *****, ** *** *** issues **** *** ** ******* *******:

  • ** ***** *********:*** ******* ****** *** *** ****** events ** *** ******* ***'* ** card ** ********. ****** ****** **** triggered ********, *** **** ************* ****, but ** ***** *** ******. ****** recordings ** ** **** ****** ******* issue.
  • ************ **************:****** ******* *** ******** ******* ********** disconnected **** *** ******* ***, ******* being ~**' ** **** ****. ********* wireless ***** ** ***' **** ** sight ********* ** *** ******'* *****.

******* *** ** ******** ** **** issue ** *** **** ** *******, but ** **** ****** **** ****** should ******** *******/***** ****** *********.

Autotracking ***********

*** ** ******* ******'* ************ ********* poorly ** *** *****, ****** ***** of ******** **** ** ****** ** slow ******* ***** ** ******* *********, shown ** *** **** *****:

** ********, *** ***** **** **** 360 *** **** ** ***** ******** throughout *** **** ***** ** *** tests, **** ** **** ******* ******, shown ** *** ********* ***** **** *** **** ****.

Station ****** **. ******* ******

**** **** *** ** ******* ****** and ******* ****** **** **** ********* angles ** **** (***° **. **°). However, *** ** *** **** ** both ******* *** ** ***** ********* resolution ********** (***** **. ****).

*** ******* ****** (****, *****) ******** slightly ****** ******* **** *** ******* camera *** ** ******** ********, ****** facial ******* *** **** ** ****.

Station ******: ******* **** ***** *******

** ***** ****** ******* ** **** light, ~*****. *** ********** ***** ***** the *********** ** ***** ** **** between *** ******** ******* ******, ***** Mini ***, *** ****. **** **** the ***** ****** ** * **** narrower ***** ** ****, *** **** lower ********** (**** **. *****). ******* were ****** ** *** **** ******** instead ** ************* *** ***** ** order ** **** ********* **** ******* of ***/******** ****** **********, ***** *** generally **** ********** **** ** ********** systems.

** **** *****, *** ** ******* Camera ******** ******* ******* ** *** Nest *** *** ******** ***** **** the ***** **** *** **** *** to *** ****** ***. 

******* **** *** ******, ******* *** more ********** ****** ** *** ***** camera **** ******, **** **** ****** detail *** **** ***** ****.

 

Station ******: ***** ** ***********

** *** *****, *** ** ******** the ******** **** ******* ** *** cameras, *** ******* ******* *** *** same ** *** ***** *******. 

*******, ** ****** *****, *** ******** produces ******** ****** ****** ******* *** more **** ********** **** ***** *** Nest. 

Station ****** **** ***

*** ******** **'* ******* ****** ** True ***, ****** **** ***/******** *******, such ** *** **** *** **** in *** ********** *****. *******, *** to *** ***** **** ***'* **** narrower ***, ******* ******* **** ********, due ** ****** *** *** **** light ******** (*** *****).

*******, ****** ***** **** **** ****** in *** ***** ****** **** *******, shown ****:

*** **** ** *** ******** ** Station ****** ***** *** ******* ******** the ****** *****, ********* *** ***********:

*** **************** ** *** ***** ******* *** be ********** ****.

Outdoor *******

*** ******* ******* ****** *** *** narrowest ***** ** **** ** *** wirefree ******* ******, **° **. ***°/***°.

******* ** ****, ******* *** ******** better ** *** ******* ******, ****** not ***********, ***** **** ** ~**' distance.

Outdoor ****** *** ***** ***********

*** ***** *********** ** *** ******* Outdoor ****** ***  ***** ******** ****** than ******, *** ******* *** *********** similar ** **** *****.

*******, ** ******* *********, *** ******* Outdoor ****** ******** ****** ******* **** the ****, ***** ** ********** ****** than ***** *******, ** **** ** better **** ********** **** *** ***** Trooper.

Tech *******

**** ******* *** **********, **** ~* minute **** ***** ** **** ********* we ******. ***** **** *******, ******* through *************** *** ************ *** ****** recording ****** (*** *****), *** **** ultimately ****** ** *** *** *****. Tech *******'* ***** ************** *** ** default *** *** *** ******* *** reconfigure, ***** *** *** ***** ***** issues. 

Test **********

*** ********* ******** ******** **** **** for **** ****:

  • ******** ***: ******* **.**
  • ******* ***: ******** **.*********
  • ******* ******: ******** **.*********
  • ******* ******: ******** **.*********

Comments (4)

Thank you for reviewing this interesting equipment !

Question about close range capability. Any chance you tested the shortest subject distance that will retain focus?

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Undisclosed #1,

We didn't specifically test shortest subject distance that will retain focus but during our testing we were about as close as 1' away from it and it did retain focus.

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Thanks!

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Hanwha decides to copy Ezvizlife.com domain and changes samsungsv to wisenetlife.com for their IP camera lines.

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