This product, from Vue, is a kit for consumers to easily and inexpensively set up video monitoring. What's different is that the $99 cameras are battery operated and wireless. You can stick them wherever you want and access them remotely through Vue's managed service (a review on this with more details). The huge drawback with the batteries is that it lasts 1 year but only only if you watch for 10 minutes per day. As such, it only records or streams when you are connected to it or on a schedule you choose. It does not do motion detection nor can you use it for general motion based recording. It's a beta release and they have some VC funds to continue development so it could evolve into something interesting. It's worth keeping an eye on but little threat or opportunity today.
April 2018 IP Networking Course
on Apr 19, 2018
This is the last chance to register for our IP Networking course. Register now.
NEW - 2 sessions per class, 'day' and 'night' to give you double...
ISC West 2018 Access Control Rundown
on Apr 06, 2018
For ISC West 2018, what is new and interesting in access control?
This rundown will bring you up to speed on the exhibitors, what they are...
70+ New Products Directory Spring 2018
on Apr 02, 2018
We have compiled a list of new products for Spring 2018 in the categories:
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on Mar 30, 2018
With $18 million in VC funding, and led by the former product lead for the iPod and the VP of Engineering of Dropcam, Andrew Hodge, hopes are high...
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on Mar 20, 2018
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on May 24, 2018
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on May 23, 2018
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on May 22, 2018
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on May 22, 2018
This tutorial starts our physical installation for video surveillance series, starting with Box Cameras, one of the oldest and most basic types....