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Netgear’s Arlo Pro 2 security camera works with Amazon Alexa and records in 1080p HD

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Netgear’s Arlo Pro 2 security camera works with Amazon Alexa and records in 1080p HD

Netgear's latest addition to its good house security line combines 1080p video seize and different enhancements with the already nice options of the unique Arlo Pro.

The corporate introduced nowadays in a press release that the latest iteration in their fashionable Arlo Pro security camera, the Arlo Pro 2, is now in the stores.

Just like the Arlo Pro, the Arlo Pro 2 is a wireless weatherproof indoor/out of doors good security camera that is managed by way of the Arlo app. It is nonetheless powered by way of rechargeable batteries, nonetheless wishes a base station in order to serve as, and nonetheless gives a 130-degree view of any house. The brand new camera additionally has the similar evening imaginative and prescient, movement detection and 2-way audio features, and is just about just like its predecessor design-wise, wearing a somewhat rounded glossy white external. Then again, the Arlo Pro 2 gives many new options as smartly:

  • 1080p video: The Arlo Pro 2 can seize 1080p HD video — an development at the 720p output of the Arlo Pro. This will likely permit customers to zoom in whilst the usage of the Arlo app and nonetheless have the ability to obviously discern bits and bobs.
  • Stressed mode: Despite the fact that you want to plug the Arlo Pro in, it used to be basically advertised as a wireless security camera. Then again, the Arlo Pro 2's stressed out mode gives some additional options this time round, together with the choice for 24/7 recording and the brand new "Glance Again" characteristic, which creates a video that incorporates 3 seconds of photos previous to occasions that triggers movement detection. This we could customers to get a extra entire image of what came about right through the recorded tournament.
  • Job Zones: With the Arlo Pro 2, you'll be able to create customized task zones inside of spaces you want to track. Every time Arlo Pro 2 detects movement in the ones explicit zones, it is going to ship you a notification to your good phone. This implies you'll be able to set it up so Arlo indicators you when any person is strolling to your garden, however would possibly not trouble you when any person is strolling at the sidewalk.
  • Good house compatibility: Arlo 2 can connect with good house gadgets via platforms like IFTTT and Samsung SmartThings. This implies you'll be able to use Amazon Alexa to view your security camera's reside feed to your Amazon Echo Display or Amazon Fireplace TV.

Since the Arlo Pro 2 stocks its design with the Arlo Pro, its backwards appropriate with all Arlo Pro mounts, batteries and equipment (just like the Arlo Sun Panel). Arlo Pro 2 cameras will also be added to an current Arlo security device, so if you have already got the Arlo base and station and older Arlo cameras you'll be able to nonetheless use all of the ones with out factor.

The Arlo Pro 2 camera on its own is priced at a sexy steep $220. Then again, if you are new to the Arlo device, you will have to get the package that features a base unit and two cameras and is priced at $480. There is additionally a four-camera package deal to be had for $800 when you actually need a beefy security setup. If you purchase the camera package you'll be able to additionally get the fundamental Arlo plan, which covers as much as 5 Arlo cameras and supplies seven days of unfastened cloud garage. Then again, when you plan on the usage of greater than 5 cameras or need 24/7 video recording, you'll be able to wish to improve to a subscription-based carrier plan. All Arlo cameras and equipment are in the stores now at the Arlo site.

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