Tuesday, January 26

Arlo unveils wireless video doorbell that lets you see your visitor from head to toe

Specializing in surveillance cameras, Arlo is launching a wireless video doorbell to protect your home. Its wide angle allows you to see your visitor better. And the Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell also has a siren for added security.

In the era of the connected home, the first protection comes first and foremost through the front door. Doorbells and videophones are now required to know who is coming to your door, even if you are not at home.

After Netatmo, another specialist in surveillance cameras, Arlo is therefore adding this element to its catalog with the upcoming arrival of the Arlo Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell, a wireless video doorbell with many advantages to secure your home. Because it is not satisfied with having an on-board camera to show you the face of your interlocutor and allow you to answer him from your smartphone. She will show it to you from head to toe!

See everything long and wide

This is the wireless version of the Video Doorbell. It incorporates its strengths such as a very wide viewing angle (180 °), but also a unique 1: 1 vision to also see the ground in front of your door. This will make it possible to better distinguish the person ringing, but also a deposited package. The HD camera displays 1080p video definition and has night vision. You can trigger the video stream at any time to see what’s going on in front of your home, interact with your visitors via the mobile app as well as the video doorbell speaker and microphone.

Arlo also allows you to define personalized activity zones by configuring the field of vision of your doorbell to be alerted as a priority when something happens. You can also select the important elements (detection of people, animals, vehicles, parcel deposit, etc.). You will then be immediately notified of an event.

The Arlo Essential Wireless Doorbell

The Arlo Essential Wireless Doorbell // Gamesdone: Arlo

A siren to reinforce security

The Wireless Video Doorbell also has a siren that you can trigger remotely from your smartphone if an intruder is spotted or program it to sound in certain situations. The bell can also be configured in relation to a fire alarm. If a fire breaks out and the camera detects the sound of the alarm without you being at your home, a siren can sound while alerting you on your smartphone. You can also define an emergency contact from the app (neighbor, relative, family, etc.) who will be notified in one click in the event of suspicious activity at home.

Everything has been done to make the use of the Arlo Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell easier. Wireless, it is easy to install, as it has a removable rechargeable battery. But it is also possible to opt for a mains connection (with the recommended help of a professional). It is suitable for outdoor use, resistant to bad weather as well as heat or cold.

Compatible with Google and Alexa

At the same time, Arlo offers 30 days of cloud storage to keep and review your video recordings. The Arlo SMART monthly subscription service offers additional security functions (visual, advanced detection, rapid response, replacement in case of theft, etc.). Three months of trial are offered, then it will be 2.79 euros per month.

Arlo's wireless video doorbell withstands all kinds of weather

Arlo’s wireless video doorbell withstands all kinds of weather

The doorbell is compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, but also SmartThings. It can therefore be part of a connected home scenario.

The Arlo Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell Wireless Video Doorbell is available now for pre-order at $ 199. It will be marketed from February 2 on Amazon and through authorized resellers.

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