Previously, there have been rumors that, Samsung might stop the digital camera business; However, thereafter Samsung acquired SmartThings, as a new strategy to step into Internet of Things market. Recently, the company redesigned SmartCam HD camera, and unveiled SmartCam HD Plus network camera which allows you use Smartphone App (Android and iOS) to monitor your home or business.
The appearance of new SmartCam HD Plus camera is pretty similar to Nest/Dropcam. It utilizes SONY Exmor CMOS image sensor to deliver 1080p HD video with excellent low illumination performance. Similar to its predecessor, Samsung SmartCam HD Plus is equipped with a 130 degree ultra-wide angle lens to cover the entire room. This new model has built-in Infrared illuminators to offer night vision capability up to 32 ft, it has improved the accuracy of motion detection and sound detection.
Different from Nest/Dropcam network cameras, Samsung SmartCam HD Plus has built-in microSDHC/TF card slot which supports maximum 128G on-board storage, additionally it supports two-way talk, motion zone select, Email and mobile notification, Wide dynamic range, WiFi etc features.
The Samsung SmartCam HD Plus is now available at Costco clubs and online at costco.com with a MSRP at $189.99. This product only can deliver to American customers, not available for International consumers. If you want to buy a similar product but delivers 720p HD video, you can check our D1300/D13001 Smart network camera. Except the camera can provide the same robust function as the SmartCam HD Plus, D1301 can work with up to 64 wireless security detectors (including wireless Door/Window sensor, PIR motion sensor, Smoke sensor, Flood sensor ...etc). Additionally, we offer outdoor smart HD network cameras to allow you protect and monitor your residential's perimeter.
Recording video footage and snapshot photos on microSDHC/TF card built-in, included free 16G microSDHC/TF card before shipment. The Samsung SmartCam app allows you to choose different recording modes including full-time recording mode, schedule recording, even motion activated or sound activated recording modes. If choosing motion activated recording mode, the camera saves video clips only when it detects motion. No cloud storage required, you don't need to pay recurring fee.
Getting the whole viewing angle of your entire room, this camera utilizes of ultra wide view angle lens that delivers exceptional 130° field of view, this is better than its SmartCam HD predecessor. Additionally, it incorporates with Samsung latest wide dynamic range technology to automatically enhance the image quality when it requires to monitor places where have inverse lighting. WDR can help to make dark portion become bright, and reduce the brightness of over-exposure portion in the image.
Firstly incorporated with intelligent video analytics from SmartThings, Samsung SmartCam HD Plus enhanced its motion and sound detection feature, which greatly reduced the false alarm rate. You will be notified only with true motion events such as someone enters into room, or loud incidents such as a window breaking. The new motion detection and glass break detection algorithm will no longer trigger motion alarm when it picks motion caused by swaying shades, falling leaves and rain.
Utilizing 1/3" SONY Exmor high performance CMOS image sensor to deliver 1080p Full HD video stream. This 1/3 inch high sensitivity CMOS image sensor provides excellent low light performance, meanwhile produces vivid colors, high clarity video and stunning detail. Furthermore, it has built-in microphone and speaker, supporting two-way talk that lets you hear what's going on around the camera and reply through your smartphone, no matter where you are.
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