Here’s another product that’s added to the growing list of Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices and devices.
Launched today by Amazon, the small video doorbell Ring Video Doorbell Wired comes with the main features like advanced motion detection, HD video, two-way audio, customizable detection and privacy zones.
Sold for $ 80 (all prices rounded), it is cheaper than the Video Doorbell 2020 ($ 100), Video Doorbell 3 ($ 200), Video Doorbell 3 Plus ($ 220), Video Doorbell Pro ($ 250) or Video Doorbell Elite ($ 350) or the solar charging model ($ 150).
At this price, you will understand, Amazon wants to democratize this type of digital doorbell for first owners or for those who want to complete a second residence or chalet without spending too much.
The connected Video Doorbell (wired) offers the following functions:
1080p HD video with night vision;
two-way audio system with background noise suppression;
customizable detection zones that allow users to create specific zones for triggering alerts;
possibility to define private zones, so as to exclude areas that users do not wish to monitor;
Advanced motion detection that initiates recording if there is movement within a certain distance of the connected Video Doorbell and sends an alert to the Ring app;
additional functions for Ring Protect plan subscribers: color Pre-Roll function, people detection mode and enhanced notifications.
A bell that replaces another
In order to function, this Ring doorbell must be connected to the power supply of a pre-existing doorbell. Another detail, this basic model does not include a ringtone, everything goes through the Ring application which alerts you of expected visits or surprises.
If a ringtone is required, the Ring Video Doorbell Wired with Chime model costs $ 105, on Amazon.ca. If it is possible to order these bells directly on the site Ring.com, the prices indicated on the Canadian site are invoiced in American dollars.
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