Ooma's outdoor camera recognizes faces

The battery-powered Ooma Smart Cam can go inside or outside -- and has facial recognition.

Megan Wollerton Former Senior Writer/Editor

Meet the Ooma Smart Cam.


Ooma's new product, the Smart Cam, is an indoor/outdoor battery-powered home security camera.

Here are some of its key features:

  • Facial recognition
  • Built-in memory
  • Battery backup
  • Night vision
  • Wi-Fi-enabled

It comes with an Android and iPhone app with free 7-day cloud storage. Unlike the Arlo outdoor security cameras, Ooma's version doesn't come with a base station.

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A wall mount is included with the Ooma Smart Cam, too. 

Ooma's Smart Cam costs $149 and will hit stores in early 2019.  

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