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Up close with the Butterfleye smart home camera

We take an up-close look at the upcoming Butterfleye smart-home camera that's both compact and wireless.

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Brian Bennett

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Smart eyes and ears for home

The Butterfleye may be small, but it will pack a rechargeable battery, microphone, and heat sensor.

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Put it where you want

Since it doesn't need to be plugged in to operate, you can place the Butterfleye pretty much anywhere you want.

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From the side

Here's a look at the Butterfleye from the side.

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Charge it, then leave it

On back is a Micro-USB port to charge up the Butterfleye's battery.

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Sound from underneath

The bottom side of the Butterfleye houses a speaker for two-way communication.

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