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The smart home security cameras of CES 2019

There's a smattering of new security devices at this year's tech convention -- let's take a look.

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1 of 22 Alarm.com

Alarm.com Wellcam

Alarm.com's Wellcam home security camera is designed to help caregivers, family and friends watch over aging loved ones remotely. 

The Wellcam has a 180-degree lens, two-way audio and 1080p HD resolution. Press the "call-out button" on the Wellcam to ask for help without a phone.

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2 of 22 Altro

Altro Smart Lock

The Altro Smart Lock is part lock, part smart security camera. It has two-way audio, costs $350 and starts shipping in January. 

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3 of 22 Arlo

Arlo Ultra 4K Outdoor Camera

Arlo introduced its Ultra cam back in November, but the company announced at CES 2019 that the Ultra is now available for purchase. 

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4 of 22 Brinno

Brinno Duo Smart Peephole DoorCam

Brinno Duo Smart Peephole DoorCam replaces your peephole to monitor your front door.

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5 of 22 Deep Sentinel

Deep Sentinel Smart Home Surveillance System

Deep Sentinel's Smart Home Surveillance System is a professional security service. 

It includes a monthly fee and access to "remote surveillance guards" who are supposed to monitor your house and even speak to a potential intruder via the camera's two-way intercom.

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6 of 22 Elecpro

Elecpro US:E Smart Lock

Elecpro's US:E Smart Lock isn't like your standard deadbolt. the US:E has a built-in camera with facial recognition. 

The idea is that you'd create a database of familiar faces -- friends, family, caregivers -- and the lock could scan their face and then unlock the door. 

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7 of 22 Ezviz

Ezviz DB1 Video Doorbell

Unlike many smart buzzers, the Ezviz DB1 Video Doorbell has a built-in microSD card slot. It also offers optional cloud video storage. 

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8 of 22 First Alert

First Alert Onelink Bell

The Onelink Bell is designed to work with other First Alert products. It has:

  • 1080p HD resolution
  • 180-degree lens
  • Night vision
  • Two-way audio
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9 of 22 LifeShield

LifeShield Doorbell Camera

LifeShield's Doorbell Camera has 1080p HD resolution, night vision, two-way audio, motion detection and cloud storage. It can be hardwired or run via battery.

It should be available starting in the second quarter of this year.

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10 of 22 Maximus

Maximus Answer

The Maximus Answer is a bit different than the other smart doorbells we've come across. It actually has two built-in cameras -- rather than just one. 

Use the front-facing camera to see who's at the door and the bottom-mounted camera to keep an eye on packages. 

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11 of 22 Netatmo

Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell

Netatmo's Smart Video Doorbell is supposed to work with Apple HomeKit. That should mean you can manage your doorbell settings in Apple's Home app for iOS devices, as well as use Siri commands.

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12 of 22 Ooma

Ooma Smart Cam

The Ooma Smart Cam can go inside or outside. It's battery powered and has facial recognition capabilities.

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13 of 22 Angela Lang/CNET

Remo+ DoorCam 2

The DoorCam 2 by Remo+ is the company's next-gen over-the-door security camera. It relies on batteries and is supposed to fit over your door for a installation that doesn't require electrical wiring. 

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14 of 22 Angela Lang/CNET

Remo+ RemoBell W

Remo+ had the RemoBell W on display at CES 2019 as well. This hardwired buzzer has live streaming, motion detection and other standard smart doorbell features.

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15 of 22 Angela Lang/CNET

Remo+ RemoBell S

Remo+ also had the RemoBell S on display at CES 2019. This is a hardwired buzzer that replaces an existing wired doorbell.

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16 of 22 Ring

Ring Door View Cam

The Door View Cam is Ring's latest smart buzzer. Rather than replacing an existing hardwired doorbell, the Door View Cam replaces an existing peephole. 

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17 of 22 SimCam

SimCam

Home security camera SimCam is another new camera at CES. It can rotate 360 degrees, has night vision and works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

SimCam also has facial recognition tech and claims a "99.4 percent accuracy." 

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18 of 22 TP-Link Kasa

TP-Link Kasa Smart Spot Indoor Security Camera

TP-Link also has a new indoor camera, the Smart Spot. 

The Smart Spot has 1080p HD live streaming, a 130-degree lens, two-way audio and night vision.

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19 of 22 TP-Link Kasa

TP-Link Kasa Smart Video Doorbell

The Kasa Smart Video Doorbell by TP-Link has facial recognition and two-day free cloud video history. Upgrade your cloud storage with a Kasa Care subscription.

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20 of 22 TP-Link Kasa

TP-Link Kasa Smart Wire-Free Outdoor Security Camera System

The Smart Wire-Free Outdoor Security Camera System runs via rechargeable battery. You can buy it as a single camera, as well as in two- and three-packs. 

The camera comes with a hub, has 1080p HD live streaming, night vision and two-way audio.

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21 of 22 Tuya Smart

Tuya Smart Doorbell

Tuya Smart has a home security system on display at CES. Part of it includes a connected doorbell. Tuya Smart says the buzzer has facial recognition tech that lets you know who's at the door.  

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22 of 22 Zmodo

Zmodo Snap Pro

The Zmodo Snap Pro has the following features:

  • Rechargeable battery
  • 1080p HD resolution
  • 180-degree lens
  • Can be used indoors or outdoors
  • Night vision
  • Two-way intercom
  • Motion sensor

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