The Alcidae Garager
Garager is part security camera and part garage door controller. A white plastic housing holds a round camera eye on a thin stem.
Garager attaches to the bottom of your existing garage door opener either by magnet or by two screws.
The Alcidae app
In the Alcidae app, Garager's home screen shows a live feed of what Garager sees, as well as icons for two-way talk, photo or video recording and full-screen mode.
Connecting Garager to your opener
Garager includes two wires for connecting to the open and close command terminals of your existing opener.
To determine which wires go where, you'll need to take a look at your garage door opener's manual.
Notifications for motion and sound detection appear on your device's home screen or as a banner. Notifications can be customized for levels of sensitivity.
Time-stamped activity history
The Alcidae app displays a time-stamped list of recent activity and access to video clips if a video storage subscription is active.
Garage door control
From the app, a small green button controls the opening and closing of the garage door.
Video storage subscription
For $5 per month, Garager will create clips when sound or motion is detected and store up to 7 days of recorded footage.
In the Alcidae app, the microphone button allows two-way audio and a live feed of the garage. A speaker on the side of the Garager plays the audio picked up by your device's microphone.