Amazon's Cloud Cam is affordable, reliable and easy to use, but it's the free storage that ultimately makes it more appealing than Nest security cameras and many other home security competitors.
Canary is packed with solid hardware, but it doesn't add up to a device we'd want to depend on.
We recommend the Creative Live Cam Socialize HD AF Webcam because it directs attention to the subject while the hardware operates smoothly in the background, allowing you to freely engage in uninterrupted communication with your friends and family.
Its innovative design and mechanical face-tracking capabilities make this top-of-the-line Webcam a true conversation piece.
The Echo Look provides an objective second opinion on what you should wear. But if fashion's not your bag, opt for one of Amazon's cameraless, cheaper Echo speakers.
The 360-degree security cam hides in its shell when you want some privacy.
The Logi Circle is a decent live-streaming camera, but rechargeable models like Canary Flex and Netgear Arlo Pro do a better job.
Not sold on fee-based cloud video subscriptions? The all-new Oco2 camera lets you choose between local and remote server storage.
SimpliSafe will expand its home security options with the addition of a wireless camera to its offerings.
Log into Windows with your face, launch apps with a wave of a hand and produce pro game streams with Razer's 3D camera.
The affordable new Ezviz Mini IQ camera hopes to integrate with more smart home tech than ever.
Alexa's built into the Hubble Hugo, as is emotional intelligence.
The wireless Dropcam HD Wi-Fi is an excellent choice for anyone seeking a light-duty Web-enabled remote security camera that emphasizes quick and easy setup.
This Webcam provides great software and good video and picture quality for amateurs, but more-advanced users may crave additional settings and editing options.
The Cowon Auto Capsule AC1 HD dashboard camera is so simple that it requires almost no interaction from the driver, but its MSRP is a bit high for its feature set.
The FI9826P's unnecessarily tedious setup process, old-school Web interface and lack of push notifications seriously stunt this otherwise impressive Wi-Fi camera.
While local storage fans will like Oplink's "Cloud-free" approach, its comparatively low-resolution cameras and high monthly fees make it tough to recommend.
As a basic domestic surveillance kit, the $199 Peq Watchdog bundle misses the mark but has the potential to grow into a complete smart-home solution.