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DoorBot WiFi video doorbell hands-on

DoorBot WiFi video doorbell hands-on

Does your doorbell need WiFi? DoorBot thinks it does, and the company crowdfunded its way to production having convinced enough backers that $199 wireless video-streaming door furniture with a companion iOS app was an essential part of the smart home. Now, with the first units shipping out, we caught up with DoorBot to try out the camera ourselves, and find out why soon the cloud might be keeping a record of your every caller.

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Samsung SmartCam HD PRO WiFi IP unveiled with ultra-wide lens

Samsung SmartCam HD PRO WiFi IP unveiled with ultra-wide lens

Samsung Techwin, maker of security and surveillance devices, has unveiled the SmartCam HD PRO, a WiFi IP surveillance camera offering 1080p Full HD video recording and a 128-degree ultra-wide-angle lens. With the SmartCam HD, users will be able to remotely monitor various premises with a mobile device via an Android and iOS app.

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TRENDnet lax webcam security prompts first FTC action on connected home devices

TRENDnet lax webcam security prompts first FTC action on connected home devices

The Federal Trade Commission has made its first ever action against a maker of connected everyday devices, TRENDnet, for what it says is lax security despite promises stating otherwise. TRENDnet makes a variety of wireless webcams, connected home security cameras, and other such devices that connect to the Internet, devices that the FTC states left consumers' personal feeds open to public eyes.

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Intel reveals Creative Senz3D depth camera: Embedded version in 2014

Intel reveals Creative Senz3D depth camera: Embedded version in 2014

Intel's Computex 2013 keynote wasn't all Atom and Core; the company also had a new gadget to show off, the Creative Senz3D camera. Intended to add depth vision to an Intel-powered computer, the add-on camera is set to go on sale next quarter, and brings Kinect-style motion-gesture control to the desktop. However, Intel also has ambitions to integrate it into future systems.

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Researchers create virtual therapist with webcam and game sensor

Researchers create virtual therapist with webcam and game sensor

Researchers with the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies are working on a virtual therapist that appears lifelike and is aimed to help those who need some type of counseling but aren't yet ready or able to see a live worker. In addition, the digital shrink, because of the way it is designed, can be used to monitor the minute details of a person's body language over time, helping a live counselor monitor progress.

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Logitech unveils new Webcam C930e aimed at business users

Logitech unveils new Webcam C930e aimed at business users

Logitech offers all sorts of products that are geared more towards business users than consumers. One of the most common products the company makes specifically for business users are certain types of webcams. Logitech has unveiled a new webcam for business users today called the Logitech Webcam C930e.

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Logitech K725-C keyboard adds VoIP Caller ID screen and controls

Logitech K725-C keyboard adds VoIP Caller ID screen and controls

Logitech has outed a new keyboard, the UC Solution for Cisco 725-C, complete with dedicated VoIP controls and a caller ID display. The new 'board - which Logitech says pairs up neatly with its C920-C webcam and M525-C wireless mouse - is designed specifically to work with Cisco's Jabber service, allowing users to throw out their desk phone and instead handle incoming and outgoing calls, voicemails, and more from their PC peripherals.

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Belkin NetCam HD WiFi camera hands-on

Belkin NetCam HD WiFi camera hands-on

Back in early November, Belkin unveiled the NetCam WiFi camera, but it only supported standard definition, and it was the company's first try at implementing a wireless camera. However, the company has released a sequel here at CES 2013, and its calling it the NetCam HD. We stopped by the company's booth to get a look at the new device.

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Samsung Smart Evolution Kit, TV Camera and Multi-View 3D Glasses revealed

Samsung Smart Evolution Kit, TV Camera and Multi-View 3D Glasses revealed

Samsung knows there's more to a home entertainment room than a big screen TV alone, and the company has a bevy of new A/V kit including the much-anticipated Smart Evolution Kit. The latter - slotting into the dedicated bay on the back of high-end 2012 Samsung sets - adds the new 1.35GHz A15 quadcore processor that features in Samsung's UN85S9000 and other 2013 models, powering the latest Smart TV functionality and natural-language voice control. Read on for all the details of the new A/V range.

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D-Link weatherproof webcam is your eye among the wildlife

D-Link weatherproof webcam is your eye among the wildlife

D-Link has outed its latest home security camera, the HD PoE Outdoor Cloud Camera (DCS-2310L), promising streaming 720p video for those moments you're convinced the squirrels are preparing to storm the castle. Weatherproof and supporting power-over-ethernet rather than WiFi, the compact camera shoots 1280 x 720 video or 1280 x 800 stills and squirts them both over its 10/100 ethernet connection and saves them to a microSDHC card.

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Logitech adds Mac support to Alert security camera system

Logitech adds Mac support to Alert security camera system

Logitech has extended support for its Alert security camera system to Macs, with a new version of the Commander control software pushed out for OS X. The new app supports viewing live footage from Logitech's Alert series of HomePlug-enabled cameras, as well as recording it in HD resolution, while viewpoint controls allow users to digitally pan, tilt, and zoom what they're seeing.

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Logitech Broadcaster WiFi Webcam beams straight to Ustream

Logitech Broadcaster WiFi Webcam beams straight to Ustream

Logitech has outed its latest webcam, the Logitech Broadcaster WiFi Webcam, and as the name suggests it cuts the cord with some integrated wireless. Capable of streaming directly to Ustream, the new camera can also be used with the Broadcaster app for Mac, iPad, or iPhone, for more control over what gets squirted online. Meanwhile, the WiFi Webcam can also be used to accompany the existing camera built into your laptop.

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