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Wyze Cam v3 arrives with weather-resistant design for outdoor use

Wyze Cam v3 arrives with weather-resistant design for outdoor use

Smart home company Wyze has released the third version of its cube-shaped Wyze Cam, keeping the same $20 price tag but adding some notable features to the mix, including a weather-resistant design that makes it suitable for outdoor use. The camera competes with some of the latest and greatest on the market, promising advanced features that make this a notable upgrade over the previous (and likewise $20) security camera.

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Wyze Thermostat preorders go live just in time for winter

Wyze Thermostat preorders go live just in time for winter

The latest connected home product from Wyze, the Wyze Thermostat, has arrived. Consumers can now preorder the device, which is currently listed as shipping in December. As with other devices previously introduced and released by Wyze, the new Thermostat has a budget-friendly price, making it an inexpensive way to start automating one's home. The Wyze Thermostat joins the company's security cameras, headphones, and more.

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Wyze Headphones with hybrid ANC boast high-end features at budget price

Wyze Headphones with hybrid ANC boast high-end features at budget price

Wyze, the company best known for its inexpensive smart security cameras, has quickly expanded its product portfolio to become something more of an IoT company rather than one focused on home security. The latest product revealed by the company is its new Wyze Headphones, a model that promises high-end audio quality without a high-end price tag.

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Wyze Video Doorbell is just $30 – Headphones and Thermostat to come

Wyze Video Doorbell is just $30 – Headphones and Thermostat to come

Wyze has launched its new Video Doorbell, the first of three new products - including headphones and a smart thermostat - it plans to announce over the next two weeks. The Wyze Video Doorbell promises a 1080p Full HD video feed from your front door, with motion-triggered notifications and an aspect ratio designed to capture everything that's going on at your doorstep.

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Wyze trials experimental ‘pay what you want’ Person Detection

Wyze trials experimental ‘pay what you want’ Person Detection

The previously available, then removed, and then returned again Person Detection feature for Wyze home security cameras is available to some Wyze customers at a pay-what-you-want rate, the company has announced. We've known about this intended business model since July, one that underscores the costs associated with offering this AI-powered capability. Whether this pricing structure works in the long run is yet to be seen.

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Wyze Cam Plus subscription launches with people detection and price boost

Wyze Cam Plus subscription launches with people detection and price boost

Wyze, the company best known for its inexpensive security cameras, has announced a new subscription called Wyze Cam Plus that replaces its previous Complete Motion Capture plan. With this optional subscription, customers can gain access to enhanced features over what is included with the cameras, the most notable being the return of Wyze's people detection feature...and a price boost to match.

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Wyze Cam Outdoor security camera now available to pre-order

Wyze Cam Outdoor security camera now available to pre-order

Budget smart home security company Wyze has launched pre-orders for its newly introduced Wyze Cam Outdoor security camera, one that is designed for wireless use outdoors. The Wyze Cam Outdoor looks like a more rugged version of the cube-shaped Wyze Cam models, offering a variety of features that make it suitable for exposure to the elements, including wire-free operation and IP65 weather resistance.

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Wyze Person Detection is coming back, but with a huge change

Wyze Person Detection is coming back, but with a huge change

Last year, Wyze announced that it was removing Person Detection from its Wyze Cam after a disagreement with the company that powered the feature. Ultimately, Wyze removed the feature in January, but said that this was merely a temporary measure and that the feature would be returning someday. Wyze is about ready to send Person Detection live again, but there's going to be a big change shipping along with it.

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Wyze Cam Outdoor offers battery-powered security on a budget

Wyze Cam Outdoor offers battery-powered security on a budget

Low-cost camera company Wyze has revealed its newest model, and as the name suggests the Wyze Cam Outdoor is its first intended to go outside. Battery powered, and able to work with both a base station for streaming and in a standalone mode for impromptu monitoring of a hotel room or other situation, the new camera sticks with Wyze's tradition of being more affordable than most.

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Wyze teases its future smart home hardware and features in new video

Wyze teases its future smart home hardware and features in new video

In a new video titled 'Our Pitch to Investors,' smart home company Wyze has teased some of the hardware and features that it has in the pipeline. Wyze says that it has more than 30 "pieces of hardware in the works," hinting at a huge expansion of its product offerings in the future. The company is hoping to raise funds to give it a bit of security amid the economic downturn.

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Wyze users can now access emergency services in its smart home app

Wyze users can now access emergency services in its smart home app

Smart home company Wyze has announced a new partnership with Noonlight that brings a new emergency services feature directly to its mobile app. With this, Wyze device owners can easily access emergency services from within the Wyze app, eliminating the need to separately dial 911. The feature works simply by tapping an emergency button found within the mobile app.

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Wyze releases new firmware that turns security cameras into webcams

Wyze releases new firmware that turns security cameras into webcams

Wzye, the connected home company best known for its inexpensive home security cameras, has released a new free firmware that enables users to transform those security cameras into webcams. The reason for this is obvious: many people have found themselves suddenly having to work from home and, as a result, many stores are sold out of high-quality webcams. This firmware update offers the next best option.

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