Samsung unveils a new slate of smart tech led by the SmartThings Cam

Samsung’s SmartThings has been wholly focused on providing smart home technology to consumers that can all be managed as a group or individually within its free SmartThings app, and today, the company is taking the wraps off three new affordable additions to its lineup.

Dubbed the SmartThings Cam, the star of today’s announcement was designed to allow families to keep watch over their home at any moment, from anywhere in the world. As it’s equipped with a 145-degree wide angle lens, it’s capable of capturing more within the frame than many of its competitors can, while its 1080p HD video, night vision, and High Dynamic Range help provide crystal clear footage no matter what time of day it is.

One of the most helpful features of the SmartThings Cam is its ability to alert your phone when motion is detected in the house. You’ll immediately be able to access the camera and see what’s going on, and thanks to its advanced object detection, you won’t receive false alarms because of pets roaming around or cars passing outside. You can even set activity zones which will focus the camera’s sensors on a specific area of the room it’s in. There’s also a built-in microphone and speaker,…

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