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Nest Dropcam Pro Remote Access Security Camera with Speaker
By: Jodi Marks
The Nest Dropcam Pro (model# DCAM-002-THD) is a Wi-Fi enabled indoor security camera for your home that can be accessed remotely from a computer or smartphone.
Nest Dropcam Pro features include:
- Two-way speaker: Allows you to hear what’s going on in your home and communicate back and forth.
- Night vision: Allows the camera to see in the dark and in low-light situations.
- Zoom: Allows you to zoom the camera in remotely for a closer look.
The Nest Dropcam Pro is available at The Home Depot. Watch this video to find out more.
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Jodi Marks: I love a smart house, and I love products that make my house even smarter. Take a look at this right here by Nest. This is another addition to their family. This is the Dropcam.
This thing is awesome because it is so easy to install. When you open it up, you have the camera here. But you also have the cable that hooks into your computer, so that you’re allowed to program it through your computer. It hooks up to your Wi-Fi, then that cable doubles as the power cord.
So you plug it in, after you’ve programmed it. Now you can put it anywhere. You can put it on a table. You’ve got a wall mount on the back, so you can mount it on the wall if you need to. And of course, it swivels, so you can get it at the right angle that you like.
The features that I like about this is on the back here is a two-way speaker. So if you’re monitoring your kids while you’re at work, you can talk to them. Or if you see your pet getting into the trash can, you can tell him no. Or if you have an intruder in your house, you can tell them to get out. But that’s a great, little feature.
Another thing is it’s got night vision, so you can see in the dark. And, also, it has a zoom-in quality on the camera, so you can get in tight on someone’s face if you need that. All in all, I think this is a great addition to your house to make it that much smarter.