At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show, Withings introduced the next-generation version of its “Home” smart security camera and baby monitor, which adds HomeKit compatibility.
The new “Home Plus” is one of the first security cameras on the market to integrate with HomeKit, allowing it to interface with other HomeKit-enabled products and be accessed through Apple’s own Home app.
Like many security cameras on the market, the Home Plus streams HD video to a smartphone or tablet, allowing users to keep an eye on their homes when away, or on their children when in a different room. The Home Plus sends notifications out when there’s unusual noise and movement, and it’s able to monitor indoor pollution.
Design wise, the Withings Home Plus looks similar to the original Withings Home, introduced in 2015, with a wood enclosure and white accents that house a wide-angle camera. It has the same HD camera with night vision support and the ability to store video for up to 48 hours with no subscription plan needed.
Withings plans to make the Home Plus available for purchase during the first quarter of 2017. It will be priced at $199.
Withings has also begun selling its new Withings Steel HR, an analog fitness tracking watch with a built-in heart rate monitor. First introduced in September, the Withings Steel HR looks like a traditional watch, but features heart rate and activity tracking. The Steel HR is available for $179.95 to $199.95 from the Withings website.
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