Logitech Circle 2 Cameras Will Soon Support HomeKit Secure Video

One of the many features that Apple announced iOS 13 would ship with later this year is support for HomeKit video cameras via HomeKit Secure Video. Now Logitech has confirmed that one of its existing devices will support it.

When Apple confirmed HomeKit Secure Video it noted Logitech as a partner. Now the company has confirmed that not only will future cameras support the feature, but that an existing camera will also be included – the Circle 2 Wired security camera, to be precise.

Circle 2 Wired Cameras will support HomeKit Secure Video with a free firmware update later this year – stay tuned for more details.

HomeKit Secure Video will allow video to be analysed on-device before being encrypted and sent to iCloud. Neither the device maker nor Apple will be able to see that video, which is something existing cameras aren’t able to claim. In fact, some video doorbells have recently been found to have people watching their feeds without users’ knowledge. That wouldn’t be possible with HomeKit Secure Video.

The Logitech Circle 2 Wired Cameras are already popular among users and support for HomeKit Secure Video is sure to help. The Circle 2 Wired sells for around $180, and while the wireless model may be more desirable it’s worth noting that it will not receive support for HomeKit at all.

All of this will need iOS 13 to ship to the public which is expected to happen later this year. An initial developer beta is in the hands of testers now, with a public beta expected to also arrive within weeks.

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