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Topic: Camera

How to create your own HomeKit camera with a Raspberry Pi and HomeBridge

03/21/2018, 11:03 am

Though Apple's HomeKit home automation platform has supported cameras for over a year, manufacturers have been slow to bring compatible devices to market. Learn how you can create your own HomeKit security camera for around $60 in this tutorial.


Netgear adds HomeKit compatibility to Arlo Baby Smart HD Monitoring Camera

02/21/2018, 02:02 pm

Netgear has issued an update to its Arlo Baby Smart HD Monitoring Camera that adds support for HomeKit, a change that now allows homeowners to watch a live video stream from the camera through the Home app on their iPhone or iPad, as well as by asking Siri to view the feed.


Netgear adding HomeKit support to Arlo Baby camera in early 2018

01/09/2018, 08:01 am

Netgear will be updating its Arlo Baby Smart HD Monitoring Camera later this quarter to include support for HomeKit, an update that will allow for the live video feed to be viewable from within the Home app on an iPhone or iPad, as well as a request to Siri.


Home security camera company Blink bought out by Amazon

12/22/2017, 01:12 pm

After fulfilling a $1 million crowd-funding campaign for a debut security camera, shipping a second, and announcing a third Blink has been bought by Amazon for undisclosed terms, likely dashing any hopes for HomeKit integration.


Google engineer proves any iPhone app with permission to access the camera is capable of spying

10/26/2017, 09:10 am

A Google engineer has demonstrated it is possible for a malicious iOS app to spy on a user, with a proof of concept app capable of photographing or recording from both iPhone cameras without the user's knowledge, all by exploiting the permissions granted by the user allowing access to the cameras.


New Apple video ad shows the effects of Portrait Lighting mode in the iPhone 8 Plus

09/30/2017, 05:09 pm

Apple is promoting the photographic capabilities of the iPhone 8 Plus in a new advertisement released on Saturday morning, with the ad highlighting the new Portrait Lighting mode included with the iPhone by showing the effects users can produce using the feature.


Apple allegedly gearing up for future iPhone with greater than 12MP camera order

09/05/2017, 09:09 am

With the fall iPhone releases on the doorstep, new reports from the supply chain suggest that Apple has turned to its lens supplier for the next generation already in search of camera sensors in excess of 12 megapixels.


Inside iOS 11: Apple's Portrait Mode in iPhone 7 Plus exits beta, allows effect to be turned off after the fact

08/10/2017, 01:08 pm

In the latest iOS 11 beta, Apple has taken the Portrait Mode camera setting out of beta, and has altered how the camera roll handles the pictures to allow for the effect to be removed from a picture with it at any time.