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Netatmo adds HomeKit Secure Video to Smart Outdoor Camera, promises doorbell support soon

Netatmo Smart Outdoor Camera

Netatmo has followed through with its promise to bring HomeKit Secure Video to its outdoor camera with floodlight via a free firmware update available to users shortly.

The new firmware update has started to roll out to users and includes support for HomeKit Secure Video which allows recorded video to be saved to iCloud and viewed from within the Home app.

"Keeping their data privacy in mind and willing to give them further options, we decided to support Apple HomeKit Secure Video," said Netatmo Founder Fred Potter.. "This allows Netatmo users to securely store activity detected by the Smart Outdoor Cameras in iCloud. On top of local storage, Netatmo users can now choose between 3 back-up storage options to the cloud: Apple HomeKit Secure Video, their personal Dropbox account or their FTP server."

With HomeKit Secure Video and a Home Hub, users can customize what the camera does when they are home and away as well as control what users in the home have access to. If you have the 200GB plan for iCloud storage you get ten days worth of stored clips for a single camera while users on the 2TB plan get ten days of storage for up to five cameras.

Netatmo also says that HomeKit Secure Video is next slated to be added to the Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell though no date was given for the update.

You can grab the Netatmo Smart Outdoor Security Camera from Amazon for $292 and you can save an additional 15 percent by clipping the on-page coupon.

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