Dropcam cameras, launched in 2009, are used to catch burglars, monitor cats and dogs and live-stream county fairs.
The cameras sense motion and sound and send alerts when it detects something moving around or making noise and with its Talkback feature, users can also talk through the camera, or yell at a dog to get off the couch, CNN reports.
The gadget also works in the dark and the videos recorded are private and encrypted by default, however, users can choose to make a stream public.
Dropcam recently unveiled a new version of its camera, the
CEO and co-founder
Duffy said that on an average iPhone and iPad users log in for more than five minutes in a day to watch their Dropcam streams.
The company offers a paid service, between
Most Popular Stories
- Apple Wants Samsung to Pay $22M for Patent Dispute Legal Bills
- Twitter Coming to Phones Without Internet
- NASA Fellowships, Scholarships Bring Diversity to Workforce
- Dish Network Leads 2013 Top 50 Advertisers List
- Networks Vie for U.S. Hispanic TV Viewers
- Ad Counts Rise in 2013 for Hispanic Magazines
- Jobs Report Brings Cheer As Unemployment Drops to Five-year Low
- Entravision Initiates Quarterly Cash Dividend
- Starbucks Gets Grinchy; No Gingerbread Lattes for Tampa Customers
- Warner Bros. Unleashes 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Merchandise