What you need to know
- Eufy's new EufyCam 2 supports Apple HomeKit
- EufyCam 2 ships as a hub and two cameras, and comes with a full year of battery life.
- It also has 1080p video, night vision, smart image enhancement and local storage.
Eufy has announced its brand new security Camera, EufyCam 2, which features support for Apple HomeKit.
Anker was mentioned as a HomeKit partner back at WWDC in June, now it has announced the EufyCam 2, one of the first cameras to support Apple HomeKit and, when it arrives, Secure Video. Launched at an event in NYC last night, EufyCam 2 features a hub and two cameras bundled together at the cost of $349. The cameras come with 1080p video support, and a full-year of battery life. It also features night vision, "smart" image enhancement, human detection and secure local storage. It also has a 100dB intruder alarm.
EufyCam 2 features free DVR functionality so that you can store video locally with on the included microSD card, contrasting with its competitors which charge a fee for cloud storage. As noted the EufyCam 2 is HomeKit enabled, however HomeKit Secure Video support won't be available until later in 2019.
EufyCam 2 will be available to pre-order from best buy starting next month, at the price of $349.
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
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This is excellent! I've been waiting to see what was coming out that supports HomeKit Secure Video. Now I just have to decide which router to upgrade to.
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