What you need to know
- Arlo has announced that its Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is now available at select retailers.
- Latest product combines a powerful floodlight with the the acclaimed Pro 3 camera.
- Arlo has also released an updated Alexa skill for its Video Doorbell.
Arlo has announced (opens in new tab) a pair of smart home goodies including the release of its Pro 3 Floodlight Camera, and an update to its Alexa Skill for the Video Doorbell.
Arlo's security hybrid, the Pro 3 Floodlight, combines a powerful floodlight with the company's popular Pro 3 Camera into one convenient package. The floodlight camera can be powered by the included rechargeable battery or hard-wired, and it can integrate with existing Arlo devices or work as a standalone solution.
The new camera sports a 160-degree field of view, HDR, and captures footage at 2K resolution, 2560 x 1440. The camera also includes a siren built-in, and lighting can be set to solid, or a flashing pattern. Other features are staples such as 2-way audio, weather resistance, and smart home integration through Amazon's Alexa and the Google Assistant.
Speaking of Alexa, Arlo's CEO has took to Twitter today to announce that an updated Alexa Skill is now available for its Video Doorbell. The updated skill allows Amazon Echo devices to answer and 2-way talk to visitors when the Video Doorbell button is pressed. Arlo's CES also mentioned that the company plans to add this functionality to other cameras as well in the coming weeks.
The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is available for purchase now at Home Depot (opens in new tab) with a retail price of $249.99. The Floodlight will also be available soon at other major retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon (opens in new tab), as well as on Arlo.com (opens in new tab).
Flood them with light
The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight protects your home with 2K HD visuals and a powerful LED floodlight. This hybrid is completely wireless, with a long lasting rechargeable battery, and connects to your home via Wi-Fi.
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Christopher spends most of his time writing and dreaming about all things HomeKit and the Home app. Whether it is installing smart light switches, testing the latest door locks, or automating his households daily routines, Christopher has done it all.
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