Eve for HomeKit app update adds a new camera overview and Eve Cam upgrade
What you need to know
- The Eve for HomeKit app has been updated to version 4.5.
- Latest update adds a new camera overview screen that displays multiple HomeKit camera views at once.
- Update also includes an option to flip the Eve Cam's orientation for mounting it upside-down.
Eve has released a new update to the Eve for HomeKit app (opens in new tab) that adds a slick way to view HomeKit-enabled cameras within the home. Version 4.5 of the Eve for HomeKit app, now includes a new My Cameras tile available in the At a Glance tab that puts the live view from the Eve Cam, along with other HomeKit cameras, together in a single view.
Bringing up the new view requires just a single tap within the app, and once in the My Cameras view, a full-screen view for a single camera is another tap away. To make accessing the new view even easier, Eve has also included a handy Siri Shortcut in the release. The new Shortcut gives users the ability to use phrases such as "Show My Cameras" to summon the view on-demand, which works on both the iPhone and iPad versions of the app.
In addition to the new overview, Eve has also released a firmware update to the Eve Cam that adds the ability to flip the camera's orientation. This feature opens the door to mounting the Eve Cam upside-down, and when combined with the camera's magnetic base with angle adjustments, adds even more flexibility.
The Eve for HomeKit 4.5 update and app are available now as a free download (opens in new tab) on the App Store. Additional details about the update can be found on the Eve Blog at evehome.com.
Hey Siri, show the cameras!
A new view
The latest update to the Eve app adds a slick way to view the Eve Cam along with all of your other cameras at the same time. The update also brings a flipped orientation view for mounting the Eve Cam upside-down.
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