Ring Video Doorbell is one of those gadgets you need to have in your arsenal, particularly if you live in an area where break-ins are frequent. This innovative doorbell lets you adequately monitor who comes to your home, even when you are away.
The doorbell offers a better way of monitoring your home than using the services of a traditional alarm-monitoring company. You need not worry about burglars cutting electricity to your alarm system or getting charged for false alarms. Ring Video Doorbell is designed to enable you see and interact with anyone at your door from anywhere you might be. The idea behind Ring is that burglars usually ring the doorbell first to check if anyone is at home before getting down to their nefarious acts.
The easy-to-install video doorbell is set up using your existing doorbell wiring or as a standalone battery-powered device. It needs a wireless network to work and has a motion sensor which monitors movement within specified zones. You are immediately notified on your Apple, Android or Windows 10 smartphone whenever the doorbell is rung or the motion detector is set off. You will be able to see who is at your door or within the specified distance from your property. The Ring Video Doorbell also lets you hear and speak to the person at your door via your phone or PC as if you are indoors, even though you may actually be on the other side of the world.
Specs and Features
A 180-degree wide-angle HD (720p) camera is provided on the Ring and this can be adjusted to your liking. The doorbell supports two-way audio with noise cancellation. Infrared LED lights are provided for night vision while “bank-grade” encryption ensures robust data protection. Optional Cloud Video Recording lets you store videos online for up to six months and share with friends or law enforcement officers. The doorbell’s rechargeable battery is said to offer up to 12-month battery life on regular usage.
A Pro model of the doorbell offers you a higher-resolution Full HD camera as well as an improved 5GHz Wi-Fi support. The slimmer device also enables you to better tweak your motion-detection zones, among other improvements.