SkyBell Wi-Fi Video Doorbell

SkyBell is a Wi-Fi enabled video doorbell that comes with an app that allows you to see who’s at your door (and talk to them) through a live video feed to your iOS and Android mobile devices, even if you are in another country!

Pretty cool idea, right?

Here are some of the features:

  • advanced motion sensor for sending alerts and video even when a visitor doesn’t press the button
  • contrast setting for more favorable lighting
  • ‘on-demand’ feature that allows you to see out of the SkyBell camera at any time
  • turn off your home’s doorbell chime from the app
  • invisible night vision for viewing after dark
  • snap a picture or record a video stream directly to your device
  • looks cool

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Like anything else though, there are a few cons

  • SkyBell requires full-time power and is designed to be connected to a wired, mechanical doorbell chime. This means installation is a pain, and we wish they would simply make a battery-powered version you could stick anywhere.
  • apartment dwellers cannot use the device, because of the above.
  • image quality is not the greatest.

The product retails for about $200, and you can get it on Amazon .

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