Amazon has today rolled out a new update to its Cloud Cam security camera range adding a number of new features tweaks and enhancements. Available to purchase priced at $120 the Amazon Cloud Cam security camera, has been designed to function with Alexa and now includes notifications and detection alerts via Echo devices. The latest update enables customers to now opt in to receive motion and person detection alerts on any Amazon Echo device they wish.
On the screen based Echo devices such as the Echo Show and Echo Spot notifications and alerts will pop up on screen while on the Echo and Echo Dot, Alexa’s ring will glow yellow. Owners can also ask Alexa for notifications using commands such as “Alexa, what’re my notifications?” or “Alexa, play my notifications.” Settings for notification frequency can be adjusted using the official Cloud Cam application. Amazon has also added the ability to turn on Cloud Cam security cameras using the Alexa voice control service by simply saying “Alexa, turn on [Camera Name].”
Other new features include the ability to use a browser-based web interface to check your camera feeds from anywhere. Allowing owners to keep an eye on things from a computer or similar when perhaps a smartphone isn’t a convenient option. Feeds can be viewed by simply logging into cloudcam.amazon.com.
Amazon has also added a new two-way audio feature on the Echo Show and Echo Spot systems allowing you to use the microphone in the lower right hand corner of your app screen to talk through one of your security cameras. For more information and full specification details jump over to the official Amazon online store where the Alexa supported Amazon Cloud Cam Security Camera is now available to purchase priced at $120.
Source: Android Police