June 15, 2024
Aqara Launches Affordable 'Camera E1' With Support for Apple HomeKit Secure Video

Aqara Launches Affordable 'Camera E1' With Support for Apple HomeKit Secure Video

Posted November 15, 2023 at 7:10pm by iClarified
Aqara has announced the launch of new affordable 'Camera E1' indoor security camera with support for Apple HomeKit Secure Video.

The Camera E1 is compatible with major platforms like Apple Home, Amazon Alexa, and Google Home. It not only fully supports HomeKit Secure Video including end-to-end encryption and local recognition, but also can stream to Google and Alexa smart displays, which makes it universally compatible. Plus, you can now trigger features like Pan/Tilt movements, Privacy Mode, and more within those platforms and voice assistants by activating Aqara Home scenes.

Aqara Launches Affordable 'Camera E1' With Support for Apple HomeKit Secure Video


Features


● Super-Crisp 2K Resolution & 360° Viewing and Night Vision - Experience crystal-clear surveillance with a high-resolution 2304 × 1296 pixel sensor and a wide-angle f/2.0 lens. The Pan/Tilt motor allows for a full 360° viewing angle which enhances the person tracking feature. The E1 also includes a 940 nm infrared backlight designed not to disrupt your sleep during nighttime use. (The Camera E1 uses an industry-standard USB-C port.
● HomeKit Support & Wide Compatibility - The Camera E1 provides full support for HomeKit Secure Video (An active iCloud subscription and an Apple Home hub is required), including end-to-end encryption and local recognition, which ensures protection against data theft and safeguards your privacy at home. Moreover, thanks to Aqara Home scenes, the Pan&Tilt mechanism, Privacy Mode, and other functionalities can be controlled on third-party platforms like HomeKit, Alexa and IFTTT.
● Privacy Protection and On-device Detection for Local Automation - The Camera E1 offers an automated privacy mode that can pivot the lens and deactivate the camera. Additionally, audio recording or the microphone can also be disabled, either manually in the app or through automations. Moreover, the built-in NPU supports advanced features such as filtering motion events, recording a video, or triggering an automation in case of person detection.
● Multiple Storage Methods - 24-hour encrypted cloud storage is included without any fees for maximum security. Furthermore, the Camera supports microSD card storage (up to 512 GB) for recording in full quality, whether it's continuous or triggered by events, which can also be backed up to an SMB3-compatible NAS storage. (A supported Micro SD card and SMB-compatible software are required.)
● Advanced Wi-Fi 6 and WPA3 Security - The Security Camera E1 supports Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, an advanced wireless protocol known for its improved performance, even in the most congested network environments, for smoother live views and lower latency. Moreover, the latest Wi-Fi security standard WPA3 is supported to further protect your data. (Note: Requires 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi, and 5 GHz Wi-Fi is not supported.)
● A 5V 2A USB-A power supply is required and is not included

The Camera E1 is available now for $59.99. For a limited time Aqara is discounting the camera by 20% off to just $47.99. To get this discount use Amazon coupon code USE1CAMERA. Users in the EU can use coupon code CAMERAE1EU.

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Aqara Launches Affordable 'Camera E1' With Support for Apple HomeKit Secure Video


Aqara Launches Affordable 'Camera E1' With Support for Apple HomeKit Secure Video

Aqara Launches Affordable 'Camera E1' With Support for Apple HomeKit Secure Video
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