A quick side-by-side comparison of Nest Cam with The thing is, it really isn't a fully functioning security camera -- which would be a deal breaker if its video quality wasn't so darn impressive.
Just don't expect it to function as I'm a little torn on Nest Cam.
Its specs -- 1080p video (specifically, a 1920x1080, 2-megapixel resolution), night vision, two-way talk, sound and motion alerts, optional Nest Aware cloud services that let you revisit past footage and set activity zones for a fee -- are solid.
Nest Cam Indoor plugs into power so you never worry about dead batteries.
with Nest Aware Some cameras can’t stay on all the time because they rely on batteries, so they only start recording when they sense motion. With a Nest Aware subscription, Nest Cam continuously records 24/7. Nest Cam looks for motion and listens for conspicuous sounds, like a boom or the crash of a window breaking.
The Nest Cam Indoor security camera is designed to help you look after your home and family – even when you’re away.
With 24/7 live streaming, a versatile magnetic stand, person alerts with Nest Aware and one app for all your Nest products, Nest Cam Indoor helps you keep an eye on what matters. “I saw the intruders with the Nest app and used Talk & Listen to scare them away.
There are many options available – you can get cameras with streams sent directly to your mobile device, motion-activated sensors, and even GPS collars. Motorola Scout1 Wi-Fi Pet Monitor for Remote Viewing This video camera sets up on your home’s network quickly and easily to allow you to view your furry friend’s activities from no matter where you are.
Consider your family’s needs when looking for a device. Netatmo Welcome Home Security Camera This home security camera allows you to record video or access live streaming via your smartphone or PC in crystal clear 1080p high definition. Motion Detector Alarm with Chime Receive notification via a 100 d B alarm or chime sound when your pet goes in an area they shouldn’t. TENVIS JPT3815W Wireless IP Internet Surveillance Camera Available in a choice of two color options, including an HD model, this wireless camera features pan and tilt to help you get the ideal viewing angle of your furry friend. D-Link DCS-930L mydlink-Enabled Wireless-N Network Camera This wireless camera connects quickly and easily to your home’s wireless network and is available with an optional Wi Fi extender to boost the network signal. Misafes Wireless Smart Camera, 360 Rotation Mi-Cam Available in a choice of three fun colors and a kid-friendly design, this wireless camera provides high-quality HD video streaming that can be remotely viewed from your smartphone, tablet or computer with no subscription fees whatsoever. You can easily use the free app to access and control the camera remotely. 2 Easily keep track of your pet’s activities remotely via your computer or smartphone no matter where you are in the world with this wireless video camera that installs in just minutes. D-Link Wireless Day/Night Network Surveillance Camera (DCS-932L) This camera is great for keeping tabs on your family pet during the day or night and is available in a choice of colors and packages to suit whatever pet monitoring needs you have. Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Security Camera The Dropcam offers a high-quality video monitoring solution that is up to twice as sharp as previous models and connects quickly and easily to your computer, Android, or i OS device. Idea Next Wi-Fi Network IP Security Spy Video Surveillance Camera This wireless camera allows you to monitor your pet’s activities via your computer, i OS or Android device in stunning, crystal clear 720p HD video.
You can also compress the recorded file and reduce its size for easier storing.
Upload recorded videos straight to Google Drive, You Tube, Vimeo or Facebook.
Sign up for free and record 5 videos per month, the maximum length per video is 5 minutes.