What is Video Doorbell?
The video doorbell is a relatively new smart home category. A video doorbell works by sending you a real-time alert on your phone with a live video shows whoever is ringing your doorbell, you will also hear a regular chime sound. A built-in microphone and speaker in the doorbell allow you to speak with the person outside. It also records footage of visitors that approach your door while you're away or unable to answer.
Features of Foscam Video Doorbell
Face Detection & Face Recognition
In addition to the basics such as motion/sound detection, the Foscam video doorbell also offers free face detection.
Besides, it has a new feature - face recognition (need to pay an extra fee to subscribe to this service on Foscam Cloud).
Foscam video doorbell supports real-time two-way audio, with a built-in mic and speaker, you can communicate with welcomed guests and get rid of unwanted guests no matter where you are.
Foscam video doorbell has dual-band WiFi, which means you can pair it with either a 2.4GHz or 5GHz network. It reduces connection time and simplifies the setup process. Connecting a 5GHz network strengthens the connection while also prevents signal interference.
Smart Home Compatibility
Foscam video doorbell is compatible with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, which helps you to check the front door with more options. Once you've enabled the skill, simply say "Alexa, show the front door" to launch a live stream on your Echo Show. Similar voice commands are also available with Google Assistant.