From CNET: Logitech on Monday announced a new indoor security camera -- the Circle View Camera. This $160 security camera has a very specific audience: it only works with HomeKit Secure Video.
HomeKit is Apple's iOS-only smart home platform. Like Alexa and Google Assistant, HomeKit is voice-enabled via Siri and has its own app -- the Home app. The Apple platform links your various smart home devices together, but HomeKit has been slower to grow than its competitors, sparking criticism.
Others praise Apple for its comparatively stricter privacy and security policies.
HomeKit Secure Video lives on the Home app just like the rest of HomeKit, but it's a service specifically for security cameras that allows for free 10-day cloud storage. Given that most companies charge a fee for cloud storage, this is a big deal.
But, of course, it's limited to Apple users.
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