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Pro Easy to use iOS app
The companion app is simple and intuitive. With it it's possible to enable/disable monitoring, set alert thresholds, choose a lullaby to play, adjust night light colors and brightness, and turn non-stop listening mode on or off. In monitoring mode in addition to the live video feed the app displays temperature, humidity and audio level as well as gives easy access to microphone for two-way communications, turning the built-in night light on and off, playing a lullaby and taking a picture.
Pro Has a variety of sensors and helpful alerts
The camera can monitor movement, sound, temperature, and humidity and send alerts via push notification when it detects changes. The sensitivity of when alerts should be triggered can be adjusted.
Pro Has lullabies preloaded on the device
The device comes with a selection of lullabies preloaded that can be played through the built-in speaker. Lullabies include:
- The Alphabet Song
- Brahms Lullaby
- Chopin Nocturne
- Silent Night
- For Elise
- White noise
Pro Comes bundled with attachment for crib rail
The camera comes bundled with a magnetic, detachable mount, that's intended to be used to set up the camera on a crib railing.
Pro Easy setup
To use the device it has to be pair with an iOS device and a companion app has to be downloaded and set up. Usually takes 3-4 minutes.
Pro Good video quality
The cameras shoots 2048x1536 video with a 90-degree lens.
Pro Battery backup
If unplugged, the camera will still function for an hour.
Pro Live feed and two-way communications
A live feed can be accessed from anywhere via companion app. Access to the feed requires logging in. Multiple accounts can be set up. The camera can even be used for two-way communication thanks to built-in microphone and speaker.
Pro Automatic night vision
The camera detects when light goes out and automatically switches to night vision mode.
Pro Non-stop listening mode
Non-stop listening mode will stream audio while running the app in background.
Con Streaming over mobile network is limited to 15 minutes a day
Only 15 minute a day can be viewed remotely for free, after that it's $6 for 100 minutes. This limitation goes away once on a Wi-Fi network.
Con Somewhat lacking night vision
Night vision works up to 5 meters, but it starts losing brightness considerably after 2m.
Con Small coverage
Since it's just a 90-degree lens it can't cover everything and there's no way to adjust the camera's angle.
Con iOS only
There's no Android, desktop or web app available.