You can install the Ring Floodlight Cam yourself in a matter of minutes to replace an existing floodlight with a smart home security tool that includes an automatic light as well as a camera that can notify you and allow you to talk to whoever is outside your house using a built-in speaker.
The Ring Floodlight Cam is available to pre-order today for $249 at Ring and will ship in early April. Ring announced the new home security device at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
The WiFi security camera connects to your home network and includes a 1080P camera, support for cloud recording and push notifications. It also features the loudest speaker on an outdoor camera according to Ring. When you don’t want to talk to a potential intruder, activate the 110dB siren and send them running.
Each Ring Floodlight Cam includes a 270-degree motion detection LED lights that automatically come on and IR support, which you might call night vision. The floodlight packs 3K Lumen LED lights and is weather resistant.
Unlike a traditional automatic floodlight that can only alert you when you are home, the Floodlight Cam can send you alerts to your phone when it detects movements and turns on. This will also trigger a recording that you can watch live or go back and watch later.
Once you know someone is outside your home, you can flip the lights on and off rapidly, yell through a loudspeaker or activate the siren to scare off the potential intruder and alert neighbors.
You can install the Ring Floodlight Cam yourself using the current floodlight wiring on your porch and around your house. In addition to motion detection, you can set the lights to come on and off on a schedule and to integrate with smart light systems.
Ring Chief Inventor and Founder says, “With learnings from Ring Video Doorbell combined with our mission of reducing crime in neighborhoods, the team and I invented the next layer of easy-to-use, DIY, proactive outdoor home security. We are now able to deliver the full Ring of Security to every corner of your home, giving you preventive, 24-hour monitoring in one, integrated solution. Floodlight Cam enhances Ring’s mission of reducing crime in neighborhoods and when used with the Ring Doorbell, provides a complete proactive, preventative home security system.”
Ring designed the Floodlight Cam to work in conjunction with the Ring Video Doorbell and the Ring Stick Up Cam. All the devices use the same app to access notifications, video and settings.