The likes of Xiaomi and 360 Smart AI are also retailing home security cameras in India
Astrum has unveiled its newest Smart HD IP100 Camera in India. The company claims that this camera can be used for security and surveillance in homes as well as offices.
Manoj Kumar Pansari, Chairman and Managing Director, Astrum Holdings said, “Whether you’re looking for an easy way to check on your elderly parents, kids or pets, or a full-service sentinel to monitor intruders, Astrum IP100 Camera is completely under your eye and has got it all covered. So, no need to install multiple CCTV camera in all directions for a complete view. It’s the era of smarter homes, with smart devices.”
Pansari, in an earlier conversation with EFY-ACE had said, “We are looking at achieving a double-digit market share in the next five years, focusing on our strengths and on our diverse portfolio. We will be aggressive in both new and existing markets.”
Smart security camera wars
With this smart security camera launch by Astrum in India, it seems as if the war in this segment will intensify within 2019 before moving on to the next level in the upcoming years. The use of smart aka IoT features in home appliances has started trending.
Interestingly, Astrum has introduced this camera at a price of Rs 4,690 in the country. The likes of Xiaomi and 360 Smart AI are also retailing such cameras in the country. While 360 Robot Camera D706 is retailing for a price of Rs 8,999, one from Mi is available at a price tag of Rs 2,699.
Astrum IP100 security camera features
The IP100 Camera has 720p HD picture quality with wide dynamic range. It comes enabled to offer 355-degree Pan and 90-degree Tilt feature. It is compatible with Android and iOS devices.
Astrum’s official statement read, “The inbuilt rotating motor allows you to rotate the camera from wherever you are through a mobile app and the inbuilt IR lens provides amazing night vision for complete security. The wireless HD IP100 Wi-Fi CCTV also comes with a motion detection that will send users alarm alert on mobile app when some motion is detected.”
It continued, “The camera also supports two way audio, that lets you connect with the other side of Camera with the help of inbuilt Microphone and Speaker. The Camera allows users to Record Videos that supports 64GB TF capacity. With the data stored, users can remote access & playback the stored data anytime anyplace.”