Many smart home products still require wires and power. Blink, a home monitoring camera from a company called Immedia, started as a Kickstarter campaign and start to ship their battery-powered, smart home camera. Blink is a cheap, battery-powered Nest Cam competitor but doesn’t offer enough functionality.
|Device name||Nest Camera||Immedia Blink Home Security Camera System|
|Dimensions||6.6 x 3.8 x 6.5 inches||The camera itself is a 2.75-by-2.75-by-0.5 inch square. It can fit in the palm of your hand.|
|Resolution||Full H.264 encoding, up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) HD at 30 frames/sec||720p HD|
|Video storage||it is just Cloud Video Recording (CVR).||2 Hours Free Cloud and local storeage by USB Port a USB port with the ability to store your videos in places.|
|Night Vision||Yes||Illuminator for Night Vision with HD clarity|
|Field of View||130°|
|2-way audio (Talk & Listen)||Yes||Blink doesn’t currently support two-way talk, audio alerts and third-party integrations,|
|Key Features||* Wire-free and powered by 2 AA Lithium batteries.
* The low price tag comes at the cost of features.
* You can set the Blink camera to record when motion is detected.
|Hub||You need to plug a Sync Module hub into an outlet to get Blink cameras working.|
|Where to buy||Order Nest Cam.||Order Blink Home Security Camera System|