SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), the leading provider of smart home security cameras, today announced the Arlo Wire-free HD Security Camera’s integration with Samsung’s SmartThings. The collaboration will enable Arlo Wire-free cameras to interact with devices on the SmartThings platform, while also adding video recording to its Smart Home Monitor security solution.
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The Arlo camera makes a great addition to SmartThings Smart Home Monitor as an elegant, and easy-to-use security solution. The camera can be triggered to record video clips by other devices that are part of Smart Home Monitor, such as door, window, or motion sensors. It can also act as a motion detector, to trigger other SmartThings devices, such as turning on lights as a person enters a room or approaches a house.
Accessing Arlo smart cameras within the SmartThings app will make living smart easier than ever. An open platform with a thriving ecosystem, SmartThings brings freedom of choice in devices, and now with the integration of Arlo smart cameras, smart home monitoring has near limitless possibilities. Users may view the live feed from Arlo smart cameras directly within the SmartThings app, right alongside their other devices, offering home monitoring and remote control within a single interface. SmartThings is the easiest way to turn a home into a smart home, with an open platform that has one of the largest ecosystems of compatible devices.
“Arlo’s mission is to deliver products that make it incredibly simple for people to keep an eye on their property, kids, pets and everything else that matters most in their lives,” said Pat Collins, senior vice president of Arlo products at NETGEAR. “By working with Samsung SmartThings to make our innovative, 100% wire-free, HD smart cameras compatible with their platform, we are now able to offer customers the added benefits of seamless connectivity between Arlo and many other smart devices.”
“Interoperability with the most popular and technically advanced devices on the market is key to achieve mass consumer adoption for the smart home,” said Brett Worthington, General Manager for Americas and Vice President of Global Business Development, SmartThings. “At SmartThings, we’re committed to building an open platform with a robust third party ecosystem, and are excited to deliver our customers even more capabilities with the NETGEAR Arlo camera integration available today.”
The SmartThings app is available now and support for Arlo smart cameras is included as of today’s announcement.
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQ:NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. The Company's products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless (WiFi and LTE), Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. The product line consists of wired and wireless devices that enable networking, broadband access and network connectivity. These products are available in multiple configurations to address the needs of the end-users in each geographic region in which the Company's products are sold. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 29,000 value-added resellers, as well as multiple major cable, mobile and wireline service providers around the world. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in approximately 25 countries. More information is available from the NETGEAR investor page or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR on Twitter and Facebook.
SmartThings is the easiest way to turn a home into a smart home, bringing users peace of mind, savings, and convenience. As an open platform with a thriving ecosystem, SmartThings also brings users freedom of choice in devices and limitless possibilities. SmartThings is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and operates independently as a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.
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