Logitech Announces Circle View Doorbell Featuring Portrait Video and Face Recognition
Logitech today announced its first wired video doorbell Circle View Doorbell, developed exclusively for Apple HomeKit. Featuring Face Recognition and Logitech TrueView best-in-class video, Circle View Doorbell gives crisp head-to-toe portrait video from just two feet away, true HDR to handle high-contrast scenes, and color night vision up to six feet away. Logitech Circle View Doorbell, compatible with most existing wired doorbell systems and designed to complement homes of every style.
With HomeKit Secure Video, a powerful and secure smart home platform available on more than a billion active iOS and iPadOS devices, intelligent detection is done securely and privately on your HomePod, the new HomePod mini, or Apple TV to determine when a person, animal, or vehicle is in the video. You can securely interact with Circle View Doorbell in the Home app or by asking Siri on supported Apple devices.
Face Recognition identifies people users tag in their Photos library or recent visitors captured by his camera or doorbell in the Home app. With Circle View Doorbell, users can use the Home app to be notified when people come to the door and receive smart notifications across his Apple devices — on his iPhone and Apple Watch while you’re away, or even an announcement on Apple TV and HomePod.
Users can even mute his home’s existing wired chime. Video streams and recordings using HomeKit Secure. Video are processed on the home hub device, uploaded to iCloud, and are end-to-end encrypted securely to the Home app. These recordings do not count against your iCloud storage limit for photos, videos, and files.
Logitech Circle View Doorbell supports existing systems powered by 8-24 V AC transformers with 10 VA or higher power. Logitech Circle View Doorbell is available for $199.99 for the self-installation option at logitech.com and apple.com in the United States, and for $299.99.