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Saturday, July 31st, 2021 6:29 PM

Camera Features

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4.3K Messages

2 years ago

Hi kameechewa,

Thanks so much for the suggestions.

Adjustable IR sensitivity is a great idea. Though it sounds like you've got a SimpliCam set up in your backyard? Unfortunately, those are really calibrated for indoor use, so outdoor environments can get a bit tricky. It's usable, but not perfect. Keep an eye out for our dedicated Outdoor Camera which is on the way soon.

As for the second suggestion - our cameras as a whole are designed to augment the security system. So they're built to respond immediately and in the moment. Unfortunately, they are not intended for surveillance. You might notice that you cannot livestream indefinitely, even with just one camera.
Though there's something in that other idea, of adding local storage so that the cameras can still be useful even if WiFi is unavailable.

Matching alarm sounds for the app is also great, and the request for better integration with Smart Home platforms is evergreen - you're not the only one asking for it!

I'll be forwarding all of your suggestions to our engineering teams.

- Johnny M.
SimpliSafe Home Security



526 Messages

2 years ago

Keep an eye out for our dedicated Outdoor Camera which is on the way soon


What does 'soon' mean because at various times on these forums and in SS press releases 'soon' has turned out to be 1-2 years or more. Are we looking at a 2021 release? Can you give us any other info?

157 Messages

2 years ago

OMG I would LOVE to see ALL our simplicams on one screen like I can our wired system!!!!!!!
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