Ecobee’s new security camera doubles as an Alexa speaker
Ecobee SmartCamera | Image: Ecobee
Smart thermostat maker Ecobee has announced its first indoor security camera, the $179 SmartCamera. The device is actually just one piece of a new home security platform, which the company calls Haven. In addition to the new SmartCamera, Ecobee is also introducing SmartSensor for doors and windows, a combination entrance and motion sensor that’s not unlike Google’s Nest Detect. The new SmartSensors will be sold in two-packs for $79. Both are available for purchase starting today.
Both of the new hardware products work in concert with Ecobee’s SmartThermostat (as well as the older Ecobee3, Ecobee3 Lite, and Ecobee4 models) and its basic SmartSensors to automatically determine when you are home or away and arm the system and set the…