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Smart Home Security Camera That Can Recognize Smoke Alarms

Posted January 4, 2016

Spot is a smart home security camera that can recognize smoke alarms. It also has night vision, HD resolution streaming video, motion detection, audio detection, zoom, local video storage (up to 64 GB Micro SD) and free cloud video storage.


Sound Recognition feature gives an ability to identify and notify of carbon monoxide and smoke alarm sirens. With the magnetic mounting plate for wall mounting and twistable, turnable, expandable legs, it can capture any angle.


Spot offers free cloud video storage so you can automatically record and view events in case Spot is triggered by activity, sound and more. Spot also has a MicroSD slot and can store up to 64 GB of video locally.



  • Sound Recognition (patent-pending) – You can receive notifications if your smoke or CO alarm sirens are going off
  • Time Lapse custom videos – Create your own videos capturing hours and days in the blink of an eye
  • Free Cloud video storage
  • Local video storage (up to 64 GB MicroSD, not included)
  • 2-way audio
  • Easy magnetic mounting
  • Voice-guided audio setup
  • HD real-time streaming video
  • Night vision
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Motion detection
  • Sound detection
  • Flexible and adjustable legs for easy wall or table mounting
  • Android and iPhone apps



  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 (720P)
  • Field of View: 130º lens
  • Image Sensor: 1/3” CMOS
  • Night Vision Distance: 30 feet
  • Video Format: H.264
  • Local Storage: Up to 64 GB (MicroSD card not included)
  • Cloud Storage: Up to 30 10-second video clips rolling storage
  • Motion Detection Range: 20 feet
  • Audio: 2-Way Audio
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • Mounting Method: Wall and table mounting
  • Ports: 1 Type-A USB, 1 Micro USB
  • Dimensions: 1.97” x 1.97” x 2.20” (50mm x 50mm x 56mm)
  • Weight: 3.53 oz (100g)
  • Power: DC 5V/1A
  • Power Cable Length: 6 feet
  • Operation Temperature: 32ºF ~ 104ºF (0ºC ~ 40ºC)
  • Operation Humidity: ≤ 90% at 104ºF (40ºC)
  • System Requirement: iOS 6.0 and higher, Android 4.0 and higher
  • Bandwidth Requirement: Upload Speed 1Mbps


The project campaign is on the Kickstarter and is fully funded. Backers can get one with a pledge of $49. Shipping is estimated to start in Feb of 2016.


Source: Kickstarter

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