CES 2020: Abode Launching Indoor-Outdoor Security Camera, Doorbell Version and HomeKit Support Planned

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Abode today at CES 2020 in Las Vegas introduced a new security camera that can be used both indoors or outdoors.

The modular security camera has many commonly seen features like 1080p video recording, a 152-degree field of view, infrared night vision, motion sensing, facial recognition, a built-in microphone and speaker for two-way communication, and IP65-rated water and dust resistance.

abode indoor outdoor security camera
Abode said it has submitted the camera for HomeKit certification, which would allow live video to be streamed in the Home app and for the camera to be controlled with Siri voice commands. It is unclear how long this process will take.

An included doorbell mount allows the camera to be installed flush against the door and powered by existing doorbell wiring, or a corded attachment can be used to mount the camera outdoors and have it powered by a standard outlet. Abode will also be releasing a model with a built-in doorbell button in the future.

The camera will be available for $199 starting in the first quarter of 2020.

Top Rated Comments

buttongerald Avatar
14 months ago
Had to do a double take on this for a second as I read it as "Adobe launching..." as opposed to "Abode launching...".

Because that's what we all need, a subscription based camera that can send images right to Lightroom.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gplusplus Avatar
14 months ago
Hey look! Another product where HomeKit support is “planned.”
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Wiesenlooser Avatar
14 months ago
Still the stupidest name ...
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
alphaswift Avatar
14 months ago
Abode? Adobe's lawyer will be calling in 3...2...1...
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gplusplus Avatar
14 months ago


These guys *really* didn't think much about having an easily-recognizable name unlikely to be confused with another company, did they...

All I need to know is how much these cameras increase the cost of my Creative Cloud subscription.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Unity451 Avatar
14 months ago
Sounds about as good as my Aplpe AirPops Pro.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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