Wyze made its $4 Cam Plus Pro monthly subscription service widely available this week. The service introduces facial recognition and 24/7 professional monitoring to existing Wyze cameras, including the, and panoramic v1.
The professional monitoring feature of Cam Plus Pro is based on the third-party service Noonlight. Essentially, you will be able to arm your camera and if the device detects a person, it will alert you and the monitoring service. If you enter a PIN code, the alarm will be cancelled. Otherwise, the monitoring service will attempt to contact you and, failing that, alert the authorities.
Wyze already offers professional monitoring for its, but the Cam Plus Pro service is separate – focusing on camera monitoring rather than triggered sensors. In the event of an emergency, Noonlight agents will be able to transmit video captured by the device during the specific event to 911 dispatchers, but they will not be able to access live video feeds or stored video history.
The cost-conscious smart home security developer accelerated the development of new devices and services in 2022, launching aa and one bundle in March and April only. This accelerated expansion comes after a slow year for Wyze in 2021, in which for the otherwise portfolio-friendly company.
This also follows a recent report that the companyto a serious security breach in its cameras for nearly three years – leading to questions about .
Cam Plus Pro is now available.