More and more people are moving towards a home that is characterized by being increasingly smart, which is characterized by the presence of devices that allow you to manage different functions remotely.
Today we will deal with the smart wifi video door phones, the instruments connected to the network that ensure that we know who is ringing at the door simply by looking at the smartphone, interacting with a possible guest by opening the door and much more.
We will analyze below the main features, the advantages and some models on the market, as well as, of course, the reviews of the best models and offers on the market.
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Knock Knock. Who is it? To answer this question today, just take a look at the smartphone. We are in the middle of the era of home automation, and all this is, in fact, possible thanks to the Smart video door phones.
The intelligent doorbells that use the home wifi network to connect to the mobile devices of the whole family and allow remote control even for hundreds of kilometers of distance.
What Are They For?
First of all, we make a distinction: these are smart doorbells and not intercoms, and therefore they must be installed in areas without public view since the on-board camera could, in theory, always remain on despite the privacy of those passing by.
The video door phone is designed to be switched on normally only on request and can be installed on an external fence or a public road.
An example of a Smart video door phone can be BTicino Classe 300x, which has a lot in any way with these devices (wifi connection, remote control from a smartphone) but is part of a real video door phone system.
The smart doorbells with video are new concept devices mainly designed for all those who want to have control of an area at the entrance of the house, even from the office or in the shade of an umbrella on the beach.
The best they can give if they are combined with one or more wifi cameras ( here and here you will find two models reviewed by our editors, however different alternative solutions for sale online ).
A Smart system for remote control of the locks ( here, here and here you find some models that we have talked about in the past, however many equally functional solutions are on sale on the net ).
Thus authorizing, for example, the entrance to the maid, the son who forgot the keys in the house, or the courier who came to take us Amazon’s latest purchase.
With the Smart doorbell with the video, you can watch who is ringing at the door through the built-in video camera directly from your smartphone and, using the speaker and microphone, and you can enable two-way communication to interact with whoever is on the other side.
Whether we are spaced out on the sofa, and we do not want to get up or if we actually are not at home but we still want to believe that we are right there a few meters from them (an excellent deterrent for thieves!).
What to Consider when Buying?
When you decide to buy a Smart doorbell with video, one of the essential features is the video camera: we believe it makes little sense to be able to answer remotely if there is no possibility to watch who is on the other side. Of course, it is better than nothing, but given the current costs, it is better to bet on a complete device.
To this must be added speaker and microphone, essential to be able to talk to those who are on the other side, and a good waterproofing: it is a device that must be installed outdoors, so the resistance to water, humidity, and atmospheric agents is essential to ensure a long life of the device.
What Are the Advantages that Derive?
When you decide to install a smart wifi video intercom at your home, there are several advantages for the user. First of all, the convenience of remote management that allows, by simply taking a look at the smartphone.
Who is knocking on your home even if you are not physically present in the house? Immediately afterward, we must consider the increase in the safety factor that is provided. It will be possible to know who is walking around the house at any time.
The most advanced models are also equipped with movement sensors that allow the video door phone to be activated as soon as someone moves near the house.
Finally, another aspect not to be overlooked is the ease of installation of these devices. Being equipped with wireless technology does not require the passage of wires, but it may still require the help of a specialized technician to adjust the opening of the door.