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We were so excited when we first read about the Nest Cam IQ and its awesome face recognition feature that could identify people and track them or send alerts if they’re not recognized. Then we saw the camera’s $300 price tag and the excitement immediately vanished. As it turns out though, it doesn’t cost anywhere near that much to get this great feature in your home. Check out the Tend Insights Lynx Indoor 2 Indoor WiFi Security Camera on Amazon — it has the same great feature and it only costs $59.99!Tend Insights Lynx Indoor 2 - Indoor WiFi Security Camera with Easy Bluetooth Setup, Two Way Au… Price:$182.73 Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission
Here’s more info from the product page:
- Easy setup – quick and easy Bluetooth setup within minutes to begin secure monitoring
- Facial recognition – intelligent facial recognition software lets you choose who your camera recognizes, get a check-in notification with familiar faces
- Network Connectivity – stronger network Connectivity to ensure Ease of use for all family members
- Free cloud storage – backup and review videos with our cloud storage, included with your purchase. It’s free, so you can always see what’s happened for the previous 7 days
- Motion detection & instant alerts – get immediate notifications on your mobile device for events triggered by motion detection
- Built-in support for 802.11b/g/n 2.4Ghz Wifi band (5Ghz currently not supported, please confirm that your router supports 2.4Ghz Wifi Band). Access your camera with the Tend Secure App on your mobile device anytime, anywhere
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