Blue by ADT launches a suite of HomeKit-ready cameras

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LifeShield has changed its name to “Blue by ADT”, but the bigger news out of CES 2020 is that it has launched three new DIY smart home security products, and they’re available today. All of them are cameras, and the collection consists of a video doorbell (pictured above), an indoor camera, and an outdoor camera.

As for what they all have in common: they each cost $199.99, can recognize faces, and each also supports two-way talking and custom motion zones for alerts. Arguably their biggest selling point is HomeKit compatibility, as Apple’s smart home protocol has been in need of an upswing in support like this. That said, it might be a little deflating to learn that HomeKit — along with Google Assistant support — won’t be available…

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