VueZone Support Extension Beyond 2017

In an unexpected change of mind, Netgear announced a VueZone support extension beyond their announced December 31, 2017 discontinuance. VueZone owners might remember seeing our past article on VueZone Alternatives Needed By End of 2017.  The article detailed Netgear’s recent announcement regarding elimination of support for the software used to watch video from the VueZone cameras.  While they did not mention dropping support on the hardware platform, they did announce that the back end would not be supported and the VueZone cameras would no longer be able to talk to the back end – meaning you were out of luck if looking to … Read more

VueZone Alternatives Needed By End of 2017

One of my earlier exposures to the home security camera world was with the VueZone system.  I just received an email from Netgear, makers of VueZone, that support is ending for these cameras at the end of 2017.  I don’t think I ever had a camera where support actually ended and couldn’t no longer be used. Important Update:  VueZone Support Extension Beyond 2017 If you weren’t aware of this, be sure to read their announcement. Highlights from the announcement: After December 31, 2017, the following will apply: – All VueZone hardware products including base station and camera will cease to communicate … Read more

Arlo Smart Home Security Camera Review

The Arlo Smart Home Security Camera System is a follow on generation to the VueZone.  These cameras are made by a large networking company called Netgear which is known for their line of wireless routers.  They now have a division called Arlo which puts out security cameras.  I have used their products for a long time, both the cameras and routers.  They are reliable and easy to use.  You don’t need to be a network genius to use their products. Netgear got into this line a few years back when they purchased a company called Avaak.  They have carried the basic premise … Read more