Is Wyze Complete Motion Capture Worth It?

Complete Motion Capture was recently rolled out by Wyze as a premium add-on service.  Let’s look at the service and figure out if it’s worth spending some additional money. We have been big fans of Wyze previously having looked at the Wyze Cam and Wyze Cam Pan. Wyze Complete Motion Capture Service Description A Wyze Cam out of the box is a great value.  There’s few like it at this price point.  Compact deign, an easy to use app and free cloud storage for motion events.  The free cloud service provides twelve seconds of storage for the motion event. The … Read more

How to Watch a Camera on Google Nest Hub

The Google Nest Hub has been around for several years.  It’s the visual extension of Google Assistant.  The integration is tied heavily with your Google services such as Photos, Calendar, Search and even YouTube. Several manufacturers support integration.  To no surprise, Nest cameras are supported.  So is Wyze with the Wyze Cam V2 and Wyze Cam Pan.  Other supporting manufacturers include Arlo, Zmodo, Logi Circle and several other brands.  No IFTTT is necessary for these cameras to be seen on the Hub. Watching a Camera on Google Nest Hub It can also be integrated quite easily with several popular camera … Read more

Review of the Wyze Plug

It’s interesting to see how Wyze Labs is evolving from a security camera company to one that has diversified across a wide array of home automation products.  The Wyze Plug is one of their latest entries into this product line. We have looked at several cameras from Wyze Labs including the Wyze Cam and Wyze Pan.  Very well priced, reliable and free cloud.  Their cameras are hard to beat in terms of what you get for the price.  Following in those footsteps, Wyze Plugs are also reasonably priced and come with some nice features. Smart plugs aren’t new.  They have … Read more

How to Perform a Factory Reset on a Wyze Cam

It’s typically the last resort in troubleshooting, but sometimes you just have to bite the bullet and start over.  Hopefully, you never need to reference this article, but we’re going to describe how and when to perform a factory reset on a Wyze Cam. There are currently three different versions of Wyze Cam.  We will cover factory reset instructions for all three.  As Wyze introduces new models, and we get our hands on them, this article will be updated. When is a Factory Reset on a Wyze Cam Necessary? A factory reset on a Wyze Cam is a last resort … Read more

Wyze Cam Pan is a Feature Packed Bargain

The Wyze Cam Pan is a new concept from Wyze Labs.  We’ve previously looked at the Wyze Cam and then the Wyze Cam V2.  We were impressed with both for being bargain priced and feature rich. We got our hands on a Wyze Cam Pan.  It’s well engineered and the app works great.  Let’s take a deeper dive into our review. Software You can access the Wyze Cam Pan through an iOS or Android device.  This camera cannot be accessed from a web browser. Setup of the Wyze Cam Pan is easy.  Download the app and sign up.  After that, … Read more

How to Automate Using IFTTT for Wyzecam Security Cameras

It’s always good to see a camera manufacturer listen to their fans and implement features that can enhance their devices.  It’s even nicer to see them do it without charging their existing owners for new enhancements.  That’s exactly what happened when they implemented IFTTT for Wyzecam.  We continue to be impressed at the value that Wyzecam delivers at a very reasonable price.  There are two versions of the Wyzecam and IFTTT works on both. What is IFTTT? For those unfamiliar with IFTTT, here’s a brief overview of the free service.  IFTTT is an acronym for “If This Then That”.  You can do … Read more