The ability to integrate with Arlo Ultra Security Camera Systems with Arlo SmartHub VMB5000 version is now available. Arlo users can already monitor their cameras thanks to the use of the Arlo iOS app, but compatibility with HomeKit will ensure greater convenience for iPhone users. iOS users will be able to access certain functions of their Arlo Ultra security system within the HomeKit home automation system, using Apple's Home and other compatible applications (such as Eve System and Home +) and Siri voice control thanks to a free and automatic firmware update.
After the Pro and Pro 2 models, the turn of the most powerful camera in the Arlo series can now also be managed via voice commands. Arlo Ultra users, combined with the Arlo SmartHub base station model (VMB5000), can now receive notifications on the Home app every time motion is detected by the cameras. IOS users can also use Siri to quickly activate HD live streaming footage on their iPhone or iPad with a simple voice command. C
on HomeKit, Arlo Ultra users have the possibility to set some functions to control other devices in combination with the cameras: for example, it is possible to set the automatic activation of the lights connected to HomeKit every time a movement is detected by the Arlo Ultra camera.
Arlo Pro ultra equipped with advanced 4K HDR video quality with color night vision, wireless configuration, a 180-degree diagonal field of view, an integrated reflector and two-way audio with advanced noise cancellation,
Prices start at 499.99 for the 1-camera system which includes a one-year subscription to Arlo Smart Premier, Arlo's artificial intelligence and machine vision service, which offers 30 days of sequential storage of cloud recordings and personalized detection of individuals, vehicles, packages and more. Arlo Ultra available at all major electronics and e-commerce stores and also on Amazon.
On this macitynet page you will find the guide on how to bring Arlo pro and pro 2 cameras to Homekit and their functionalities.