Company Overview of 88Volts, Inc.
88Volts, Inc. develops Web-enabled video monitoring solutions. It offers an Internet-accessible camera or IP camera, and an online service that enables users to see what happened and share it with family and friends. Its platform includes Wi-Fi security camera that enables users to monitor video of their home or business through the Web or on their mobile device; Online Service, which enables users to watch the video from a Flash-enabled browser or iPhone; and Dropcam Connect for online streaming and recording. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California.
160 Spear Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Founded in 2009
Key Executives for 88Volts, Inc.
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
88Volts, Inc. Key Developments
Dropcam, Inc. Launches Dropcam Pro, Home Video Monitoring and Do-It-Yourself Security
Oct 10 13
Dropcam, Inc. launched Dropcam Pro, home video monitoring and do-it-yourself security. Dropcam Pro, the company's next-generation product, delivers video performance, premium audio quality, better wireless connectivity, fast mobile setup and more. Dropcam Pro also incorporates Bluetooth low energy for connecting to sensors and other devices in the home, positioning it as an ideal hub for the connected home. Dropcam Pro and Dropcam (formerly Dropcam HD), are the Wi-Fi video monitoring solutions that offer truly simple and fast setup with intelligent monitoring features to drop in on the places and people user cares about from anywhere in the world. In addition to the great features Dropcam customers have come to appreciate, Dropcam Pro sets a new benchmark in home video monitoring with the following key advancements: video quality. Dropcam Pro incorporates a six-element, all-glass lens, a first in the home monitoring category, and a larger image sensor to provide 2x sharper video during the day and 7x better performance in low-light conditions and at night. Wider field of view. Dropcam Pro supports an amazing 130-degree field of view -- 20% wider than the prior-generation Dropcam. Dropcam now offers pinch-to-zoom with an enhance feature that supports up to 8x zoom for Dropcam Pro and 4x zoom for Dropcam. Better audio. Dropcam Pro has a new microphone with double the sampling rate and a new speaker for sound that's louder and clearer. Get up and running without a computer. User can now set up Dropcam Pro directly from your iOS device (iPhone 4S or later, iPad 3rd generation or later, and iPad mini). Dual band Wi-Fi. Dropcam Pro supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi networks for improved wireless connectivity. Activity Recognition (beta). Using advanced computer vision and machine learning technology, Dropcam Cloud Recording can now recognize motion patterns in user video stream and group together like activities. Customers can name these activities and customize alerts for them. Dropcam Pro integrates a low power Bluetooth LE radio that is used for mobile setup and allows Dropcam to integrate with additional devices.
88Volts, Inc. Announces Availability of Scheduling and Location-Based Camera Control for Dropcam iOS Users
Apr 24 13
88Volts, Inc. announced the availability of scheduling and location-based camera control for Dropcam iOS users. Customers with the latest version of Dropcam for iPhone or iPad can now set any Dropcam to turn off or on based on pre-determined settings such as location, time, or day. The features let customers program Dropcam in a variety of ways. For example with Dropcam version 2.1 for iOS it is now possible to: Set Dropcam to turn off when return home and turn on when leave, Set Dropcam to turn on and off at set times within a day and Turn Dropcam on for a period of days while people are away for an extended period of time such as during a vacation. The new scheduling and location-based control features work with all Dropcam models, including Dropcam HD, Dropcam Echo, and Dropcam Original. Scheduling and location-based control are not currently available for Dropcam customers using the Dropcam Android app. Dropcam HD is the only Wi-Fi video monitoring camera that offers truly simple and fast setup with intelligent monitoring features so people can check in on the things they care about from anywhere in the world 24/7. Dropcam utilizes bank-level security to encrypt all video so customers can rest assured that no one but them can ever access their video. Dropcam HD includes full 720p streaming, night vision, digital zoom and two-way talk back, and with the optional DVR service customers can access stored footage of the past seven or thirty days. Customers can also set up email and smartphone alerts triggered by Dropcam's motion and sound sensing technology.
Dropcam Launches Android Application
Jun 19 12
88Volts, Inc. released an Android app that brings a better experience to the mobile platform. The new app is built natively for Android rather than using Adobe Air and provides live video, two-way audio and free motion alerts through a better user interface. The company said that the app was built to better match the iOS version. This comes several months after Dropcam introduced its second generation monitoring camera at CES 2012. At $150 the Dropcam HD hits at lower price than its predecessor and features 720p video, better low light capture and, of course, remote access. After a period of tight demand, the Dropcam HD is now widely available.
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