Logitech has released a new firmware update to Circle 2 cameras that adds snapshot alerts for free. The feature sends a still image as a notification to your iPhone when motion is detected so you can know if it needs your attention or not.
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Snapshot alerts can be turned on from Logitech’s mobile app after updating Circle 2 to the latest firmware update.
An extension of our Smart Alerts feature, Notification Snapshots is available for Android and iOS versions of the Logi Circle app and provides you with a visual “snapshot” of an event or scene sent straight to your phone’s home screen when motion triggers your Circle 2 camera.
Firmware is updated from the settings section within the app for each camera individually. Wired Logitech Circle 2 cameras are one of just a few HomeKit-connected cameras on the market.
For customers with multiple Circle 2 cameras, Logitech has also announced an expansion of its subscription service.
-For single camera homes, Circle Safe Basic subscriptions are $3.99/month and Circle Safe Premium are $9.99/month or $99.99/year
-For up to 5 cameras, Circle Safe Basic Home starts at $6.99/month or $69/year and Circle Safe Premium Home starts at $17.99/month or $179/year. If you own 5 cameras, that’s just $1.15/month per camera if you choose the Basic plan and $2.98/month per camera when you choose Premium
While the new snapshot alert feature is free, Circle Safe Premium subscribers will have an advanced version of the feature:
When you have the Circle Safe Premium Subscription, Notification Snapshots provide a zoomed in view of the object(s) or person that triggered the motion based on the Person Detection feature, which uses advanced analytics.