In the same time our video entry SIP developments “high end” based on the Raspberry Pi, we realized that it would be a shame to miss the needs of customers looking for a small, simple and cheap device devoid benefits evolutions of the Raspberry but doing the job.
We have begun testing a small very promising video door station since for a very low price, it enables communication with your Android smartphone or iPhone.
Unlike other similar products good manufacturing Asian markets we found some advantages to this product:
- managing an electric strike the choice of using WiFi or Ethernet connection
- Possible connection in local mode without being dependent on an external server
- Audio and video quality correct
- Video surveillance and alarm options (we have not had the time to explore)
Disadvantage at this stage of our tests: no connection to the exit button (fortunately we have a timed relay board for that)