Soon, Google CCTV cameras may secure your house from intruders. The multinational corporation is reportedly planning to buy home security camera firm Dropcam. San Francisco-based Dropcam offers a $150 Internet-connected camera that is controlled from a special app. Using the special app, users can see live feeds, zoom and record footage. It also has a night vision mode, two-way talk back and digital zoom, The Information reports. Also Read - UEFA Euro 2020: Colourful Google Doodle kicks off European Football ChampionshipAlso Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
Google s Nest division is plotting a move into the home-security market and has considered acquiring connected camera-maker Dropcam to accelerate the push, according to several people close to Google, the blog reported. Also Read - Sundar Pichai: 5 interesting facts about Google CEO you never heard before
Google recently bought Nest for $3.2 billion which makes smart thermostats that can be controlled by a smartphone app.
The Google move comes as Apple is preparing to turn the iPad into a universal ‘home remote’ that could control everything from TVs to washing machines and lights.