How do you prevent burglaries in your home?

Prevent burglary with the Netatmo Presence.

4 December 2018

Protect your garden, why and how?

Prevention is always better than cure. Your own safety, that of your family and your property starts with securing the environment and exterior of your house, including your garden. Did you know that in almost all cases, burglars try to enter through the back door? Therefore, it is important to try to prevent burglars before they get to the (back) door. The best way to do this is to ensure that they give up early. Forget the signs with 'I watch here!' or a Dobermann showing their teeth. Your home must be less attractive than that of your neighbours.

It is no secret that nothing works better tin scaring of burglars than a good security camera. At 50five we have the best camera currently available on the market: the Netatmo Presence.

With the Netatmo App you can see exactly what happens

50five's secret weapon to garden security!

The Netatmo Presence detects people, cars and animals that come close and can distinguish them by Smart-Sight. This function, based on an innovative artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, allows the security camera to send you real-time specific notifications in case a car, person or animal passes your house. Netatmo presence adapts to your preferences meaning you can easily set up the notifications you want to receive.

A smart lamp is built into the camera allowing you to decide whether it is switched on manually via the app or you program it so that the light only comes on when motion is detected. You can also set the lamp so that it only comes on when a car is in the picture, or when a person comes into your garden. The choice is yours! 

The security camera that distinguishes

The Netatmo Presence detects people, cars and animals that come close. Not only that: this camera also distinguishes them by Smart-Sight. This function, based on an innovative artificial intelligence algorithm (I can send you the details), allows the security camera to send you real-time specific notifications in case a car, person or animal passes your house (I have already a message from ... a rabbit). Netatmo presence adapts to your preferences: you easily set up the notifications you want to receive.

A smart lamp, of which you can set the intensity, is built into the camera: you decide whether it is switched on manually via the app or you program it so that the light only comes on when motion is detected. You can also set the lamp so that it only comes on when a car is in the picture, or when a person comes into your garden. You decide! 

Good overview of your garden with Netatmo Presence

Set up warning zones

The security camera also allows you to set 4 warning zones - specific areas to keep an eye on: a high hedge? The driveway? The road behind your gate? You can also set it so that it doesn’t send you unnecessary notifications when cars go past your drive.

Netatmo Presence only activates when something happens, so it does not record hours and hours of video footage. However, if you did want to, you could watch live 24/7 from anywhere.

You can also scroll through the recorded images and download anything that is relevant. To see what happened when you were gone, quickly go through the material with the "fast motion" function - offering you a quick overview of the day.

Storage area

A microSD card is supplied with the camera, so you can save the images locally and store all the data. Be careful though, because if the security camera and the microSD card break, you cannot look back at the images in the app. However, you can also save your videos in Dropbox or in your personal FTP server.

Good to know

One of the limitations of this camera is that you cannot communicate with (unwanted) visitors. You can see them, but do not have the ability to talk to them.

You install the Netatmo Presence yourself

We recommend placing the camera at a high location, preferably in the location of an existing outdoor light. Before you install the Netatmo Presence, make sure you have a good, stable WiFi connection at that location. You could also hire a professional if you wanted to hang your camera somewhere where the required electricity is not yet available.

If you don’t have a good internet connection in your garden, then you will find the solution in our webshop: the Netgear Arlo for example. This is a highly versatile waterproof camera perfect for both in and outdoors!

The Netatmo Presence is compatible with Apple Homekit, Apple Watch, IFTTT and the Netatmo app. The Netatmo Security app is available in the App Store (iOs8 or later required) and in Google Play Store (Android 4.3 or higher required). Allowing you to watch your videos on any device: your smartphone, tablet, MacBook or laptop.

If you wanted to extend your security even further, you could install other security systems or accessories, such as the Somfy IntelliTAG sensor: these are activated by the first signals of possible burglary (the use of a drill or hammer for example) and warn you immediately (Somfy works via internet connection on your smart device). These sensors, which fit most doors and windows, are sold separately or in bundles of 5. Discover them on 50five.co.uk!