The Arbor Video Doorbell offers more than Ring, for less


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Arbor, a new Silicon Valley startup, is announcing its first product today: the Arbor Video Doorbell. Coming this summer, Arbor does everything you’d expect and maybe a little bit more for a price that might surprise you, especially if you get your preorder in early.

First, let’s get past the base-level functionality. Arbor streams 1080p HD video and two-way audio day or night over an 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz) connection to your home’s Wi-Fi. It features a removable Li-ion battery that lasts about a year on a single charge, according to the company, and the doorbell can be mounted without the need to connect any special wiring to the electricity or your old chime. The iOS and Android apps alert you to people at the door, either after they...

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