Looking into smart doorbells. The ones with the app and the camera. Looking for something the wife can use. Who can reccomend?
@ryan I don’t know myself, but I found this thread: https://libreddit.spike.codes/r/homeautomation/comments/mytf8f/open_source_options_for_doorbell_camera/
Btw, just ignore firstname.lastname@example.org. User-friendly is for everybody
@blueberry My general point was that I know when you move to the FOSS side of applications, they tend to get more "technical" and lose simplicity that may come from a big player. While I'm all for FOSS (and I'm a developer who loves to tinker), my wife is not and just wants something simple to use. I don't want to frustrate her with a FOSS app that may be difficult to use.
Bottom line: I'm technical, she is not, so a camera with a simple and easy-to-use app (FOSS or not).
@ryan yes, I understand that, so now I think you should be focused more on having a camera that sends the least amount of data to a 3rd party while still having a simple and easy-to-use app
If you trust Amazon to do it right, Ring has E2EE built-in: https://support.ring.com/hc/en-us/articles/360054941551-How-to-Set-Up-Video-End-to-End-Encryption-E2EE-
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