Ulo the Owl is a quirky surveillance photographic boob tube camera that breaks the mould from the residue past times redesigning the concept of what a surveillance photographic boob tube camera is supposed to hold off like.
Ulo’s peculiar looks coupled alongside clever functionality makes Ulo standout from the crowd of safety cameras together with inwards a adept way!
At get-go glance, you lot won’t live able to topographic point Ulo’s photographic boob tube camera together with that is because the 2 megapixel safety photographic boob tube camera inwards Ulo is non integrated inwards Ulo’s owl eyes but inwards the shiny beak.
Ulo’s shiny account is where the motility sensor photographic boob tube camera together with built-in microphone are also integrated. The shiny account doubles equally a nifty two-way mirror that gives Ulo 120 degrees champaign of view.
Ulo’s eyes are genuinely ii scout size lcd screens (1.36-inch lcd screens alongside 220×220 resolution) for displaying Ulo’s diverse optic animations which is a huge selling signal for Ulo because of the “cuteness” factor.
From the Ulo app, you lot tin adapt Ulo’s student size, iris size together with alter Ulo’s iris color together with optic reflection.
The top of the caput of Ulo integrates a capacitive impact push clit piece on the bottom, Ulo features a magnet.
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Included alongside Ulo is a neodymium magnet alongside 3m adhesive backing to stick it on a wall. When joined to Ulo, the neodymium magnet creates a really rigid magnetic connection.
The dorsum of Ulo features a micro USB charging port together with a pocket-sized opening to pry opened upwards Ulo inwards one-half together with gain access to the battery compartment which takes iii rechargeable NiMH batteries LR06 alongside a minimum of 1900 mA.
The mac address is written on the top underside of Ulo where you lot also discover what looks similar a 3.5mm sound plug but it isn’t.
The plug connects the top one-half of ulo (the brain) to the bottom one-half of Ulo which powers Ulo. Speaking of half, Ulo’s trunk tin twist some 360 degrees together with then you lot tin seat Ulo at whatever angle when stuck on a wall.
Internally, Ulo features an accelerometer, a bluetooth module, a Wifi module together with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 Series (APQ8009) SoC processor, which is the same SoC (system-on-a-chip) constitute inwards the Nokia 2 together with then Ulo’s encephalon speed has a clock charge per unit of measurement of upwards to 1.3 GHz.
As far equally memory, Ulo possess 1GB of RAM together with 8GB of EMMC internal storage which tin live expanded via the built-in microSD carte slot which supports entirely course of pedagogy 10 retention cards upwards to 128GB. As always, call upwards FAT32 formatting if you lot are using a 64GB microSD carte or higher.
EMMC storage is the same type of retention storage you lot instruct far retention cards together with then when you lot setup Ulo you lot won’t receive got to worry well-nigh erasing the settings when removing the batteries which, past times the way, are non included.
Ulo’s trunk structure is made of ABS-PC plastics together with measures 9cm tall together with 9cm inwards diameter. Ulo weighs 237 grams (with batteries) together with then Ulo weighs equally much equally the Xiaomi Mi smartphone.
Without batteries, Ulo weighs 120 grams together with tin genuinely live powered without batteries when using the included micro USB charging cable.
There are ii ways to connect to Ulo via Cloud Access or Direct Access. Both ways are adept options but connecting straight to Ulo agency your data/information is kept within Ulo rather than stored in Mu Design’s remote cloud server.
Also, when connected to Ulo via Direct Access you lot tin even together with then access Ulo remotely, anywhere inwards the footing which is primarily the principal exercise goodness of Cloud Access together with then from that stand upwards signal Direct Access seems the improve choice because it gives you lot command of your data/information.
Setting upwards Ulo is straight frontwards but live aware that Ulo operates on the 2.4Ghz band together with then Ulo is entirely compatible alongside 2.4Ghz routers. If you lot receive got a dual band (2.4Ghz together with 5Ghz) router, you lot volition take away to switch off the 5Ghz band past times going into the network settings of your router. The steps to setting upwards Ulo are equally follows:
1) Power on Ulo together with connect your telephone to Ulo’s wifi hotspot
2) Download together with opened upwards Ulo app. together with then the app tin discover your Ulo. When the Ulo app finds your Ulo, select it (you volition come across your Ulo alongside a mac address beneath it).
3) Follow Ulo app’s prompts. Place Ulo upside down, select your solid set down together with locomote inwards your router’s wifi settings but earlier you lot exercise brand certain to connect your telephone to your router network again.
6) The adjacent prompt volition give an choice to proceed Ulo correct side up to access Ulo or to proceed Ulo upside downwardly to consummate to a greater extent than administrator settings.
7) Manually Bluetooth pair Ulo alongside your telephone past times going to your phone’s bluetooth settings together with selecting W06S#***** (Ulo’s bluetooth name).
From the administrator settings of Ulo app, you lot tin also create novel users to grant them privileges to persuasion your photos together with videos.
The motility detection sensor built-in to Ulo tin also live tweaked from the Ulo app via a setting called, Detection Exclusion, which lets the motility detection sensor know where to honor together with where non to honor together with then it volition non trigger the alert, which tin also live disabled from the app.
Speaking of alerts, when Ulo detects motility it sends warning notifications via e-mail but earlier Ulo tin ship you lot notifications, you lot take away to consummate the Email Settings past times entering the SMTP server together with SMTP port of your preferred e-mail address.
If you lot receive got a gmail address, you lot volition take away to locomote inwards smtp.gmail.com together with SMTP port 465. If you lot receive got an Outlook address, the SMTP server is smtp-mail.outlook.com together with the SMTP port is 587.
There are iii operating modes for Ulo. Standard mode, Spy way together with Alert way which you lot select from the Ulo app. Standard way is the default together with inwards this way Ulo does non tape but the lcd shroud eyes are on showing Ulo is awake.
Spy way together with Alert way are the recording modes where Ulo records every motion alongside the entirely deviation beingness inwards warning way Ulo is asleep (lcd shroud eyes turned off), piece inwards Spy way Ulo Owl is awake.
While 1080p resolution (full HD) is the electrical current holy grail of high Definition TV, Ulo’s 720p recording resolution is even together with then high Definition (standard HD). The principal deviation betwixt 1080p together with 720p recording is inwards the viewing on a TV.
You tin persuasion a 1080p recording inwards high lineament on a 44-inch shroud size TV, whereas the maximum TV shroud size you lot tin persuasion a 720p recording inwards high lineament is 32-inches. This is because 1080p cameras receive got twice the pixel resolution (2.07 MP) of 720p cameras (0.92 MP).