Does your dog tears apart your furniture when there isn’t anyone at home? Or do your dog hide in a corner in the house when you are away at work? These are symptoms of separation anxiety, which is a fairly common problem. Sometimes, you do wish to spy on your dog while you are away at home. Currently, technology does allow for that; you simply have to install a webcam. However, webcams are not interactive, and it is just a tool which allows 1 way communication. Petcube has a solution for that, and that is the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera. On first glace, the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera does look sleek and impressive. Let us look into the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera Review to see if it does live up to its hype.
Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera Review
At first glance, when doing this review, the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera is probably the sleekest of Pet Cameras that you will ever see. Place it in your living room, and suddenly your living room looks much more attractive! The device has an external aluminium case that gives it the sleek outlook. The base of the Wi-Fi Pet Camera features a silicon foot to act as a mounting bracket for the typical tripod.
The black screen is made of durable glass. The functional screen has 3 different features. The top of the screen hides a camera with a 138 degrees wide angle camera lens. It allows the system to have a good view of the surroundings, hence giving you a good overview of what your pet is busy with. In the middle, it has an interactive laser emitting device. The device can be controlled by you using your smartphone, and it transforms into an interactive laser pointer game. Last but not least, there is an LED status indicator at the bottom of the black screen.
The build-in 5mW 3R class laser allows you to entertain your pet no matter where you are. You simply need to download the App from App Store or Play Store, and you can use the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera immediately.
When doing the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera Review, we notice that the rear of the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera features a microphone speaker, micro USB charging port and the start button. This Wi-Fi Pet Camera is light, and it can be plugged into the standard power point to keep it powered throughout the day. As mentioned earlier, this is a dual communication system as it allows your pet to communicate with you via the microphone, and you can also issue commands to your pet via the speaker!
How Does The Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera Work
To use the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera, you will need to connect it to your home Wi-Fi network. The device doesn’t have a LAN port as it can be a potential hazard to your pet. You should try to place the Petcube on a higher platform as the camera is angled downwards.
You can download the accompanying free app from the App Store for iPhone users or the Play Store for Andriod users. The app allows you to:
- Capture Precious Moments: With the 720p HD quality camera, you could record down precious moments of your pets. You can also take high quality pictures of them while your pets are doing silly things at home!
- Control The Laser: To use the interactive laser pointer, you can use the app to control it. Slide your finger across to the area that you wish for the laser to point to, and watch your pet chase the red spot!
- Monitoring: It allows you to monitor your pet even when you are not at home. It allows you to give commands to your dog via the speakers too.
- Social Network: Within the app, there is a social network that allows you to connect with thousands of owners around the world. You could share your photos and videos, or perhaps a tip or two with them.
- Sharing Mode: The app also allows you to share your video camera with the public! Strangers can interact with your pets even when you are not around. This setting can be changed by you. When it is set to public, strangers can drop by and communicate with your pets. The app itself allows you to disable the sound while sharing.
The Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera comes out tops in all departments. It is interactive, allows you to capture precious and priceless moments of your pets. It too have a sharing feature that allows you to share control of the Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera with your friends or even strangers!