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AI Facial recognition | No false alert | 1080P | Starlight vision | Wifi | No Monthly Fee | Local storage | 2-way audio
AI Facial recognition | No false alert | 1080P | Starlight vision | Wifi | No Monthly Fee | Local storage | 2-way audio
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SimCam - An Unparalleled AI Home Security Camera

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SimCam adopts the Intel deep learning VPU, With local storage, it does not only save you from Cloud service fees, but also facilitating data analysis, most importantly, your privacy is guaranteed. It can recognize reappearing faces, distinguish between human intruder and pet movement without triggering false alarm. Features 1080p full HD, 2-way audio and Wifi connectivity, SimCam has everything you expect in an AI security camera.

All data is stored locally without the need to pay Cloud storage fees, no 3rd party can ever access to your information, putting your mind at ease.

Because SimCam records video to local storage, you’ll have easy access to your footage from your smartphone and set you free from Cloud storage costs. Take a look at a comparison between Simcam and the others.

SimCam is the world’s only camera provides 100% secured privacy to your families with our Offline mode function. SimCam will still running real-time analysis and only trigger video recording when there is an event triggered. You can also sync videos to your home NAS system and no one can access the data or watch the livestream. 


“Not only does this remove the need for recurring “cloud fees,” it also protects your privacy as photos and video of your home are not being sent and stored elsewhere.” - Digital Trends

Built-in Intel AI VPU, SimCam record and analyze images locally, which makes you spend nothing on cloud services. All data can be saved to a up to 128GB Micro-SD card (buy separately) and supports sync to local NAS storage, privacy and stability are guaranteed.

The Intel® Movidius™ 12 cores VPU, a tenfold increase in the processing speed with the powerful deep neural network, enabling real-time image analyzing and multi-tasking with the greatest precision.

A SimCam engineering prototype shows how the human detection function works.

Fed up with the false alerts sent by your outdated Passive Infrared security system? With AI computer vision chip, SimCam can distinguish human, animal or moving trees with its movement detection technology; a video of 15 seconds, including 7 seconds before and 8 seconds after the sensor is triggered is auto recorded, in-App notification will promptly send to you. 

A SimCam engineering prototype shows how the facial recognition function works.

We respect your friends and family as you do and their faces are worth remembering. That’s why we integrate Intel deep learning technology to SimCam for you to register trusted faces, you can also opt out the App notification for their appearance.

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SimCam marks the beginning of your smart home revolution, in the above video, we are going to show you how SimCam recognize a pre-set family member and turn on the lights, fan or even TV (use together with SimCam smart plug).

Not like other products on the market can only start recording by waking up the camera after a while, which will easily miss important moment. SimCam features 10 seconds of pre-event and 20 seconds of post-event recording (30 seconds in total), allows you to easily review what motion events are causing the system to record instantly. 

A SimCam engineering prototype shows how the object monitoring function works.

SimCam features object monitoring, it allows you to outline the object you want to be supervised via its app ; the camera records when the motion is triggered by an occurrence, it will also send a notification to your phone. 

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We will open source software development kit (SDK) and the source code to the public through website and GITHUB. Developers can DIY their desired AI functions, such as catching your dog from stealing food on the table (as shown on above video), or identifying their own license plates and opening the garage door among other AI functions.

SimCam is creating an ultimate clear vision no matter anytime, anywhere.

SimCam can livestream video via our app.
SimCam can livestream video via our app.

SimCam records 24/7 in 1080p full HD video, 360 degree gimbal with 100 degree field of view (FOV) and you can easily access to live streaming in the Simcam app, and you can easily access to live streaming in the SimCam app.

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Here is a video shows how the gimbal works once it's triggered.

SimCam's night vision.
SimCam's night vision.
Other's night vision.
Other's night vision.

Thanks to Sony IMX 5 Megapixels image sensor, SimCam features up to 50 ft. starlight vision snapshot, it can see the smallest details in all conditions. It can withstand temperature as low as 5 Fahrenheit; with IP65 weatherproof enclosures, SimCam can be installed both  outdoor and indoor use.

No matter where you are, the built-in speaker and mic allow you to directly communicate with others by using SimCam app through your smartphone. Or you can control SimCam with your voice by using Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT.

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Please see above is a video shows how Alexa works with SimCam.

We’re always serious to your home security.


A review that shows how to use the SimCam comprehensively.


In the Era of AI, it’s time to use the next-generation technology to replace the traditional IP security system. Founded in 2016 by three professors of Computer Science, SimCam Lab is  committed to leveraging facial and object recognition, deep learning  technology, together with target tracking solution based on embedded platform to close the loophole in the traditional security system.We’d like to provide a helpful alternative to the pubic through crowdfunding, allowing those with basic AI knowledge to create DIY functions with SimCam App. Our team will also provide technical support to all customers.


SimCam has certified with CE, FCC, CTICK, a sticker (check here) comes with mentioned logo will be paste on the SimCam.


 The Making Of SimCam

A CAD drawing of the SimCam with wall mount.
A CAD drawing of the SimCam with wall mount.
A CAD drawing of the SimCam with home base.
A CAD drawing of the SimCam with home base.
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Risks and challenges

Before launching our project on Kickstarter, with the support of Intel, we’ve made multiple prototypes for our product, went through multiple rounds of manufacturing feedback with our partners, and built out a detailed schedule. We’re working with a very experienced manufacturer in the industry which created top quality security camera.

Therefore, we already have existing tech and partners to cooperate with the product design and production. The above videos and pictures shown on the campaign page are working prototypes of pilot run. We are committed to delivering Simcam on time with the highest quality. Please feel free to shoot us an email to hello@simcam.net if there is any inquiry.

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