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Arlo Ultra 4K without the need of base station/smarthub

Dear Arlo team,


I'm a proud user of Arlo Q cameras, but I'm, relatively soon, be looking for 4K solutions. I love my Arlo Qs, and would consider your Arlo Ultra 4K if there wouldn't be a need for a hub/station.


Would you consider releasing a product like the Ultra 4K, but that connects direct to the router, and with HomeKit integration?


I'm really looking forward for a product like this.


Thank you!

Arlo Moderator

Thanks for posting your idea! Our development team routinely reviews posts in the Arlo Idea Exchange to assess which features the community would like to see implemented. We greatly appreciate your contribution and will keep the status of this idea updated as we get new information on its potential implementation. 


I would highly encourage you to check out any of the cameras listed that recently just got released or announced that will come out soon for your needs.

you can use these cameras without a smart hub and connects directly to your wifi.


arlo video doorbell

arlo battery video doorbell 

Arlo essential 

arlo essential xl (12 month battery life)

arlo pro 3 floodlight 

Arlo pro 4 

Arlo ultra 2 


hope this helps! 
have a great day. 


Thanks @Cwmmmm !

I just checked those new cameras. They are interesting, but I think at this point in the game is a big omission that they don't support HomeKit. The only one that supports it is the Ultra 2, but even then it only supports HomeKit through a Base station (
2. Apple HomeKit compatibility requires a compatible base station. ).

@JessicaP please, is it possible to ask the development team to try make the Ultra 2 compatible with HomeKit without the need of a base station? That's kinda the one thing that will hold me from jumping into this camera. I need a HomeKit camera that doesn't require a base station. Please see if this is possible. I already own 2 Arlo cameras (Arlo Q) and really would like to upgrade, and acquire extras, to ones that are HomeKit compatible, but without the need of a base station.

It would be super nice if the new Doorbell would also support HomeKit without base station, if possible.

Thank you!