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Re: Homekit support for Arlo Pro?

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techbrian
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I wonder if Netgear put the Apple auth chip in the new base station so they can enable homekit support for Arlo cameras?

JamesC
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mitchellbrand
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Unfortunately the base station probably does not have the Homekit chip installed. I only say this because any device that is HomeKit compatible has it advertised on the package and the compatibility is well advertised as well. However, we can still hope!!
CooperCGN
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I just got an email from Netgear, they're working on a software based solution. It's also confirmed here (in German) https://community.netgear.com/t5/Arlo-Gedankenaustausch/HomeKit-f%C3%A4hig/idc-p/1302141#M570

 

 

Hdg
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D-Link, Ring, Logitech, Netatmo all have cameras with homekit compatibility now. I have avoided purchasing arlo Pro cameras and I will certainly switch to another vendor if Netgear doesn’t implement compatibility!
Model: VMC3030 | Arlo Wire-Free Camera
waxwing1
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Agreed! Lack of HomeKit is a dealbreaker. The camera's look good but with the rest of my system HomeKit compatible, there's no way I'll start adding cameras that aren't.