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Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 uses radar for bird’s-eye view of front door activity

Ring’s latest addition to its lineup of smart home security devices demonstrates exactly where the company is headed. The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 is a new, premium video doorbell with a host of next-generation technology to help keep your home safer than ever. The camera features 3D motion detection, 1,536p video, a Bird’s Eye View feature, and customizable privacy.

Through the use of a radar sensor, the 3D motion detection technology provides more accurate and precise identification of when a motion event begins. The sensors measure an object’s distance from the camera, which makes it easier to exclude certain high-traffic areas. For example, if your doorbell faces a sidewalk, you can set it so that only motion closer to your home triggers an alert.

This feature works in conjunction with the Bird’s Eye View feature. By measuring the exact distance a person is from the camera, the Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 gives users an aerial view of the exact path someone took on their approach. If you’re watching an event happen through Live View or even viewing it in your Event History, you will see a picture-in-picture display that shows the movement path in addition to the actual event.

The head-to-toe angle means you can see every detail of a visitor, from their hat to their shoes, but it also gives you a better look at packages left on your doorstep. The built-in array microphone provides better audio and limits distortion, while customizable motion zones and specific privacy zones give users more control than ever before over what their camera watches.

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 is compatible with the recent Smart Responses feature and boasts end-to-end encryption to provide the best possible data security.

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 is available for pre-order now from Ring.com and Amazon for $250, and will begin shipping to customers on March 31.

Ring has added many new features recently that are putting the company at the front of the pack. Between 3D Motion Detection and the Birds Eye View technology, users will have more control over their security — and more information about visitors and potential intruders — than ever before.

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