Ring is including shade evening imaginative and prescient to its safety cameras

Ring says its including a shade nighttime video choice to its sensible house safety cameras.

The function was lately rolled out to all wired cameras in its vary, and it’ll quickly be out there on battery-powered cameras as effectively, the corporate stated.

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The colour evening imaginative and prescient setting within the Ring app.

The colour evening imaginative and prescient function might be enabled within the Ring app.

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  • Select a Ring camera from the app home screen
  • Hit the settings gear icon in the top right of the screen
  • Hit the video settings button
  • Toggle on or off color night vision

If it’s not available in your camera, wait a few days for an automatic firmware update.

The difference it makes depends on what your camera is looking at and how bright it is outdoors. In my case, the difference was noticeable. I think the color image is more pleasing, but it’s not a huge difference.

Here’s a shot with night vision switched on (top) and switched off. It might have been more striking if the car in the foreground wasn’t white.

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A Ring camera image with color night vision disabled.

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A Ring camera image with color night vision enabled.

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