Are your pets home alone sometimes. Do you wonder what goes on when you are away? Do you wish you had a way to communicate with your pets when they are home alone? The #Vimtag monitoring device is the solution for you! I know it has made a huge difference at my house after using it only a few times!
The Vimtag device comes with everything you need to get started monitoring. If you do want to record videos, you will need to purchase a micro SD card. The Vimtag works with your desktop computer, laptop or tablet, IPads, IPhones, and Android phones. I hooked mine up to my laptop, phone, and IPad.
Setting it up is a snap, even for a dog like myself! Simply hook it up to your home internet with the cable provided, install the app on your device, run through the set up which is made even easier if you simply scan the QR code, screw on the antenna, plug it in and get set to make some discoveries! The Vimtag works wirelessly, so you can place it anywhere it receives the WiFi signal. A few of the Vimtag features I find interesting are:
- Recording is in HD video quality (1280 x 720px)
- Vimtag can take still shots or record video
- It has a motion detection alarm notification feature
- Monitoring can take place from anywhere in the world as long as the camera is online and your device has an internet connection
- The camera can be panned and tilted from your remote location (320 Degree x 120 degree range)
- There is a two way microphone which can also be used remotely
- Darkness is not a problem with the 12 Infrared LEDs for night vision up to 10 meters
Mom was pretty sure I just sleep in my window bed when she is gone and don’t get into trouble. This camera proved her correct. My videos were so boring because I was just sleeping most of the time, so we took a still shot for this post.
Bailie has tried to convince Mom that she too sleeps all the time and doesn’t get into any trouble when the pets are home alone. We did capture this still shot to support her claim, but unfortunately for Bailie, the video proved otherwise.
Mom has a lot of questions about what pets home alone do at our house. Actually, the questions all started about 18 months ago with the banana caper. The video below will answer the following three questions. (We did a lot of editing of long videos to get to the root of the issues in a short amount of time.)
- The neighbors tell Mom we howl when left home alone. They say it is not constant, but we do sit in the front window and howl long and sad howls quite a bit. Mom finds this hard to believe.
- How does Bert shred the toilet paper in the half bath? We find pieces of toilet paper all over the floor, and the top layers of the roll are often hanging in shreds. (This portion of the video was done in the dark, thus the black and white with demon cat eyes.)
- Dogs are not allowed on the furniture at our house, so how do Bailie’s toys sometimes end up on the couch or the chair? Squeaky ball is usually what Mom finds on the furniture when she comes home.
What do you think? Pretty cool isn’t it? These videos were taken when Mom was three to five miles from home, all done remotely!
I mentioned in the post title, this is part 1. Come back on Tuesday for part 2 when I provide video evidence of how my beds seem to explode when pets are home alone, and Mom will demonstrate how the 2 way microphone works remotely. I will also discuss our likes and dislikes about this device. In the meantime, check out Vimtag for yourself! See you in a few days for some explosive fun at the expense of my beds!
Disclosure: My GBGV Life received the product in this post and compensation from Vimtag. My GBGV Life receives no additional benefits for barking about the product or the company. The opinions in this review are the honest opinion of My GBGV Life.