FREMONT, Calif., June 22, 2017 — Put your very own Minion to work tending to what matters most—loved ones, pets and your home—with the fun new Minion Cam HD Wi-Fi camera. Check in while you’re away, capture silly pet videos and transform your own voice to sound like a Minion with the built-in Minion translator. With simple Bluetooth connection to your mobile device and free 24-hour cloud storage, Minion Cam makes it easy to stay connected from anywhere. Developed by Tend, maker of award-winning smart home products powered by computer vision technology, the Minion Cam is licensed by Universal Studios and Illumination Entertainment.
Minion Cam $49.99
This fun and friendly HD Wi-Fi camera combines crystal-clear HD live video streaming with night-vision technology and two-way audio communication to stay connected to the people, places and pets that matter while you’re away.
Minion Cam’s easy Bluetooth setup lets you connect the camera to your mobile device through the free Tend mobile app for iOS and Android, with no additional fees or hidden costs. Anytime, anywhere real-time monitoring through the app helps you stay connected to what you love most while you’re away.
Connecting Minion Cam to your mobile device also unlocks three fun features:
- Minion translator lets you talk like a Minion over two-way audio to entertain family and pets at home—just speak into the Tend app and Minion Cam “translates” your message through the camera speaker into a Minion voice.
- The personalized Pet Highlight Reel™ lets you see what your furry friends have been up to while you’re away, giving you a window into your pet’s daily activities and adventures.
- For lots of laughs, the Minion Sound Effects feature activates the camera to randomly generate Minion catch phrases like “Hey Boss!” and “Banana!” just for fun.
Under its playful exterior, Minion Cam is designed to tend to what matters most, featuring a built-in motion sensor that can be enabled to trigger the system to automatically begin recording when movement is detected, and send an automatic instant alert to users via the Tend app when Minion Cam is triggered. Using the Tend app, users can review captured footage and get a live view of what Minion Cam sees in real time. Each Minion Cam comes with 24 hours of free secure cloud storage on the Tend platform, allowing users to review recorded footage from any mobile device.
Minion Cam will participate in Amazon’s Best Deals and Deal of the Day promotions from June 26 – June 30, 2017. To receive 25 percent off, visit www.amazon.com.
About DESPICABLE ME: MINION MADE
The adventures of Gru, daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes, and the unpredictable Minions have been embraced by audiences across the globe. Now, DESPICABLE ME: MINION MADE product lets you keep up with everyone’s favorite former super-villain, his girls and the Minions – with their unique brand of humor and heart – between the films!
About Universal Brand Development
Universal Brand Development globally drives expansion of the company’s intellectual properties, franchises, characters and stories through innovative physical and digital products, content, and consumer experiences. Along with franchise brand management, Universal Brand Development’s core businesses include Consumer Products, Games and Digital Platforms, and Live Entertainment based on the company’s extensive portfolio of intellectual properties created by Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, and NBCUniversal cable and television. NBCUniversal Brand Development is a business segment of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, and part of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
As a maker of award-winning lifestyle smart home and connected products powered by computer vision technology, Tend’s mission is to deliver groundbreaking and innovative products that help people stay connected to their loved ones, while also easily accessible for everyone. With intelligent and quality features including facial recognition, smart people and animal detection, live streaming, and cloud storage services, our products provide immersive experiences that elevate recognition, awareness, mobility and privacy in the connected world. Honored to receive the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Innovation Honoree Awards for the Smart Home Category, we continue to strive for excellence and as we build our footprint in connected world. Tend serves one of the largest installed bases in computer vision for the Internet of Things and is a member of the Embedded Vision Alliance.
Tend products are sold worldwide, including in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Singapore, Chile and Colombia. For more information, visit www.tendinsights.com.
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