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NETGEAR Introduces Wire-Free Night Vision Camera For VueZone Home Monitoring System

See in the dark to easily monitor your home, office, pets and property

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR) (www.netgear.com), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announced today at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) the expansion of the NETGEAR VueZone® Home Monitoring product line. The two-part NETGEAR VueZone Add-On Night Vision Camera (VZCN2060) includes the only wire-free night vision camera that lets you see in the dark. Use your connected device – a laptop, smartphone, PC, Apple® Mac® or tablet – to easily keep an eye on children, elderly relatives, pets, property, vacation homes or businesses, from anywhere at any time. VueZone Add-On Night Vision Camera is an honoree in the Innovations Design and Engineering Awards program that recognizes the industry's hottest products at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) taking place this week in Las Vegas.

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The NETGEAR VueZone Night Vision Camera is a two-part system: a powerful AC-powered infrared lamp along with the only wire-free infrared camera in the market. The inclusion of a separate infrared lamp with the NETGEAR VueZone Night Vision Camera provides multiple options for illuminating scenes in low light and darkness, while the camera's wire-free feature means that you can easily place the camera anywhere within range of the base station without the hassle of unsightly power cords. You can even place the lamp and the camera in different locations as long as both are pointing at the same subject. The camera is suitable for both daytime and nighttime use and can be set to automatically detect motion, record an event and send an alert. You can play back your recorded videos from anywhere on Apple iOS or Google Android smartphones and tablets, or on PCs or Mac computers.

"As consumers become more connected in all aspects of their lives, they are recognizing the numerous advantages of home monitoring devices," said Erich Volkert, senior director of VueZone product management at NETGEAR. "Our customers asked to see in the dark and we responded by adding a night vision camera that is easy to install and use. The VueZone Night Vision Camera is the first of many new exciting, innovative and helpful products that NETGEAR will deliver to help you monitor the people and things you care about most."

The NETGEAR VueZone Night Vision Camera Home Monitoring system offers many desirable features:

  • The industry's only completely wire-free night vision camera
  • Easy one-click installation in 10 minutes or less with no tools required
  • Motion detection senses people up to 15 feet from the camera and sends an email alert
  • Motion detection sensitivity can be adjusted to suit the environment
  • Powerful infrared lamp lets you see up to 25 feet in the dark
  • View-on-the-go via compatibility with Apple iOS, Android, Internet Explorer®, GoogleChrome, Firefox® and Netscape Navigator®
  • Save, store and share videos on your own personal video network stored securely in the cloud
  • Choose from a variety of service plans to manage and control up to 15 cameras and view multiple locations

Pricing and Availability

The NETGEAR VueZone Night Vision Camera (VZCN2060) is available now worldwide from major retailers in stores and online, at a suggested retail price of USD $129.99. Add-On cameras require an existing VueZone system.

More Information

For more information on the NETGEAR VueZone Add-On Night Vision Camera, please visit www.netgear.com/nightvision. For more information on the NETGEAR VueZone product line, please visit www.netgear.com/vuezone.

NETGEAR launched a number of new WiFi, networking and media streaming products today during a press conference held in conjunction with the opening of CES in Las Vegas. Read the other CES-related announcements from NETGEAR at netgear.com/about/press-releases/.

About NETGEAR, Inc.

NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven, whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 25,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 40,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in over 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.

© 2013 NETGEAR, Inc. NETGEAR, the NETGEAR logo, and VueZone are trademarks or registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Apple and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Android and Chrome are trademarks or registered trademarks of Google Inc. Internet Explorer is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Firefox is a registered trademark of the Mozilla Foundation. Netscape Navigator is a registered trademark of AOL Inc. Other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Information is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 for NETGEAR, Inc.: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, statements concerning NETGEAR's business and the expected performance characteristics, specifications, reliability, market acceptance, market growth, specific uses, user feedback and market position of NETGEAR's products and technology are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the following: the actual price, performance and ease of use of NETGEAR's products may not meet the price, performance and ease of use requirements of customers; product performance may be adversely affected by real world operating conditions; failure of products may under certain circumstances cause permanent loss of end user data; new viruses or Internet threats may develop that challenge the effectiveness of security features in NETGEAR's products; the ability of NETGEAR to market and sell its products and technology; the impact and pricing of competing products; and the introduction of alternative technological solutions. Further information on potential risk factors that could affect NETGEAR and its business are detailed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, those risks and uncertainties listed in the section entitled "Part II - Item 1A. Risk Factors," pages 46 through 65, in the Company's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2012, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 6, 2012. NETGEAR undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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