Kami - Smart indoor surveillance from YI Technology

by Timo6. May 2019
Kami is the brand new alarm system of camera and security specialist YI Technology. With the introduction of the new brand Kami already offers an all-round carefree package consisting of smart surveillance sensors and indoor surveillance cameras. In the following post we take a first look at Kami.

Kami Home Security System

Kami sees itself as a comprehensive home security system. So far available Door and window sensors, motion detectors and two indoor cameras, In the future, additional products will be added to the Kami range. As with other alarm systems, all components are connected to the Kami base station. The connection of the individual devices takes place wirelessly via ZigBee interfaceso that the base rack can be conveniently placed anywhere.

Kami alarm system

Simple decor

Unpacked, infected and off you go. The installation of the Kami alarm system requires no technical knowledge. Door and window sensors, motion detectors and the Kami Mini Camera are battery operated and can be placed anywhere wirelessly. A setup wizard explains all setup steps to the base station and the individual components. Kami does the rest almost fully automatically. AI functionsSuch as the audiovisual detection of persons and pets make the alarm system a self-runner. Activity zones allow the user to customize detection areas.

Kami facility

Kami Home App

About the Kami app (Android and iOS) You can access the surveillance system from anywhere. When leaving the house, the alarm system can be set via app. Access attempts are recorded, saved and the user is informed by real-time notification. As soon as an alarm is triggered, the siren of the base station also rings, which is intended to deter burglars. An intercom function allows communication with people present.

Kami networking

Free cloud

Kami is at the Microsoft Azure Cloud tethered. As a result, the manufacturer promises compliance with all data protection regulations. All data is 128 Bit AES End-to-End Encrypted. The cloud is free in the basic tariff. Further tariffs with longer storage times can be additionally subscribed. In the first year of use, the Kami Cloud can also be used free of charge at higher rates.

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Hello, I've been waiting for that. Have a YI surveillance camera with which I am very satisfied. When can I buy Kami and is Kami compatible with other YI products?


They have been in the trade for a long time. I ordered mine on Amazon.