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Wyze cameras can detect people once again, but (probably) not for free

Wyze cameras can detect people once again, but (probably) not for free

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The cost of the cloud proves to be too much, once again. What you need to know Wyze is rolling out the people detection feature to its cameras once again in a new beta program. The feature will be available to all Wyze camera users to opt into starting this September. An optional "voluntary" subscription fee is attached to this feature. Wyze cites the cost of cloud computing and other external factors as the reason for the change. Promises in the world of tech can, sometimes, be a harrowing experience. Whether it's buying a new smartphone, a connected camera, or even a piece of software, there's just no telling when an expected experience can change. Sometimes, these changes are for the worse, while others might be a pleasant surprise. Unfortunately, for Wyze Camera users who bought into the ecosystem last year with the promise of free on-device AI-based people detection, that promise may soon be broken. Probably, that is. Why probably, you ask? Well, Wyze isn't actually forcin...