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Kiba is the Always Recording Webcam: Creepy or Cool?

The only video camera that automatically edits your daily life into memorable moments

Kiba claims to be the world’s first interactive self-editing video camera that records continuously and responds to voice commands. Amazingly, it is then able to determine, which moments you’d like saved. I kid you not, but it uses a patented “Joy Ranking” technology and sends you automatically edited video clips that it thinks you’d want to see throughout your day. It is being pitched as the device to capture those spontaneous moments, when life “just happens.” But do you want your entire life (actually just life in the room where the webcam is located) recorded just for such a video?

Raji Kannan, Kiba CEO and founder, explains it like this, “Home is a social place with many special everyday moments. I often find that when I am capturing, I am not in the frame, or by the time I reach for the camera, the magic of the moment is lost. Or I might be away from home, but I don’t want to miss my little daughter’s moments. I have no time to go through hours of video footage and edit the best pieces. We built Kiba to record and share home videos effortlessly with family and friends – it’s hands‐free and easy to use. Kiba celebrates life and everyone’s unique stories.”

Kiba uses artificial intelligence, audio and visual cues to pinpoint memorable moments, requiring no editing or interaction from the user. Kiba automatically creates a final cut of your best moments that is ready to watch and share. Kiba removes 90% of unwanted video footage locally in the Kiba device. Kiba then ranks 5 top moments, that are easy to share via the Kiba app (for iOS, Android, and web). Moments can be stored locally on the Kiba device, or in Kiba’s secure cloud service ($59 per year).

You’ll need Kiba connected to in-home Wi-Fi to access cloud storage, which you’ll most likely need because Kiba can internally store only 64gb — that is about 40 minutes of video. But you can take Kiba on the road, and it will run about 3-4 hours on its internal rechargeable battery.

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Does it actually work as advertised? Since I haven’t tested it, I don’t know for sure. But at first glance, I’m skeptical.

Price and Availability
Kiba is available for pre‐orders at the special introductory price of $224 with shipping, one year of free cloud storage, and an easily attachable camera mount. Following the initial pre‐order period, Kiba will be available at an MSRP of $329.

About the Company
Headquarted in Mountain View, CA, Kiba was founded in December, 2013 by Raji Kannan and Pranav Mishra. Kiba’s team and its advisors have more than 100 patents in imaging and a successful track record of bringing exciting innovations to market. For more information, visit https://getkiba.com.

Kiba Features

Features & Specifications

  • Records Full HD 1080p videos at 30fps
  • Captures 13-megapixel photos
  • 94 degree field of view
  • Built-in Face Detection
  • Stereo Microphones
  • Active Noise Cancellation
  • High sensitivity and long range
  • Voice commands, interaction, cross-accent, gender independent voice detection
  • Processor: Quadcore ARM Cortex-A9 Core Quad Core up to 1.2 GHz
  • 1 GB in-built RAM
  • Joy Ranking Technology
  • Platforms: iOS, Android, Web
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage
  • Power: AC Power adapter
  • Built-in Rechargeable Li-Ion 1000 mAh battery.
  • 3-4 Hours with continuous usage on battery
  • Connectivity:Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n @ 2.4GHz, 5GHz
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • microUSB 2.0 connector
  • Dimensions: 90mm L x 106mm W x 124mm H (with mount)
  • Weight: 385 grams (with mount)
  • Colors: Playful Pearl, Giggling Green, Tickled Tangerine, Serene Slate
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