Release Notes for HiKam A7 Firmware 1.1.8 (Release date: Feb 1, 2018) :

- Human Detection improvement. Update the algorithm to reduce false alarm in some cases.

- Add support to multi alarm push server, increasing reliability


Previous Update in Jan, 2018: 

- New: Upgrade Video Codec to H.264 High Profile. H.264 High Profile can help extend SD card storage for 20% to 30% more duration, and also 20% to 30% saving on mobie data while checking live video by 4G/3G.

- New: Add Google Push support to Android App, help app saving battery.

- Improve Human Detection for person close scenarios, e.g. front door scenario

- Bug Fix: 

  Alarm recording inconsistence with alarm log while only Human Detection is enabled.

  ✅Short Alarm Clip now start earlier to capture more activities

  other bug fixed


Pls note:  recommend to use most recently app version in Google Play or App Store to work with the camera.


*HiKam A7 is available in Amazon.com. Try search 'outdoor security camera hikam'  


*To Upgrade the firmware

go to app --> 'My Camera' Page, go to settings of the camera --> Camera Update, as below,





Major Roadmap for Following Releases:

1. MAC Client is coming soon.

2. Cloud storage of Short Alarm Video Clip. Free duration will be available including for current users.

3. Amazon Echo Alexa Support,  IFTTT Support

4. and more features....


If you have any thoughts or ideas or comments or feature request to A7, just feel free to contact us. 

Submit ticket in the support web, or send us email service.us@hi-kam.com.

We will response in 24 hours, most of cases in 4hours.


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Release Update History 


Release Notes for HiKam A7(2018 Version) Firmware 1.1.3: (Release date: Dec 8, 2017)

- New Feature: RTSP Authentication enable option. Have tested with BlueIris, iSpy, VLC, TinyCam Monitor etc.

- Bug fixed


Previous Release Update: (Release date: July to Nov, 2017)

- New Feature: Short Alarm Video Clip in Alarm List 

  You can check and view 5 to12 second alarm motion video while in alarm list.  

  SD card installation needed.
- New Feature: Alarm Records Sync up in Alarm List: app and camera auto sync up alam records
- New Feature: IR LED control: you can set the IR LED in the night to always off, always on, or auto. 

- New Feature: Fisheye correction config: switch on/off the internal Fisheye correction.

New Feature: Human Detection. The camera now is smart enough to distinguish people from other things (cat, dog, curtain move, tree swings etc).

New Feature: Motion Detection Sensitivity can be adjusted directly in the app. Support five levels of motion sensitivity.

- New Feature: Cooperating with external alarm sensors, including HiKam Wireless PIR Sensor, HiKam  Wireless Door/Window Alarm Sensor.

New Feature: Built-in AP now is supported, i.e, there is an internal WiFi Access Point in the camera. When you enable it, you can connect to that WiFi emitted by the camera for initial setup, or enjoy the live video without any wireless router at home.