SAMi is an intelligent, configurable, video based nighttime movement detection system. Through the use of specialized software and an infrared camera, a parent or caregiver is alerted on their IOS device to unusual movement in the monitored location. Events are recorded and archived for further use.Read More
While the SAMi monitor works well for many people, here are things to consider.
- The SAMi monitor is only for monitoring during sleep. You need to have a place to mount the monitor in the bedroom pointed at the sleeping location.
- SAMi alarms on motion. The motion can be small and it does not need to be repetitive, but it must continue for at least 15 seconds. You can adjust the length of time before the alarm sounds, but if you set it shorter than about 15 seconds you will probably get more false alarms than you would like.
- If your child is a very restless sleeper or shares a bed, or if there is a family pet or service dog sleeping with the child, you may get lots of false alarms.
- SAMi has visible lights on the front. There is a bright power light which can be easily covered but there is also a ring of dim red lights that cannot be covered as they allow the camera to see in the dark. It is fine for most people but some children are bothered by this (and some like it!) Note that the lights do not flicker.
- SAMi requires a good quality WiFi network.
We want to be sure you have the best possible experience and that you get the best possible monitor for your needs. If you have any questions or concerns about the product please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If after using the monitor you determine it isn’t right for you please let us know and we'll take it back.Read More
SAMi offers you the security of having a system in place to alert you only when necessary. This system is configured to your situation, not a “one size fits all” product. It provides high quality, accurate recordings that are time/date/duration stamped for purpose of documentation, review/evaluation, and communication with your specialist.Read More
SAMi uses proprietary algorithms to filter out the usual motion and noise that would be reported through a conventional monitor. Fine tuning of the alarm sensitivity will greatly reduce false alerts. Fewer false alarms equals better sleep! SAMi also has an automatic recording capability not found in baby monitors.Read More
SAMi is not a medical device. You should check with your insurance provider for assistance in purchasing. While we have had success in getting insurance to cover SAMi it is, unfortunately, uncommon. If you have a financial need, check our resources page for organizations that can help you obtain a SAMi camera or kit. Here is our full disclaimer:
"SAMi is a nocturnal movement monitor and will detect all types of movement regardless of the movement’s origin. HiPass Design LLC. does not guarantee the effectiveness of SAMi for any particular application and use of SAMi is solely at your own risk. SAMi has not been evaluated or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or any other government agency for any purpose. SAMi is not a medical device and is not intended for use in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, or cure of any disease or other conditions. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. "Read More
The IOS device requires WI-FI but the camera may use either WI-FI or wired Ethernet.Read More
Yes, you can connect multiple iOS devices to the camera. While you can connect as many as you want, we recommend not running more than three at the same time.Read More
Yes we do! Send an email to email@example.com with details on your organization and we will follow up with the details.Read More
We do not accept personal checks.
We do accept PayPal and Wire transfers.
If you want to pay via corporate check or PayPal or Wire Transfer fill out our quote request form:
You will receive an emailed Proforma Invoice with instructions on how to make payment.
Note that we only accept funds in US Dollars.Read More
You may return SAMi for any reason within 45 days of receipt, no questions asked (but feel free to give us feedback!). Refund does not include return shipping costs or expedited/international shipping costs.Read More
All the supported devices work well. However, we have found it is really nice if you can dedicate a iPod or iPad to be a monitor. That way you can leave it always running.Read More
If you order a kit everything you need will be included. Otherwise...Read More
Yes, recordings are made even when the alarm is disabled.Read More
Yes, you may use the front or back camera on the IOS device but you will not be able to make recordings and the Apple cameras will not work in the dark. This is mostly useful for trying out the app and demonstrations.Read More
This is limited only by your Wi-Fi connection. The typical range using a single Wi-Fi router is around 50 feet (15 meters) indoors. More routers will increase the range. There are also inexpensive WiFi range extenders.Read More
No. The SAMi application has been optimized for use with the SAMi camera.Read More
No, the alarm is based on motion.Read More