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What are the most "recommended" cameras that work with SmartThings currently (2017)?

Both those brands (and basically any IP camera) can be tied to work with SmartThings. Depends on how “native” you want to be. The SmartThings app is super slow, and you’d have to open it, then go to your camera, then wait for that video to start too. I would use a video system that is built for video, and tie it to SmartThings. Let each system do what it is best at. I’d recommend using Blue Iris on a dedicated PC (or some other network video recorder hardware/software setup). I use Blue Iris, and BI Fusion is a smartapp suite I wrote up to link SmartThings and Blue Iris together, so SmartThings devices can trigger cameras to record and can also use the cameras as motion sensors:

https://community.smartthings.com/t/release-bi-fusion-v3-0-adds-blue-iris-device-type-handler-blue-iris-camera-dth-motion-sensing/103032

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