Home security cameras (CCTV), are increasingly popular with homeowners as an efficient aid to crime prevention. The cameras can be hard wired or wireless and are now relatively cheap to buy and quite easy to install. The latest DIY home security cameras are small enough to be hidden, preventing them from being intrusive around the home.
There are a wide variety of home security camera systems on offer; black and white or colour, for exterior or interior use, optional night vision and all have an audio capability.
Home security surveillance cameras can be activated by sensors, similar to those used on security lights or burglar alarm systems. They record video pictures of the intruder before activation of the alarm, or alternatively record “time lapse” pictures, both are useful to the police to assist with detection and as evidence
Cameras can be connected to your existing television and you can monitor any part of your property, simply by changing over to a dedicated channel on the TV. Some systems have the ability to identify movement and will automatically switch to the camera channel and, using a video controller, start your VCR recording instantly.The latest product is a wireless baby monitor system giving the added assurance of seeing that all is well.
Linking a Home Internet Security Camera to your computer and the Internet, will allow you to access, monitor and remotely control lights etc while you are away from home. You, or a designated key holder will be allerted via e-mail of an intruder or fire, so that the appropriate action can be taken.
Installation can be visible as a deterrent or covert, e.g disguised as lamps or teddy bears.Some home security cameras use the 2.4GHz frequency range, providing superior quality compared to other wireless devices as it eliminates interference.
When connected to a VCR and used in conjunction with a colour or black and white monitor, they make viewing easy.
Home security surveillance cameras must only be pointed at your own property to prevent accusations of spying by neighbours.
A CCTV home security camera system will not stop theft or burglary, however it will act as a deterrent for any would be thieves, making them move on to easier pickings.
Protecting your house with a home security surveillance camera is now affordable, easy to set-up and above all offers piece of mind. New Camera Monitoring Solutions from Swann Security