Featured Security Cameras 

3 Reasons Why Your Security Video Will Be Thrown Out Of Court

Security video is normally seen as irrefutable evidence that can establish a when, who and where but sometimes the video does not establish empirical evidence. At other times, it can even exonerate the very person who committed the crime in the video. The following shows 3 possible ways your security video can be thrown out of court and how to prevent it from happening. Time Stamp Error According to the FBI training video, Caught On Camera, more than half of all security camera systems have the wrong time stamped on their surveillance…

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Vehicle Security 

360 Degree Live View of Your Parked Car From Anywhere

Technology has finally caught up. If you had the misfortune of having your vehicle keyed or your tires punctured on more than one occasion then you know what happens next. You contact the police and tell them that you have a pretty good idea of who’s doing the damage but they tell you that they are going to need proof to move forward in an investigation. In some cases, they’ll try to pull up fingerprints from your ride and you will have to wait weeks for the fingerprints to be…

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Security Cameras 

Wired vs Battery Powered Security Cameras

Completely wireless security cameras that worked on battery power alone weren’t even a thing a few years ago. Battery issues meant that you only got a few days worth of recording before a completely wireless camera conked out on you. That all changed in 2012 with security cameras that were introduced to give you up to a year of continuous use on battery power alone. Yes, there are security cameras advertised in the market as wireless but for those camera manufacturers to use the term wireless misleads consumers into thinking that…

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Vehicle Security 

Pros and Cons To Purchasing A Battery Pack For Your Dash Cams

Most car and truck owners are interested in their vehicles being protected by in-car security cameras known as dash cams while their vehicles are parked and unoccupied. Your in-car dash cam should be working for you, even when you’re not in your vehicle but what is the best option for you? Is it better to have your security cameras wired into your vehicle’s battery via your fuse box or should you add a portable battery pack to your in-car security camera for parking coverage? Here, in this article, I’ll cover the…

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Crime Index Home Theater 

5 Grim Reasons Why You Need To Mount Your TV On The Wall

Outside of having the cool look and aesthetics of a flat screen TV hanging from your living room or bedroom wall, there are some very grim reasons why you may want to have your TV above and beyond the danger zone that’s planted just a few feet from the ground. Our professional TV Installers and Home Theater specialist compiled 5 serious reasons why they believe you should want to mount your TV on your wall. Reason #5 Robberies Hopefully, you never have to experience coming home to your house or apartment…

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Vehicle Security 

Parked Car 24 Hour Security Cameras Questions and Answers

Car and truck surveillance cameras are the best things to happen to vehicle security since the car alarm. Now there is a vehicle camera system that can record when your engine is off and parked for several days as well as provide you with a wide forward and back view or 360-degree video coverage in the vehicle’s immediate surroundings. The camera system can also allow you to view your cameras directly on your mobile phone wirelessly so you can immediately download video after an incident. Over the years, we have…

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Featured Security Cameras 

Where To Place Security Cameras? 4 Important Rules To Follow

There are 4 simple rules for placing security cameras on and within homes, businesses or warehouses that most people and even expert installers do not know. I’m sure there may be several other tips you can go by but these rules are the most critical when placing surveillance cameras.   Rule #1 Know the limitations of your security cameras. Forget the pictures advertised on the box your security cameras came in. A camera’s resolution is only as good as the distance it needs to see. Most security cameras are set to…

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Featured Mobile Apps Security Cameras Security Systems 

24 Hour Parked Car Video Capture System

I’ve installed security cameras for homes and businesses for years, but I’ve always avoided customers who asked me to install security cameras in their vehicles to protect them from angry ex-spouses, neighbors and parking lot incidents. It’s not that I didn’t want to install them, it’s because I couldn’t find anything on the market that can satisfy 4 of the biggest issues;   1. It has to work in park mode, unattended, without draining the car battery. 2. It also has to be discreet enough so it will not attract…

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Security Cameras Security Systems 

How Much Does HD Security Camera Installation Cost?

The cost of a security camera installation is just as important as the quality of the security cameras. Some installers hide their installation fees within the purchase of the security cameras they are selling you. Some charge an hourly fee while some give a vague estimate as to how much the total amount will be. Also, Many inexperienced installers do not know that there are life and property saving features that most 2016 security camera models now offer. Installers who are up to date on new camera operations may charge an extra fee to activate these features…

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Alerts 

Homeadvisor Makes More Per Lead Than Their Bidding Contractors

Homeadvisor and Thumbtack make more per lead than the contractor who actually performs the work. It is estimated that 65% of leads have 6 or more contractors bidding on them which is actually a successful business model for both HomeAdvisor and Thumbtack. In fact, this is the reason why HomeAdvisor was able to overtake AngiesList and buy them out a few years ago. AngiesList did not rely on contractors bidding on leads. Instead, they relied on monthly subscribers paying a monthly fee to have access to a list of rated contractors. The…

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Featured General Security Cameras 

Most Security Cameras Are Useless

We have been led to believe that security cameras protect people and property but haven’t you ever notice that in most cases surveillance videos are viewed only after an incident occurs? Usually, after a home or business has been burglarized, vandalized or worse yet after a devastating home invasion. Burglar alarms are also toted as our first line of defense but with a 15 to 45-second alarm delay, the smash and grab artist has already burst into your homes or businesses and grabbed items and information they wanted and got away before the police arrive…

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Vehicle Security 

Manage Several Vehicles with Live Video, Audio and GPS Right From Your Mobile Phone

An affordable and easy way to monitor your transportation or delivery fleet is with a reliable 24-Hour Vehicle Recording System for fleet management. Control live view or playback video right from multiple mobile phones or computers remotely. Forgo the expensive fleet management cameras and software or clunky recording systems that take up too much room in your vehicles. Wouldn’t it be better to purchase a system that is a third of the cost of other fleet camera systems with an ironclad warranty? You’ll find that dual vehicle security cameras are…

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Mobile Apps Security Cameras Security Systems Vehicle Security 

360 Degree Video Recording In Your Car or Truck in Park Mode 24 Hours a Day

There are many dashcams available that offer great coverage while driving your vehicle but we’ve only found one camera system for cars and trucks that can record 360 degrees in extreme detail far beyond a Waylens 360 camera while your vehicle is parked with the engine off. Our 2 camera system can automatically switch from Drive to Park mode automatically. Vehicle owners don’t have to remind themselves to put their cameras in Park Mode when they leave their vehicle’s. We wanted the best for our customers with the best security cameras…

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Home Automation Security Cameras 

Are Insects and Weather Triggering Your Security Camera’s Motion Detection?

If you’re reading this article then you already know that your security camera’s motion detection feature was poorly designed. Most security camera systems are notorious for detecting motion indoors from fine dust particles floating around at night to the changes in light conditions indoors from sunlight creeping through the windows. Worse yet, outdoor security cameras will detect motion from insects crawling or flying in front of the camera lenses during the day and especially at night. This can cause false positives every few seconds and drive you to near insanity every time…

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Mobile Apps Vehicle Security 

The Best Live Security Cameras And GPS Locator For Your Service and Delivery Truck

According to SC-ISAC, the organization that records thefts and vandalism from service and delivery trucks reported that there has been a 20% rise in full load thefts and 32% spike in truck vandalism in and around Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta. Next on the list are states with New Jersey topping the list along with California, Texas, Florida, Georgia and Illinois rounding out the top six states. Security cameras with several monitoring options are a great deterrent for cargo and commercial trucks thefts but they don’t have to be…

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