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Security Cameras For Vacant Homes and Abandoned Buildings

No electricity, no WiFi or internet connection. How can you monitor and manage vacant property or even an abandoned building as a real estate investor, contractor or property owner who can’t afford to have 24-hour security guard service watching over their property? If you don’t hire a security guard firm to watch over your property then the next logical step is to hire a security camera company that will offer you a less expensive but still cost prohibitive lease on a security camera system with solar battery rechargers powering a…

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5 Wire-Free Security Cameras That Will Dominate Home Automation In 2019

Wire-Free security cameras, sometimes known as battery operated surveillance cameras now come with more usable features than traditionally wired security cameras. The newer wire-free versions have 2-way talk capability and can be viewed wirelessly not only from your smartphone but through any flat screen or smart TV by using devices such as Amazon Alexa Fire Stick or Google Chromecast located throughout your home, all with just a voice command. Wire-Free security cameras are battery powered but they are often coupled with a small solar pad that allows them to work…

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Home Automation Security Cameras 

The Best Cloud Recording Video Doorbells For 2019

Before you dive into this article, keep in mind that you don’t have to pay for cloud recording to automatically record videos of visitors at your door. You can still view and communicate with someone through a video doorbell device and record their visits with a free cloud service and a mini SD card backup. If you’re not interested in paying a monthly cloud service fee to view the recorded videos from a doorbell and you would like a barebone device with a few essential features as the ones below…

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The 3 Best Face Recognition Video Doorbells For 2018

Video doorbells have come a long way since Ring video doorbell came into the market a few years ago. Next level features like face recognition and animal awareness are now available from other manufacturer’s 2018 models that will make smart video doorbells the must-have security feature for any home or business entry door. RING was not the first smart doorbell that featured video security but it was revolutionary for being the first video doorbell that was easy to install and its cloud recording came during a time when High-Speed internet…

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No Installation Required Outdoor Security Cameras

Technology has moved us along to the point where we don’t need a professional installer to install high definition security cameras at our homes and small business. Long lasting battery powered high definition security cameras have now come onto the market and you can install them yourself in minutes. A few of these cameras don’t even require you to have tools or any knowledge of security camera technology to install them yourself. Completely wireless security camera systems are now more affordable than ever and the technology embedded in them allows…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Elderly Care Security Camera

Security cameras can be a part of an affordable home care solution. Keeping watch over your elderly parents or family members with special needs can be a lot easier with a Wyze WiFi camera with 2-way talk communication that you can view and control from any mobile phone or tablet which happens to be my first choice for indoor security cameras for homes because of its affordability and ease of implementing. At $20 to $25 a camera, the best thing about this security camera solution is that it’s affordable. It has some of…

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