According to law enforcement experts, a video-based home security
system is significantly more effective than a simple alarm system.
The reason is obvious. Burglars don’t want their crimes captured on
video, which can then be used as evidence in court.
So it’s no wonder that many homeowners have, or are considering,
video – based security.
These days, most video – based home security systems are wireless.
The cameras either record to your DVR (just like recording your
favourite TV show), or to a cloud-
based server provided by the
manufacturer. There are many do-it-yourself systems on the market. You simply
place the cameras around your property and do so
me initial setup.
Most of these have motion-detection that records automatically when
someone comes into the frame of the camera. These are typically
installed at your front door, patio door, main floor windows, and
Some systems will even alert you when a camera turns on, and let
you see the action on your smartphone or computer. If it’s a burglary
attempt, you have the opportunity to call the police.
Although most of these products are weatherproof, check and
confirm before purchasing. The
packaging will say something like,
“Suitable for outdoor use” or “Suitable for all-weather conditions”.
Also look for night vision capability. Not all security cameras have
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