Home security and surveillance cameras
Today, having a video surveillance system or Security camera system is an optimal solution to keep thieves out and protect the home and its inhabitants. The constant progress in technology has led the security sector, especially in recent years, to offer the market increasingly efficient products for all needs and at very competitive prices.
We can satisfy our security from a simple surveillance camera that we can buy at an economic price to really complex systems that stand out for their efficiency and home automation.
In this article we are going to try to explain what home security cameras we can find on the market, their different types, and how we should choose them. It is a complement to the article on security measures to prevent theft at home.
Although first, we would like to see where thieves enter homes (Chalets, apartments, offices, warehouses … ect) so we leave the following infographic that can give us an idea of the weak and unsafe points of our home.
In addition, we must also know… What are the most used protection and security measures?
As we can see in the image, the security camera is the last option for users, however, and as we will see in the article, it is one of the most effective options for both inside and outside the home.
Remember … What is the security camera? They are video surveillance cameras in charge of capturing everything that happens in a space, be it open or closed; house, chalet – single-family homes, parking lots, business … etc
What are the advantages of surveillance cameras?
Alarm systems have a double function: First is to deter intrusion into the home and, if it does occur, to be able to detect it and notify the appropriate person as quickly as possible.
Although it may seem a lie, the psychological aspect is important, since this anti-theft system provides “peace of mind” to the users of the house recognizing that they can be warned while trying to enter the house.
Discourage possible theft since they are really visible.
They are relatively inexpensive and the price range for sale in the market is wide.
Surveillance cameras are extremely useful as they allow you to monitor the activities of people visiting your home and office, as well as events. We have a record of what happens.
Collect evidence of possible crimes – burglaries that are practiced in the home.
It can help you make correct and fair decisions when resolving disputes, both at home and professionally. we have pictures to resolve disputes.
Everything is not so beautiful, it must be said that there are some disadvantages how; privacy problems, complex installations are not cheap, theft cannot be stopped “in situ” but it is a warning and registration measure, and being an electronic system, in the worst case, we have hackers .
Of interest the article on how cities watch and spy on us, we can be surprised!
Types of security cameras
With technology, the market offers us a wide range of possibilities, from the most modern with Wi-Fi to those that are simply to pretend, and the different types of surveillance cameras according to their functions and capabilities:
1.- Indoor cameras
They are the simplest that we can find on the market and the cheapest since they do not need as many mechanisms and protections as those used abroad.
2.- Cameras with movement and zoom
They are usually used in large spaces with a security center where one person monitors and watches over the cameras. These robotic cameras that have the properties of movement over pan, tilt and zoom.
3.- Infrared cameras or night vision
This type of instrument is used in surveillance where there are poorly lit spaces. They normally record all day and at night they automatically turn on their infrared with black and white vision. They are the most expensive on the market for LED night vision.
They are used as video surveillance cameras within a CCTV installation… What is a CCTV system? They are the acronym for closed circuit television, which forms video surveillance technology to monitor a variety of activities and environments where its components are linked to each other.