When I sat down to write my list of the best IP cameras last year, I wanted to bring you an easy to follow guide to the best technology in the home security market. That post took months of research but I wanted to give you the best advice on the Internet. This year I intend to do the same.But boy oh boy, has it ...READ MORE +
Category: Home Security
Network or IP security cameras Network cameras have become incredibly popular with security conscious homeowners over the last couple of years. Quite a few manufacturers have tried to jump on the bandwagon in 2016 and I would argue none has been more popular than Amcrest. The shortsightedness of industry leaders like ...READ MORE +
Your phone buzzes to let you know you have a message from your security camera. Someone's at the door. You open the notification to see a live video stream of your front porch and you can hear them too. What's more, you can have a conversation with the visitor. Except, you need not be at home. You can be at work, on ...READ MORE +
One of the hottest developments to hit the smart home market has been smart doorbells. Let's just say it - a smart doorbell is one of the most exciting smart devices ever and really adds that cool factor to your home. Over the last 2 years, the humble doorbell has had a total makeover, taking on tasks that were ...READ MORE +
For quite some now, I have been looking for an IP camera to watch my front door. I already have a Hikvision DS-2CD2132F-IS dome camera on my front driveway, so a more discreet mini-dome type camera seemed perfect for the job. So when Hikvision announced their new 4 Megapixel DS-2CD2542FWD-IWS with 120dB Wide Dynamic ...
Which is better, a conventional dedicated NVR like the Hikvision 7608NI or a NAS-based NVR solution from Synology or QNAP? This is something I get asked quite often by readers. It's also a question that's been on my mind for some time now. So let's take an objective look at the pros and cons of each option.The ...READ MORE +
Video doorbells are a great addition to your home security arsenal. I am just about to embark on my home automation project and the doorbell is one area that I am particularly interested in making smart.A quick note: This article contains affiliate links from Amazon. I don't like ads and I'm sure you don't ...
The 3 Megapixel Hikvision DS-2CD2132F-IWS Network Security Camera under review today is a popular choice among our readers looking for a cheap yet reliable outdoor security camera. It is the dome equivalent of its widely acclaimed cousin, the Hikvision DS-2CD2032F-IW.The key feature that makes ...
We love IP cameras and home security – we built our own DIY home security camera system after countless hours of in-depth research. All of this hard work has given us a very deep understanding of the IP camera market, the selection process and any other questions you may face on your journey.Whom is this ...READ MORE +
Are you wondering how you should go about choosing the right network camera for your home? Network cameras (or IP cameras) are the most important components of a CCTV security system, and you need to make sure you select cameras that are suited to the areas you want to monitor in and around your home.There are so ...READ MORE +