Q:How can I check which types of surveillance system components I have?
A:There are different types of devices available in a home surveillance system, including CCTV camera, cables, power supply and video monitors. If you're confused about the kind of components that came along with your system, you may always refer to the manual for a complete list of components and how to install them.
Q:What is the difference in surveillance and security cameras?
A:A major difference between a surveillance camera and a security camera is that the surveillance cameras are supposed to take less detailed view, as the camera images are being monitored at the same time. Surveillance cameras are usually placed in shopping malls, work places, and banks. Security guards are watching these cameras to detect any suspicious activity. On the other hand, security cameras require a more detailed view, as the footage is seen later and is needed to present evidence in the court.
Q:What kind of cameras to use for spying?
A:A wide range of spy cameras are available in stores and online portals. These cameras can be hidden inside AC adapters, pens, alarm clocks, or eyeglasses. Plus they come with different features such as backup battery, internal memory, and audio recording. Image quality of spy cameras may also vary, depending on the quality and size of camera.
Q:What is a good expandable surveillance security system?
A:Expandable surveillance systems offer different features to consumers. There is no one best expandable surveillance system for all users, as each user has his or her own preferences. However, you may look for features in surveillance systems such as weatherproof cameras, night vision technology, high resolution images, remote viewing to monitor your property from anywhere, and customized recording.
Q:Do surveillance cameras prevent crime or simply aid in post-crime prosecution?
A:Surveillance cameras can help deter crimes. Burglars would be reluctant to break into a home that has surveillance cameras. It is best that you place cameras where they can be seen. Apart from being an effective deterrent, surveillance cameras can also provide image evidence that can be aid in post-crime investigations and prosecution.
Q:Can you tell me who sells a 3G enabled surveillance system?
A:A number of companies offer surveillance systems which are 3G enabled. You can also use two phones along with a phone application and make a surveillance system that uses 3G. You can see your remote camera in real time, see motion detection alerts with video clips, and have two way conversations using the phone devices.