Science & Technology Articles - How to buy Wireless IP security cameras

by ZAINAB AL QAISI - Date: 2010-08-23 - Word Count: 614 Share This!

Due to the increasing need for surveillance devices, camera's production become more increasingly. IP security cameras are of special features which provide you with more facilities and more secure environment. So let us see the steps and the features you must seek for when buying your wireless IP security camera:

Before talking about the features and steps of buying an IP security camera, it is really important to know why to choose wireless IP security camera? First of all, why it is preferable to install an IP security camera? It is because it enables you to access your camera remotely via internet network, so you can monitor your business from anywhere - a wireless IP security camera usually transmits a wireless signal to your home, business and so on , using a 5.8 GHz signal up to 4 miles- over the internet. These signals are sent to a specific IP address, so all what you need to do is to enter this IP address on Internet Explorer browser and then you can start listening and watching your institution. Secondly, why wireless camera not wired? Wireless cameras are usually of small sizes, which give the quality of being placed in hidden places, powered by battery and transmit its signal wirelessly to a DVR or any other receiving appliances. They are characterized by the necessity to run cabling which make them easy to install and allows variety of locations to be placed in. Thus if we combine the features of IP security camera with the wireless security camera's features we will absolutely have a security camera with high-quality features.

IP wireless cameras support large number of digital resolutions with special digital zoom feature. It is also supplied with motion detectors, the things that preserve the battery's lifespan. Besides, the built-in motion detectors help the camera to monitor the most important things instead of monitoring and recording all the time which is considered to be waste of time and money.

It is important to put in consideration that the connections of IP security cameras are easily disturbed. They work in specific frequencies which might cross with microwaves or other wireless networks. It is very important to check the clarity of the signals of your IP security cameras even if it uses the internet. Another thing you must put in consideration is even if you are using a wireless security camera- which does not requires wires- still; you are confined with electronics that you should take care of the power supplier which needs a frequent change and a good care. Besides, this power supplier will restrict the number of places you can place your security camera in. Regarding the placement, it would be a challenge to put your wireless IP camera outside home still technology is getting in progress where manufacturers has made a wireless outdoor night vision security system that enables you to monitor outside home and in dark environment.

To use your wireless IP security camera for the purpose of spying is also limited because of the battery. Fortunately, you can find a way to hide these wires by using mini-wire camera and to hide a mini wireless camera will be very easy. Moreover, because of the built- in IP the risk of your security camera being hackable and checkable highly increases, besides, this risk highly increases when other people can easily enter your camera monitoring system. Thus you must be careful when you pick the right software for your IP security camera.

Finally, the cost of wireless IP security camera is not very high and every one can afford it. Of course, the more you pay the more high-qualities and features you are going to have.

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