Our kids are our future. They are our wealth and legacy. The light of our lives. They make us laugh, and cry but we love them regardless. We have moved into an age where work is demanding more from us and we are beginning to rely on nannies to nurture and develop our children. With this there is also a growing concern with reports on the internet, television and in the newspapers of abuse and accidental child deaths. This ever growing concern has prompted the use of Wi-Fi enabled nanny cameras to help keep our kids safe when we are not there.
As parents become more aware of the benefits of regular surveillance the use of nanny cameras has received a huge amount of recognition. Parents around the world have utilised nanny cameras to do what they cannot; keep a constant eye on their son or daughter. According to some recent studies there has been a 30% rise in the utilisation of nanny cameras in the last 5-6 years. So, are these nanny cams or "spy cameras" useful for ensuring the safety of your child, or an invasion of privacy? We will help you decide.
Different types of Nanny Cameras:
So, what are the different kinds of Nanny Cameras you can get? There are four unique variations of these 'spy cameras' on the market today, they are as follows.
1. The hidden wireless Nanny Cam:
A simple plug and go device, this type of spy camera can be concealed in a number of different items including the famous teddy bear cameras you may have seen in films.
2. Hidden IP Nanny Cams:
These cameras mostly include a motion detection software built into them which ensures all motion is captured. They can be connected to your PC or Max for video recording, and remote viewing. They can be accessed remotely using the right configuration and helps parents around the world keep an eye on their kids when away from home.
3. Hidden power line Nanny Camera:
These are extremely easy to use. They transmission of video is enabled through existing electrical wiring in your home.
4.Hidden Nanny Cam Built-In Recorder:This camera has indicator motion indicator activated video recording facility.
4. Hidden Nanny Cam (Built in recorder):
This camera has a motion detector built into it, and also comes with a recorder which can (depending on the storage capacity) record hours upon hours of footage at good resolution.
Benefits of using a Nanny Cam:
A demand that's ever increasing coupled with the advancements in recent technology has lead to an increase in the availability of nanny cameras. These cameras are built in such a way that keeping them covertly hidden around the home is effortless. While IP nanny cameras are the most efficient way to monitor your home with instant and interrupted continuous access. Other types of nanny cameras are great choices as they allow you to record the events of the day with ease.
Prices for nanny cams start at around £140 for a good quality camera which gives you a 1080p HD Video recording device with build in microphone for audio recording. This camera requires a Digital Recording device for storing your recordings and is designed to be used with the PV500HDW range. This allows you access through Wi-Fi. Nanny cameras give you the piece of mind that your child is being looked after in the manner you'd expect.
Additionally nanny cameras can be used as security cameras to keep an eye on any unknown people in your house such as cleaners, babysitters, untrustworthy friends. The list goes on.
In conclusion, the advise we'd give to all parents is. Use a nanny camera if you have concerns for the safety of your child. As a parent you can never be too observant or mindful when it comes to keeping your child safe.