7. Motion Detection
These are nothing but special sensors that comes in from 90 degrees to some even scaling up to 270 degrees’ angle. It detects and is based on your system and alerts you through notification or by lights, in case of any motion detected by a delivery man, vandals, or animals.
8. Source of Power
Either you have an option to go for a wired security camera that can be plugged directly into a power line. After which you can place your cameras anywhere you want. Or you can look into battery-powered security cameras. They are easy to set up but demands frequent battery change.
Size play’s an important role in where you can place your camera. Some cameras come with a long slim neck and others are on a flat platform with no neck. Although the long-necked cameras are easy to install and can point in any direction the latter are more durable.
One way to look at cost of these security devices to look for upfront costs that of the camera in addition to installation fees for full house systems. But if we look at it another way, the cost of a new indoor security camera system can greatly vary based on which equipment options, features, or packages you select. Which in turn will be dependent on your specific security needs, as well as taking into account the size of your home and the coverage of area or areas you need.
Home Automation Options
Or, you can go for full home automation features, coming along with your security package. For the same purpose, you need to determine what home automation features you want, followed by looking for a home security company and/or home security packages that can provide you will your home automation and security needs and want.
Typically many home automation features include indoor and outdoor security cameras, which you can integrate with home automation products like Alexa, Amazon’s Echo and Cloud Cam, Nest, Wi-Fi smart light bulbs, thermostat, door locks, garage door controls, doorbells, smart plugs, water, smoke, carbon monoxide and freeze sensors, robot vacuum cleaners, window blinds, and many more.
Therefore, you can start by jotting down from the above what features, options, equipment package, and monitoring you need. Followed by which you can do a fair price comparison for the companies that offer the equipment or product packages you are looking for.
Taking into consideration the following factors, irrespective of what type of camera you are to choose be it indoor, outdoor, or the one integrated into your home automation system. With help of these pointers, you can exactly pin point from a plethora of surveillance systems, exactly what you need and what camera will be fit to meet your needs.