Six inexpensive security camera options for your home
To be able to keep an eye on your home from anywhere, you need a good security camera. Today, wireless security systems are in vogue, and small wireless security cameras that are easy to install can stream videos to your smartphone tablet or PC enabling you to take action in case of unusual activity. Here are some of the best security cameras available today for home installation based on Wi-Fi security, design features, video quality and value for money:
Netgear Arlo Q
This one scores high on most home security reviews. Excellent motion detection, great video quality and flexible scheduling makes this camera one of the best for home security. Allowing you to subscribe to a generous cloud storage plan, the Arlo Q lets you access a week’s worth of recording free for the lifetime of the unit.
This camera offers great video quality and thanks to its magnetic swiveling base, it can be installed nearly anywhere- in any nook or cranny of the house. What’s a great feature is that the camera’s night vision quality is high and it can also be used as an intercom. It can also be connected with the brand’s thermostat and smoke detector.
Belkin Netcam HD+
If you are looking for a camera that can be integrated with the rest of your security system, this camera is your best bet. This easy to set up camera offers cloud storage and intercom for $9.99 a month. It can also be integrated with your automation system and help manage lights and other electrical switches.
If you are looking for a camera that will also act as an environmental sensor, the sleek Canary will be ideal. It monitors heat, humidity and air quality. The sleek-looking Canary has environmental sensors that monitor heat, humidity and air quality. This camera that can also be used as an intercom, comes with a loud siren that goes off in case an intruder enters the house. It also automatically turns on motion detector when the owner leaves the house and offers great video quality.
D-Link DCS 2630L
The D-Link DCS-2630L not only does it offer great video quality, but also comes with motion detection and offers great sound quality. However, it has limited scheduling options and the interface isn’t compatible with all browsers. Also, you might have to store all recorded videos in a micro SD card.
Hugo Smart Home Monitor
This camera looks like a cute robotic device and is more of a butler since it comes with the Amazon Alexa built-in. other than face recognition, it also reads emotions. This smart camera can monitor noise, temperature and movement in the house. With options to tilt, pan and take wide angles, the camera offers great video quality and you can wither store the footage on a cloud or a micro SD card.