This article suggests that you ask the question, why choose a wireless security camera system? Believe it or not, there is a difference between having a wired security camera system and a wireless security camera system.
All About Wireless
It may seem that wireless cameras are the obvious choice between the two, but there are definite pros and cons to both sides. On the surface you may find that wireless cameras are more flexible, reliable, and probably easier to install that their wired counterparts. They are much more easily moved and mounted anywhere. Both can provide 24-hour surveillance, but wireless cameras usually can provide a higher definition image.
There are a number of potential wireless cameras to choose from. One option is internet protocol cameras. Also known as IP cameras, they basically work in the same way web cams do. They are very good at providing a real time feed to be transmitted to a monitor all controlled by the owner of the security camera system. The security feed can be password protected, and can be picked up in just about any place and at any time. Wherever there is an internet connection, the security feed can be accessed. The cameras can be controlled from anywhere you are as well. This is a fairly handy camera as it can reach just about any angle and can send an image anywhere.
Nanny cams are also known as concealed cameras. It isn’t hard to imagine why they have either of those names. They are often used to make sure that kids are safe with a nanny or babysitter, and they can be easily concealed. They are normally very small and often are hidden in everyday objects. On a side note, it is important to know the laws of your local area as there are many areas that have specific laws concerning nanny cams.
As mentioned previously, there are many pros and cons to having a wired or a wireless camera system. Did you know that a wired camera system can be a lot cheaper than a wireless camera system? A wireless camera system is more functional and movable than a wired security camera system. There really are many different ways to go from one style of camera to the other. What matters most is what will be the most beneficial to your individual needs. If you are worried about a signal being lost, wired cameras are the way to go. If you want to get a high def video feed to your computer, then go wireless. If you want to scare off burglars by having a large camera hardwired into your home, then go for a wired camera system. If you want to catch a criminal in the act, a wireless camera can be moved and hidden.
Anyone serious about protecting their home should consider all of the reasons for or against a wireless security camera system. There are many individual reasons for or against it, such a money, location and family size. Look into what you feel is going to protect your family and personal belongings the best and go for it!