The safety of your children is a top priority when hiring someone to watch out for them. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find a reliable and trustworthy person to take care of your kids. We have all heard stories in the news about the danger of leaving your children with strangers. A nanny cam ensures your children’s well-being by monitoring their caregiver when you cannot be present. When life’s obligations keep you from being the primary care giver for your children, using a nanny camera is the only way to safeguard your kids against the predators of the world.
Cameras provide the peace of mind that comes from knowing without a doubt that your family is in safe hands, but you need to be aware of laws that govern video and audio recordings. It is important to review the statues in your specific area. Video recordings that do not include audio are allowed in most states without the consent of either party. Federal and State laws about eavesdropping and wiretapping limit audio recordings in most nanny cameras. Though each state will have different statutes regarding the act of recording conversations, most locations require that at least one party give consent. If your state allows the consent of just one party, you could provide consent on behalf of your child who is a minor and then record audio with your in-home camera. Simply make sure that the area you plan to record is public, not a private location like the bathroom or bedroom of a caregiver. For more specific laws in your state please review the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
When considering which type of camera to purchase, the most important factor is when you wish to view the recordings. All-in-one cameras refer to a camera system that has both a hidden camera and a recorder built-in similar to a camcorder. Audio is optional. Reviewing the information is easy. Simply insert the removable SD card into your computer’s SD slot or plug in the camera to a USB port on your PC or TV to playback the video. Cameras are compatible with VLC and/or GOM media players which are provided with purchase and available to download for free. This means that the entire video is available in your home at your convenience. The camera has a DVR that senses movement in the room so you only need review video for the time when your caregiver and children are in the room. You will not have to spend hours watching unnecessary footage of an empty room. The DVR feature also extends the time you are able to record. Each 1GB of memory will record up to 2.5 total hours of relevant video footage.
Wi-Fi cameras enable you to remotely watch your nanny over the Internet. The camera is a web server so you can log in and see what’s happening in your home at any time.
Hiding your new camera is easy. Determine what sort of space you wish to monitor. Common areas clients wish to monitor include: baby’s rooms, kitchens, and playrooms. Cameras can be hidden in a variety of everyday items that blend into your home’s décor like plants, clocks, photo frames…If a nanny is already familiar with your home, a black box could be and hidden among the items that are already there. A small hole in the wall or ceiling can also make a discrete hiding place. There are tons of solutions already made for you. If you are not sure what kind will work best for your situation, spy camera specialist will be there to answer any question or concern.
As a default, we program our all-in-one cameras at motion detection recording mode. So as soon as the power is applied it will start to record automatically upon motion. All all-in-one cameras come with a power supply for a permanent power. We set it up the camera so that the recording continues on for 20 more seconds. If the motion is triggered again within that 20-second period, it will continue on recording until no motion is detected for whole 20 seconds. The buffer recording time is programmable from 0 to 30 seconds.
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