Surveillance Archive

KEEN Ranger PT Review: Wire-Free 4G Trail Camera

Modern technology has changed the way we think about security cameras. Not long ago, a security camera system was bulky and expensive. Businesses used them for insurance reasons, and wealthy people might have security cameras. But for most people, they simply weren’t practical. They needed to be hardwired, and you needed a dedicated TV and VCR for monitoring and recording. Most importantly, you couldn’t monitor …

Reolink Go PT Plus Review: 2K 4MP Wireless 4G PT Camera

If you’re concerned about your home’s safety, installing a security camera seems like a no-brainer. This wasn’t always the case. Old-school CCTV systems were expensive to buy and even more expensive to install. You needed a boxy CRT television to monitor them, and your recordings were on cumbersome VHS tapes. You didn’t even get remote monitoring. And even after going through all that trouble, you’d …

SwitchBot Pan/Tilt Indoor WiFi Cam Review & Analysis

Home is the one special place in the world that’s supposed to be perfectly safe. It’s your own personal sanctuary, where you can retreat, rest, and regenerate. It’s where your family lives, and where you hope they’re totally secure. That’s why having your house broken into can feel like such a violation. Even if nothing of value is taken, it can feel like your personal …

Review of the Reolink RLC-1212A Intelligent 12MP PoE Camera

When it comes to the safety of your home and family, it’s impossible to be too careful. So if you have the opportunity to monitor your home remotely, why wouldn’t you? Until a few years ago, the answer would have been “It’s a pain, and it’s too expensive.” And for most people, this would have been perfectly valid. Old-school security systems cost a small fortune. …