That having been said, home security cameras are currently among the most popular home security products available to consumers today. Ideal for anyone who is looking to keep an eye on their home for whatever reason, (whether it be security from potential burglars, from hired help or even natural disasters), home security cameras can really help to both protect you and your family and also give your far greater peace of mind than you might have otherwise. With this immense and ever increasing popularity also comes a large variety of different options to choose from, and while it is easier than ever to secure and protect your home via video monitoring, it can also be hard to know which camera to choose that will be right for your needs and home. That is why the folks at Ideaing put together a brief compilation of the top five home security cameras on the market today, as a go-to starting place for anyone considering purchasing and using an in home security camera for themselves.
5. Netgear Arlo Smart Security Wi-Fi Indoor/Outdoor with Night Vision Camera ($164.79)
The Netgear Arlo Smart Security Camera is the ideal camera for anyone who is looking for clear picture quality as well as the ability to use their camera both indoors and out. Featuring HD video imagery, 720p video recording camera, quality night vision and a sleek, modern and weatherproof design, this security camera easily makes our list of top five security cameras.
4. Logi Circle Portable Wi-Fi Video Monitoring Camera ($169.99)
The Logi Circle Portable Wi-Fi Video Monitoring Camera is the ideal in-home security camera for the person on the go. This is because this specific security camera takes only minutes to install and bring to full functionality, while also being one of the only security cameras on the market to offer a thirty second "recap", which consists of condensed footage of any significant events that may have occurred during the day in question. That’s not all that is great about this camera.
3. Home Security Camera by Eyerely ($119.99)
The Home Security Camera by Eyerely is the perfect security camera for anyone who wants to keep a closer eye on their kids or pets while away from home, in addition to simply being great for any security conscious individual. Equipped with a 1080p HD video camera, two-way audio, both motion and sound sensors and automatic alerts for when a sensor is triggered, this camera allows you to easily be notified when your children return home from school or check in on your furry friend whenever you would like.
2. Piper Classic All-in-One Security System with Video Monitoring Camera ($199.00)
The Piper Classic All-in-One Security System with Video Monitoring Camera is one of the absolute best options for the security conscious individual or family. It offers a great range of versatile uses, is compatible with iOS or Android smart phones, is equipped with panoramic viewing (allowing you to enjoy a wide viewing angle of 180 degrees), and even offers two-way audio for easy communication with those in your home! Furthermore, it offers Z-Wave capabilities, includes both motion and sound detection sensors (among various others), and will both alert you, — via your smartphone — if any of these sensors are triggered as well as set off a 105 decibel (dB) siren if security is ever breeched.
1. Nest Cam Security Camera ($199.00)
The Nest Cam Security Camera is not just one of the best in home security cameras on the market, but one of the most popular as well, being perfect for just about anybody, as it’s uses — as far as security cameras go — seem limitless. This is all because the Nest Cam Security Camera not only features a sleek, playful and fun design, while also being both easy to use and install (i.e. using easy, magnetic, mounting), but also comes equipped with a plethora of additional features which make it a must have for many. Some of these features include: 24/7 viewing and monitoring (via smartphones or tablets), motion and sound detection and alerts, and high quality night vision, meaning you will be aware of what is going on in your home wherever you are, and at all hours of the day and night!
All of the products that are listed above are incredible options for in-home security cameras. However, ultimately there is such a large variety of really great security camera products available — most of which include similar, basic, characteristics with specific defining features that set them apart from their peers — that it is important you do your research regarding which camera is right for your needs and home. Despite this though, it is our hope that after reading this list of our top five favorites, you might be a little bit better prepared to begin narrowing down which camera will be right for you. Just remember to keep in mind technology is always changing, always evolving and always improving and hence, the options for security cameras and their features will only continue to become more expansive. This is not to say you should avoid obtaining a security camera right now as, there may be a better one in the future; all we are suggesting is that as technology moves forward, you be sure to keep an eye out, as you never know, you just might find a product you can’t live without.
This guest story was contributed by Nicole from Ideaing.