Closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems or video surveillance systems offer security to homes and businesses alike. Wired CCTV systems can provide security and peace of mind just as well as a wireless CCTV camera system.
The adoption of CCTV cameras continues to grow, a trend supported by the following three factors:
Burglarized properties in the US stand to lose an average of $2799 per break-in. This figure adds up to a national total of 3.4 billion per year according to FBI 2018 statistics. Residential properties suffer 66% of these break-ins during which 60% of assaults occur.
No wonder the adoption of CCTV security systems is rising. Most people seeking the best CCTV security also want hassle-free CCTV installation. A wireless CCTV camera system could be the way to go for others.
Wireless, within the genuine sense of the word, means completely wire-free. A truly remote security camera should therefore have a battery pack. It would otherwise need a cable to an AC power outlet.
The lack of cables means that a wireless CCTV camera system needs some way to communicate with other devices such as your mobile phone. The following are the main ways a wireless CCTV camera system stays connected.
There are three main types:
Other features to consider include two-way talk, remote viewing, high resolution, day/night vision, battery life, and storage options.
A good wireless CCTV camera installation can be operated quickly and easily. The best of them can use deep learning techniques to offer enhanced smart security over time.
Whether you get a wireless CCTV security camera system should depend on how good your connectivity options are. And whether you have the bandwidth to transmit video images. Battery life is also a huge consideration. For some, it is a deal-breaker. A wired CCTV system will serve you just as well.