Technology has come a long way.
We are all fans of it and most especially what has taken the world over by storm – the Internet of Things.
But even with all the changes happening all around you, your number one priority should be keeping your family safe.
The good news is that you can combine these tech developments to give your family 24-hour protection such as using a home security camera.
Now, there are various security cameras in the market, and you are probably wondering which one, in particular, will meet your security needs.
So, to reduce your research time and help you make your choice of the best security camera, below is a comprehensive review of the Oco Wireless Surveillance HD Video Monitoring Security Camera.
A quick glance at the Oco HD Security Camera and you will undoubtedly fall in love with its design.
For an indoor camera, it is surprisingly durable.
The security camera is made of metal. Its rear and front are however carved from plastic.
If you want to place it on a nightstand or your study table, it will survive constant bumps and even falls (to some degree).
It is attached to its base with a metal rod which also contains a bearing allowing it a 360-degree rotation and a 90-degree back and forth motion.
With this kind of motion, the camera can capture video from a wide angle.
At the front, the security camera features a light sensor, a LED, a lens and some IR sensors while in the rear, it features a reset button, a speaker, and a micro USB port.
The camera also comes with a built-in microphone.
With its design, you can blend it with the background and decor you have in your room.
It operates through the Ivideon’s Cloud video architecture.
You first need to download the Ivideon app from the App Store or Google Play and then create an account to enable you also to view the camera from your web browser.
The Ivideon account will prompt you to add the camera to the account.
This can be done through simple guided steps.
Make sure your device is connected to Wi-Fi network.
With the Ivideon Cloud service, you will have three different service tier options.
One of the tiers is free but comes with limited local video archives and has push notifications.
Paying for the service will have you enjoy DVR-like services.
The Oco Wireless Surveillance HD Video Monitoring Security Camera features a 720p camera with the added advantage of night vision.
Its high-quality infrared technology makes this possible.
With this resolution and with a fast enough Wi-Fi internet connection, you will be able to view distances of up to 14 meters.
Viewing the video through your app, you can switch to full screen and still have perfect video clarity.
Sound and Motion Detection
If you are using the security camera as a baby monitor, the sound and motion features will come in real handy.
The motion detection is easy to set up – all you have to do is turn on its option and select its sensitivity.
Also, you are provided with the option to define a particular area to be detected.
This is useful especially if you have pets that might set off the motion detection accidentally.
The sound detection works similar to the motion detection.
Other than the plethora of alluring features described above, it comes with some additional features such as video rotation, live video embedding, push-to-talk and much more.