When we see covert surveillance cameras, we usually see wireless hidden cameras. This is because wired cameras are a pain to hide (it’s ok, you can laugh as you imagine someone walking around with a huge cord hanging out there pant leg which is attached to a DVR or viewer that someone else is holding 500 feet away…tripping everyone as they attempt to capture their image). Fortunately, cameras and technology in general continue to improve by leaps and bounds. Back in the day, wireless cameras were just cool, but completely useless for capturing viewable images. Before we get into some of the interesting tidbits about these, let’s clarify the term. Continue reading Wireless Hidden Cameras and Wifi
When people ask me about a surveillance camera, they can have two different meanings. The first, is a hidden surveillance camera (also called covert surveillance camera). This is when the area or person viewed is generally unaware of the camera. The other meaning is when someone wants a camera that is part of a camera system. There are pros and cons for each of these, and they both support private investigation at times. Since I get so many questions on this, I thought it was a great topic to discuss.
A fairly hot topic continues to be the conversation around cell phone monitoring. Every now and again, an article floats around that discusses ways to spy on your spouse if you suspect them of cheating. The reality is that this is very illegal. A general rule of thumb to consider is that you have no control over your partner’s actions, inactions, decisions, etc. So, you might ask, “What is the purpose of cell phone monitoring if I can’t use it to spy on my spouse”? Let’s review some good benefits of some of these programs. Continue reading Cell Phone Monitoring- The Legal Uses