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Best security cameras for businesses and home use

ZDNet

Security, in both the physical and digital sense, is imperative for companies to deter trespassers and would-be thieves, as well as to protect valuable equipment crucial for businesses to operate successfully. A robust security setup can take the pressure off existing security staff and give business owners peace of mind out-of-hours. Luckily for organizations, the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, improved mobile connectivity, apps, and cloud technologies has radically changed the security landscape and made it easier than ever to set up multi-room or premise systems with easy installation and constant monitoring. The possibilities are endless: cloud or local feed storage, customizable or automatic alerts and alarms, smartphones and tablet connectivity, wired or wireless, battery-powered or mains options, video capture, audio feeds of varying quality, and the ability to watch in real-time are all on offer and can be tailored depending on the requirements of your business. To make navigating the variety of hardware and vendor ecosystems available to today's company owners less of a challenge, we have assembled our top ten picks for businesses, large or small, including outdoor, indoor, and hybrid security offerings.


Best security cameras for business in 2020: Google Nest, Ring, Arlo, and more

ZDNet

Security, in both the physical and digital sense, is imperative for companies to deter trespassers and would-be thieves, as well as to protect valuable equipment crucial for businesses to operate successfully. A robust security setup can take the pressure off existing security staff and give business owners peace of mind out of hours. Luckily for organizations, the emergence of Internet of Things (IoT) technology, improved mobile connectivity, apps, and cloud technologies has radically changed the security landscape and made it easier than ever to set up multi-room or premise systems with easy installation and constant monitoring. The possibilities are endless: cloud or local feed storage, alerts, smartphones and tablet connectivity, wired or wireless, battery-powered or mains options, alarms, video and audio feeds, and the ability to watch in real-time are all on offer and can be tailored depending on the requirements of your business. To make navigating the variety of hardware and vendor ecosystems available to today's company owners less of a challenge, we have assembled our top ten picks for businesses, large or small, including outdoor, indoor, and hybrid security offerings.


Best home security camera (2022)

ZDNet

Security is imperative for companies to deter trespassers and would-be thieves and to protect valuable equipment crucial for businesses to operate successfully. A robust setup with cameras, sensors, and night vision can take the pressure off security teams and give business owners peace of mind out-of-hours. Luckily for organizations, the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, mobile connectivity, apps, and cloud technologies has radically changed the security landscape and made it easier than ever to set up multi-room and on-premise systems. The possibilities are endless: cloud or local feed storage, customizable or automatic alerts and alarms, smartphones and tablet connectivity, wired or wireless, battery-powered or mains options, video capture, night vision, audio feeds of varying quality, and the ability to check-in, in real-time, are all on offer and can be tailored depending on the requirements of your business. To make navigating the variety of hardware and vendor ecosystems available to today's company owners less of a challenge, we have assembled our top ten picks for businesses.


Ring Floodlight Cam review: An excellent choice--if you're living in Ring's ecosystem

PCWorld

Ring built a better mousetrap and quickly became the king of video doorbells. Lots of competitors followed, but few have a truly better doorbell. Ring wasn't the first to integrate a video camera into an outdoor light--Netatmo introduced one in late 2016, and Kuna had one earlier than that--but if you own one of Ring's doorbells, you like it well enough to pay for a subscription, and you want to surveil more of your yard, you should add one of Ring's other outdoor products. The Ring Floodlight Cam will make an excellent replacement for any existing floodlight.


Logitech's new Circle 2 home security cameras can be used indoors or out

PCWorld

Most companies manufacturing home security cameras offer one model for indoor use and a weatherized version for outdoors. When it ships in July, Logitech's new Circle 2 will fit both use cases, but one model is battery-powered and wire-free, while the other is tethered to a power cable. We weren't terribly impressed with the original Circle. Fortunately for Logitech, the Circle 2 looks as though it will be very different animal. Buyers will get 24 hours of free cloud storage with a time-lapse feature that lets you quickly review recorded footage.