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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

How to Choose Between WiFi and DVR Surveillance For Your Home or Business




Every day new home or business owners identify a need for covert surveillance. Their need for hidden cameras could be related to business inventory loss prevention, corporate theft, or personal and home security needs such as keeping an eye on valuable assets, the kids, the nanny or an elderly loved one. With more than 2 decades of experience making and designing spy cams, we get called to help with their decision making process.

One of the first choices you’ll need to make when you decide to purchase a home or business surveillance system is to choose between a Wi-fi or DVR camera. Both of these covert camera options come with benefits. There is no right or wrong choice. But there is a better choice depending on your needs and the situation.

Here are the different features of each:

A DVR Camera may be the better for your home or business if…
Need reliable DIY functionality.
Would prefer memory card recording for portable, transferable storage.
Very unlikely to be hacked since it’s not connected to the internet.
Good for short term surveillance.
No Monthly access fee.
No worries about bad connections.
Less expensive options available like our Zone Shield EZ products.



A Wi-fi camera may be the better solution for your home or business if…
You’re looking for a great long-term covert camera system.
You need to view live video anytime from anywhere.
You want to have multiple cameras in different locations and want to see them on one app.
Coming soon- Need to store large amounts of data storage on the cloud.
Would like to receive notifications when someone enters your home or business.
Need live viewing access for multiple people from any smartphone or tablet.


We always like talking with our customers and helping them identify the right camera for their home or business depending on their specific needs. Call or email us at 615-620-1370 or 800-590-4272 or [email protected] and let's figure it out!


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