Closed circuit television camera or CCTV has become one of the most important tools of security in both homes and offices. In fact, it has become compulsory for shops and other establishments to install a CCTV for surveillance. CCTV has been proved to be useful in solving many cases of robberies and other crimes. With increase in crimes, many people have also started installing CCTVs in their homes. CCTV is now ubiquitous in hotels, malls, banks, government and private offices, traffic signals and many more places. CCTV cameras have brought about a revolutionary change in the business of surveillance and made the life of the security establishment easier.
These are the six best CCTV cameras for home/office use with price.
6. Netgear Arlo Q
Netgear Arlo Q provides sharp and colourful 1080p HD resolution images during the daytime. It enables good night vision as well. 130 degree view allows a good sweep of the area. Streams live video 24/7 and allows the past recordings to be viewed using a smartphone, computer or tablet. Instant alert on the phone is received whenever a motion or sound is detected by the camera.
- Price – Rs 14,932
- Brand – Netgear
- Features – Two way communication with in-built mic & speaker
5. Nest Cam Indoor Security Camera
This is a Wifi surveillance camera that provides a clear 1080p video. It has a 130 degree field of view along with eight infrared LEDs for night vision view. It also possesses an 8X digital zoom. The camera has in-built motion and sound detectors. The camera continuously records everything and saves videos for about 10-30 days.
- Price – Rs 13,506
- Brand – Nest Labs
- Features – Sends alert on the phone on detecting sound or motion
4. Logitech Circle Portable Wireless Video Monitoring Camera
The camera streams in live 1080p HD video 24/7. This is a highly portable camera and can be set anywhere with ease. The user can download or share the recorded video for 24 hours from a private cloud. The data is always safe. The live feed from the camera also includes the audio and the in-built speaker of the camera enables the owner to talk to the person nearby through the app.
- Price – Rs 34, 748
- Brand – Logitech
- Features – The camera provides a 30 second summary of the last 24hrs
3. Canary All-In-One Home Security Device
The camera streams in real time video to the smartphone in 1080p HD resolution. The night vision provided by this camera is absolutely clear. The 147 degree wide angle lens and high quality audio enhances the performance of the camera. The sensors installed in the camera monitor air quality, temperature and humidity. It has a 10X zoom and is equipped with pan and tilt capabilities. The owner receives instant video alerts on his or her Android or iOS device. The camera does not support two-way audio communications.
- Price – Rs 21,538
- Brand – Canary
- Features – A 90 db siren for burglars and motion activated recording
2. Nest Cam Outdoor Security Camera
Nest Labs have developed a weatherproof outdoor surveillance camera. The camera is enclosed in a weatherproof enclosure with an IP65 rating for water resistance. The camera provides clear video recordings using its 3-megapixel 1080p camera. Night vision is provided by its infrared LEDs.
- Price – Rs 13,562
- Brand – Nest Labs
- Features – Wireless connectivity by Bluetooth Low Energy
1. Icontrol Networks Piper nv
Piper nv provides a full HD 1080p video and a sharp night vision. The camera provides a 180 degree field of view through its pan and tilt capabilities. It is equipped with a motion sensor, sensors for temperature, light, sound and humidity and a 105 db siren.
- Price – Rs 18,920
- Brand – Icontrol Networks
- Features – Controls various Z-wave home automation devices