Wireless security cameras have a range of benefits over their wired counterparts. Simple installation and the ability to position them virtually anywhere make these cameras common with those who want video surveillance of their assets.
With the same features as wired cameras, wireless cameras can provide the same quality of video and link to the Internet for remote monitoring.
One of the main advantages of wireless security cameras is the flexibility they offer during installation. Installation is normally simple and easy without the wires.
For a wired system, you will need extra wiring to connect to the internet. Wireless IP cameras can connect to a wireless router in much the same way as a computer does.
This increases the already high importance of using these cameras in your surveillance system. Another plus is that it is easy to switch or take with you if the need arises. If you sell the house, the cameras can be removed easily and mounted at a new location.
Another significant advantage of wireless security cameras is that distance is not as big a problem. While they need to be inside the router range, they will not trigger additional work when mounted in remote buildings.
Having to dig a trench to install extra wiring can be expensive and time-consuming. This portability allows wireless cameras to be mounted in places that would otherwise have been difficult with conventional wired systems.
This is especially true in buildings of historical importance where it might not be possible to knock down the floor or the ground.
Easy To Install
The installation itself will cost a lot of money if extra wiring is needed. Wireless security cameras are so easy to install that most people can install them with little or no effort at all.
This makes a wireless surveillance device a perfect option for those with a tight budget. Also, the lack of wiring makes the appearance of these cameras a little more discreet, so people are less likely to detect their presence.
Easy To Expand
The wireless surveillance system can be extended very easily when additional cameras are installed. Over time, surveillance needs may change or increase depending on remodeling, adding an addition to the house, or simply tracking a wider area.
Wireless IP cameras make it simple to add to the network without the need for extra connectivity. This makes the cost of ownership of a wireless surveillance device higher than that of a wired system.
Offers Maximum Security
As with other devices on your network, WPA.2 authentication can be used by wireless IP cameras to ensure optimum protection against unauthorized access.
In addition to this encryption, you are provided with even more security by having a login and password to access the cameras. In addition to protecting the data transmitted by these cameras, there are no wires that can be cut to destroy the feed.
When selecting your surveillance system, think about what you would like to achieve and how you could use wireless security cameras as part of your overall security solution.
Since there are no wires involved, you can find that you can cover places you previously thought would be out of control.