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Video: Meet Nest Cam and the New Nest Protect

Nest’s latest announcements were far from earth shattering but here’s a couple of quick videos to introduce you to the latest versions of their smart home devices. Nest Cam This is the first Nest branded camera since the company acquired Dropcam last summer. The Nest Cam has full high-definition (1080p) video quality, a new stand design for […]

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Video: The Tiny Ubiquiti Networks UniFi IP CCTV Video Camera Micro

Here’s a new micro sized IP CCTV Camera, the tiny UniFi Video Camera Micro records 720p HD video indoors, day or night. The UVC Micro is part of the UniFi Video surveillance management system. It’s about the size of a golf ball and mounts anywhere with its versatile 3-axis magnetic base. The Micro streams video via […]

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Dropcam IP CCTV Catches Dad of the Year on Video

Here’s a quick video ‘catching’ dad of the year. It’s one of several clips released from the Nest acquired range of Dropcam IP CCTV cameras. Check out some of the other videos below including all the usual home video capers like rolled cars, parcel thefts, encounters with wildlife and of course some comedy pets. Time for some CCTV at […]

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Review: Lilin LR7424 1080p HD IP CCTV Camera

We’re all becoming used to seeing great HD images on our TVs these days, so more than ever before, home CCTV can be pretty jarring to look at. With this in mind we started to investigate the HD IP camera world.  It’s a new name to us, but the Lilin LR7424 Day & Night 1080P HD […]

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Marmitek BabyView 725: Wireless Monitoring for your Digital Home

While many baby monitors have moved to work with mobile apps, Marmitek’s latest creation has opted to use it’s own touch screen monitor. The Marmitek BabyView 725 uses digital transmission to provide a secure and interference free audio and video link. The camera is mains powered while the monitor uses a rechargeable battery do it and […]

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SkyBell Interview: A Look at the Wi-Fi Doorbell with CCTV & Motion Detection

SkyBell (formerly iDoorCam) has come up with a product that has captured the imagination of many people, as last month they blew past their crowd funding target on Indiegogo to raise over half a million dollars. The little metal roundel is a straight swap out for your regular old 20th century doorbell and provides a CCTV […]

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Home Automation Case Study: Custom Controls

UK specialist Custom Controls recently undertook one of their most ambitious projects. Read on for all the photos and details… This project saw Custom Controls using and integrating just about every piece of automated control kit available including advanced audio, video, lighting and heating controls. This project covered a total area of 10,000 square meters, including […]

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Y-Cam Launch New “Cube” IP CCTV Camera Range

  After 5 years of service we are still loving our Y-Cam Black CCTV camera.  The latest range to come from the Y-Cam stable is the ‘Cube’.  This little indoor box (65mm x 65mm x 30mm) is available in either VGA or 720p HD with a third 1080P HD version due in a couple of […]

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Video: DoorBot the Wi-Fi Enabled Smart Doorbell

A few weeks ago we covered a GSM doorbell system, but here’s an alternative.  DoorBot is a Wi-Fi video doorbell with an integrated infrared CCTV camera.  It’s compatible with iOS and Android smartphones and tablets and can sync to multiple devices. It runs on four AA batteries which the makers say should power it for up to […]

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UCam247 Launch Plug and Play WiFi IP CCTV Camera [Updated]

Sometimes the digital home can seem like it needs its very own sysadmin these days. But the new home IP CCTV camera from the guys at UCam247 promise a simple 3 step setup. No more messing with port forwarding in your router, just connect the Ucam247i to your network (wired or wireless), download the free app […]

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