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September 23, 2021

Can I use a security camera as a baby monitor in Akron?

Can I use a security camera as a baby monitor in Akron?

When setting up your child’s first room, you put together the cradle, painted the space a soothing pastel, and created the ultimate diaper changing station. The next step is to figure out the way you intend to watch your baby sleep. You might go with the conventional monitoring choice that gives you the ability to listen in through an integrated speaker, or you might improve your technology and use high-definition video, two-way talk, and initialization through motion sensing.

The high-tech version kind of sounds like video surveillance found in a modern home security package, but can you use a security camera as a baby monitor in Akron? 

What do you want in a baby monitor in Akron?

In previous generations of parenting, a baby monitor was quite basic. You place a microphone-type device in close contact to the sleeping area, transmitting sound to a walkie-talkie-looking receiver. However, baby monitors now provide additional benefits. For example, today’s monitors now have HD video and two-direction communications. You can also hook your monitors to your home’s wireless signal so you can move around all over the house. The top baby monitors in Akron are so sophisticated that they mimic indoor security cameras in both features and expense.

Should you switch baby monitor for an integrated surveillance system?

Due to the fact that baby monitors and surveillance systems incorporate similar capabilities, you will find quite a few parents in Akron integrating their baby's room to their comprehensive home security package. It’s a smart approach -- particularly if you’re upgrading to a Vivint smart home -- as your baby monitor will give you access to:

Clear video with night vision: Your surveillance system should have at least 1080p high-def video, and infrared LED technology for acceptable viewing of darkened rooms.

Two-way talk: Sometimes, you don't need to go inside the bedroom to quiet your child back to a gentle slumber. Your reassuring words may be all you need to keep bundle of joy peaceful and resting.

Motion sensors: While it’s an option to have your surveillance system stay on constantly to keep a close eye on your child, your attention could begin to waver. Conversely, if your camera identifies unexpected movements, you can configure it to deliver a notification on your phone. Perfect when your adventurous newborn quietly scrambles out of the crib or if your curious cat sneaks into the space.

Save and send recordings: Many baby monitors don’t record portions of video. Now you have the ability to transmit a short segment to friends or family members to allow them a glimpse of what a beautiful sleeping baby you have.

Mobile phone monitor: In lieu of lugging an external monitor with you, you are now able to view your child from your home security app. You can even touch base with your tot and babysitter when you go for a date night.

A security camera baby monitor can be part of your integrated smart home plan

The great part about using a security camera as a baby monitor in Akron is that it can link to your corresponding home security and home automation components. So, for example, if you observe that your newborn is particularly restless, you have the ability to adjust your integrated thermostat from mobile security application to get a more pleasant temperature. In addition, as they awaken for a late-night snack, you have the chance to increase the brightness of the room's smart bulbs to indicate you’re coming. In the event you have two or more kids in unconnected areas, you could give each one an indoor security camera and monitor the video in a unified mobile app.

An indoor security camera in Akron is a key component of your home’s complete security and automation package

Whether you are looking for a home security camera to use as a baby monitor or you just need to upgrade your residential protection, start by calling Secure24 Alarm Systems. A Vivint expert will carefully explain your options and help you get the most suitable security system for you. Place a call to (330) 355-9089 or submit the form on this page.