Cloud Security Cameras
Cloud cameras are a recent innovation in comparison to other security cameras. Like internet protocol cameras, cameras dependent on the cloud are entirely digital and wireless. Smaller in size and lighter design, these cameras can be considered for easy surveillance. Further details are listed below. A1 Security Cameras offers multiple cloud based security cameras made by manufacturers like Honeywell.
What is a cloud security camera?
Cloud security cameras are surveillance devices that record video footage and transfer it directly to a cloud based storage system through the local network. These devices can further be defined with features such as:
- No on-board storage
- Lightweight design
- Easy installation
- Video Management System
Unlike the traditional wired or wireless alternative, cloud based security cameras do not have any internal storage, nor are they physically connected to external hard drives. With that and other hardware, the general design of each cloud security camera is lightweight by design. However, despite the slim size, these surveillance devices more commonly feature advantageous capabilities like:
- Movement activation
- Night vision
- Remote streaming
While these features and those unlisted are not guaranteed unless expressly stated, they are common. In addition, cloud security cameras are meant to be easy to install, configure, and use for a homeowner and business. These reasons and more are the foundation of why cloud video surveillance is rising in popularity.
How do cloud cameras work?
The entirety of any cloud based security system is dependent on the local wireless network it uses to transmit data. If the wireless connection is inhibited, blocked, or otherwise not connecting to the cameras, these devices will not work. As mentioned above, cloud security cameras use the local wireless network to record video footage onto a cloud based library for viewing. While similar to internet protocols, cloud based security cameras are more straightforward to operate due to the managing software and accompanying mobile application used for remote viewing and playback.
What is a cloud based camera system?
A cloud based camera system uses multiple cloud security cameras transmitting video footage to one cloud system under one or multiple wireless networks. Typically, homeowners implement systems of one to three cameras, rarely using more. However, when businesses have multiple locations with wireless networks, cloud video surveillance allows easy monitoring of each establishment, office, and worksite.
What is a cloud for security cameras?
When referenced with technology, a cloud is software, storage, and other services strictly accessed through the internet. Devices reliant on a cloud can be managed remotely through any device with an internet connection and viable interface. Like cloud security cameras, devices reliant on the cloud are dependent on a wireless network connection.
How do I connect my camera to the cloud?
When it comes to cloud security cameras like those provided to A1 Security Cameras by Honeywell, the setup process is simple. Such cameras are accompanied by mobile applications that recognize the QR codes found physically on the corresponding cloud based cameras. Therefore, scanning the QR code with the application once the camera is connected and configuring it to your specifications will allow the camera to function. Other cloud cameras are similar. Either connecting through a similar process or connecting wirelessly through a phone or computer.