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September 23, 2021

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

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

When setting up your child’s first room, you put together the cradle, covered the walls with a soft, lighter shade, and installed the greatest diaper changing space ever. The next step is to determine the manner in which you want to watch your baby sleep. You have the option of going with the conventional monitoring choice that allows you to hear on a separate listening device, or you can go high-tech and use high-def video feeds, two-direction communications, and activation motion detection.

The higher tech alternative kind of sounds like cameras incorporated in a comprehensive home security system, but should you use a security camera as a baby monitor in Provo? 

What are you looking for in a baby monitor in Provo?

In previous generations of parenting, a baby monitor was pretty simple. You put a microphone-type device in close contact to the crib, which transmits an audio feed to a walkie-talkie-looking receiver. Thankfully, baby monitors now have more options. For instance, today’s monitors now offer HD video and two-way talk. You can also connect many monitors to your home’s wireless signal so you are able to roam throughout your home. The leading baby monitors in Provo are so advanced that they resemble interior surveillance systems in both capabilities and expense.

Should you replace your baby monitor for a home security camera?

Since baby monitors and surveillance systems share similar capabilities, you will find numerous residents in Provo integrating their child’s bedroom to their home security system. This approach is beneficial -- especially if you have to innovative Vivint systems -- as your baby monitor now has:

HD video with low-light capability: Your surveillance system should have at minimum 1080p HD resolution, and infrared functionality for night vision.

Two-direction audio: Sometimes, you don't need to go to the nursery to quiet your newborn back to a gentle slumber. Your reassuring words might be the only requirement to keep bundle of joy sleeping.

Motion sensors: While it’s possible to have your camera continuously keep a close eye on your child, your own alertness could diminish over time. However, when your camera identifies unusual activity, it can be programmed to send a text alert on your phone. This is helpful if your child soundlessly scales up the crib or if a pet wanders into the room.

Recording capabilities: Many baby monitors don’t record video footage. Today’s modern devices allow you to send a short segment to grandparents to let them see what a special, sleepy child you have.

Mobile phone monitor: Instead of lugging a separate device with you, you can supervise your little one from a simple smartphone app. You could even check in on your tot and babysitter when you go for a date night.

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

The nice thing about implementing a security camera as a baby monitor in Provo is that it can link to your additional home automation and security devices. For instance, if you notice that your little one is having trouble falling asleep, you are able to tweak your integrated thermostat from your smartphone app to increase the room’s comfort. Additionally, when they awaken for a 2 a.m. bottle, you have the chance to gently raise the room's smart bulbs to indicate you’re coming. In the event you have two or more small children in unconnected areas, you could give each one a camera and monitor the feeds in a unified smartphone app.

An indoor security camera in Provo is included in your home’s complete security and automation package

Whether you want a home security camera to use as a baby monitor or just want one for your residential protection, get started by contacting Secure24 Alarm Systems. A Vivint expert will walk you through the available choices and work hard to configure the ideal home defense package for you. Simply dial (801) 980-2683 or complete the following form.