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Apps That Will Turn Your Old Smartphone into a Security Camera

Home SecurityThere’s a lot to keep track of when it comes to cybersecurity, and that can make it easy to forget about the real-life burglars breaking into your home or office and stealing your valuables and other belongings.

Home security systems can generally keep you safe, but sometimes what you need is a much smaller camera – to see who is coming into your home or office and taking goods, or even accessing your computer.

If you have a smartphone, you already have a security camera just waiting to be activated!

With the right apps, any smartphone or tablet with a functioning camera can help keep an eye the space you need protected.

Android:

Salient Eye App is your go-to for protection on Android devices.

  • It uses your camera to sense motion and will alert you through email or text, and then begin taking photos of the thief
  • An alarm which can only be deactivated by password will go off to scare the intruder away

iPhone:

Manything app will work on either an iPhone or an iPad and functions similarly to Salient Eye.

  • It captures video that can be transmitted to another Apple device in real time
  • Stores up to 12 hours of footage in a free cloud accounts and offers easy time-lapse creation, adjustable motion sensitivity and much more

With the right tools and some know-how it’s easy to keep your room, office, or any confined space safe.

For more tips like this about office security and how technology can work for you, contact Cat-Tec at info@cat-tec.com or by phone at (416) 840-6560.

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