Background and Identifications
Security cameras come in a variety of models and include a range of features. Some security cameras are Wi-Fi connected and can be integrated into IoT (Internet of Things) systems. These security cameras can then be controlled by smart home control centers, such as Google Home and Amazon Echo.
Security cameras have anything but humble beginnings. Their first documented use was in Soviet Russia in 1927. Invented by Léon Theremin, the device was used to watch people visiting the Kremlin. The average home or business security cameras didn’t come into existence until around 1990. It is common for security cameras today to send footage to the cloud for easy viewing on a smartphone or tablet. This technology could only be dreamed of back in 1927.
Today security cameras for the home range from costing less than $30 to costing hundreds of dollars. Home security cameras are manufactured by a variety of companies, including Ring, Google, Arlo, Wyze, etc.
Security cameras have varying appearances, but they all include a camera supported by some kind of base that can be mounted in a location for optimal coverage of the desired area. Many modern security cameras are wireless. Security cameras come in a variety of colors, but the most common color for a security camera is black.