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Can Surveillance Cameras Legally Record Client’s Neighbor’s House?

Lawful use of video surveillance cameras is the customer’s responsibility. Integrators are not liable. Posting notification signs is prudent.

Jason Knott · June 29, 2021

Top-Selling Smart Home Surveillance Cameras in 2020 Revealed

Ring, Arlo, Wyze, Google Nest and Alarm.com account for 30% of 42.5 million home video surveillance cameras sold in 2020.

Jason Knott · May 10, 2021

Best and Worst States for Amazon Package Theft

Study reveals Wyoming, Vermont and California are the worst states per capita for Amazon package theft. Mississippi is the safest. December and November months have highest theft rates.

Jason Knott · March 22, 2019

Arlo Reports 27% 2018 Growth; Predicts Dramatically Lower 2019

Arlo stock falls whopping 44% in early trading as surveillance camera manufacturer predicts potential 19% drop in 2019 revenues.

Jason Knott · February 07, 2019

Top 50 Cities for Amazon Package Theft

Research: San Francisco and Seattle are most frequent cities for Amazon package theft by ‘porch pirates’ and offer strongest potential to install front doorbell camera systems.

Jason Knott · December 26, 2018

Alula Adds Video to Smart Home Automation, Security Platform

Alula security cameras include doorbell, PTZ and bullet options, with both local and cloud storage and RMR potential for integrators.

Jason Knott · September 26, 2018

Arlo Stock Surges 38% After IPO

Sonos who? Arlo Technologies stock soars 38% after IPO with focus on RMR generated from surveillance cameras.

Jason Knott · August 06, 2018

Who ‘Owns’ Doorbell Camera Surveillance Video? (and 4 Other Legal Questions)

With the proliferation of front door camera systems such as Ring, Nest Hello and others, the liability and ownership rights to the images is coming to the forefront.

Jason Knott · March 28, 2018

CE Pro Video: Mike Jordan, NSC, Lays Out Elan Product Roadmap

Mike Jordan, vice president of product management at Nortek Security & Control, talks about new Elan surveillance cameras and NVRs, 3D interface, 2GIG GC3 panel integration, HR10 and HR30 remotes, and new Niles and SpeakerCraft outdoor speakers.

Jason Knott · January 31, 2018

IC Realtime’s ‘Google for Video Surveillance’ with Deep Learning: Hey Ella, Find Red Hats

Based on Camio visual AI engine built by former Google Search execs, new Ella from IC Realtime (IC Realtech) quickly identifies objects and text (OCR) in surveillance videos at consumer-friendly prices.

Julie Jacobson · January 02, 2018