A dummy camera is also known to us as fake security camera, decoy camera, or imitation security camera. They are the cheapest security cameras you can find. Consumers must not be mistaken though. A dummy camera is not a real camera. They only look like authentic cameras aesthetically. But unlike real cameras, a dummy camera does not have the ability to record figures or activities. A dummy camera is made purposely to threaten or startle probable intruders or thieves from coming into, or taking your property. Most dummy cameras are made from high quality steel and plastic materials. They are designed exactly like authentic security camera, such that it is very hard to tell whether they are bogus or not. At the outset, there are many benefits which can be derived from having a dummy camera instead of a real one.
Because of its aesthetic features, a dummy camera can have an effect similar to that of an authentic camera. These devices, while unreal, can help deterring crimes like theft or unauthorized entry to private property. Secondly, a dummy camera is way cheaper than authentic camera. You can now purchase real looking dummy cameras at a very minimal fraction of the cost of real surveillance cameras. By having a dummy camera, you can ensure your safety, that of your family and property, without spending so much.
Dummy cameras are also more convenient to use and install. Most dummy cameras are light weight and have a considerable size. As such, they can be conveniently placed outdoors or indoors, in entryways, offices, homes, gates, pool area, backyard, stairways, rooms, living rooms, kitchen, and in other places whenever necessary. Also, a dummy camera can be used together with other warning decals to optimize safety.
A dummy camera is convenient for homes, retail stores, small offices, and small businesses. They are easy to install and least costly. Unlike real cameras, a dummy camera does not require regular maintenance. These devices neither involve complicated and extensive setups nor cause financial constraints. A dummy camera can be a solution for small time shoplifters or thieves in stores. These devices can effectively startle or frighten any thief. This is likely to happen if you will make use of those dummy cameras with blinking LED lights, and with mounted motion. These features give the impression that the dummy camera is a real one and actually film or records any criminal act.
Also, using a dummy camera does not give rise to controversies on encroachment to privacy. To some, the use of security cameras and recording their activities are threats to privacy and are annoying. A dummy camera need not have the ability to record any happening or activity. What is important is that the device can give the impression that an act is being record, even though it is not.
Finally, a dummy camera are substitute keen observers. They can be efficiently and effectively used in companies for superiors to monitor the conducts and activities of their employees.