Reolink Duo 4G Review – Dual 4MP cameras for 150° surveillance using mobile data

I have previously reviewed the innovative and quirky POE powered Reolink Duo. More recently, I reviewed the Reolink Go Plus, which is the 4G camera that competes with the Arlo Go 2. The Reolink Duo 4G is a sort of love child of those cameras. It has good potential for remote surveillance as you have … Read more

Best POE Security Camera with AI Person / Vehicle Detection

I have covered a lot of home surveillance technology over the years. One of the best advancements in this technology has been the introduction of object detection. Cameras are able to identify the difference between a randomly moving object, people, vehicles and sometimes even faces, pets and packages. For an outdoor camera, I find this … Read more

Reolink RLC-510A & RLC-810A Review – Smart human & car detection surveillance cameras with 5MP/4K

Reolink has finally joined the growing list of companies that offer an advanced smart motion detection technology enabling the camera to distinguish between people and cars. I have been a massive fan of human/car motion detection since I first experienced it with the Netatmo Floodlight Camera. Since then, other brands have adopted the technology including … Read more

Ring Always Home Cam – One up’s every home surveillance brand with a new automated indoor drone & is the new archenemy of your cat

Throwing a complete curveball in the world of home surveillance, Ring has launched the Always Home Cam. They seem to be coy about calling it a drone, but it is one. While it was inevitable drones would enter the consumer home surveillance market, I wasn’t expecting it so soon. Ring was at the forefront of … Read more

Reolink RLC-522 POE security camera review – An affordable optical zoom camera compatible with Blue Iris & ONVIF

The Reolink RLC-522 is the latest POE security camera for the brand and is quite unique in that it offers 3x optical zoom, but not PTZ. It is significantly cheaper than its PTZ optical zoom counterparts, and the advantage here is that you have a bit more flexibility about where you locate the camera. Specification … Read more

Hikvision DS-2CD2386G2-I 8MP Acusense turret IP camera Review – Colour Night Vision CCTV with AI detection

Most of the CCTV / home surveillance reviews I have done have been for affordable consumer products. However, after being impressed with the night time performance of the H.View HV-500G2V5 5MP colour night vision camera and installing BlueIris, I have become a little obsessed with wanting to upgrade my cameras. The Hikvision DS-2CD2386G2-I is one … Read more