Hidden Cameras Are A Parent’s Best Friend
Parents Use Spy Cameras To Monitor Teens
Surveillance equipment has become increasingly popular among consumers, and more specifically with parents of teenagers. Many people are probably aware of how GPS tracking system units that utilize GPS can help parents uncover whether a teen is speeding, or how keystroke logger technology can provide parents an avenue to access messages sent/received on popular social networking sites such as Facebook. However, one of the most common forms of monitoring technology, hidden camera devices, is only now being utilized by parents of teenagers to increase teen safety and home security.
Spy Cameras Give Parents Options
The moment a parent mentions to their teenage son or daughter that they will be leaving town for a short vacation, many teens will take their smartphones out of their pocket and begin text messaging friends or posting updates about a potential get-together via social networking media. Once the parents have left the teen party begins to come together and come together fast. The word spreads like wildfire, as what was first supposed to be a small get-together manifests into a raging party. By midnight, the cops have been called by neighbors, property damage has occurred and the teen begins creating a story to explain the wild events.
Stories like the one above are all too common and occur nearly every single day, but through the use of home camera technology parents are provided with options. First of all, when a parent equips their home with video monitoring devices they can tell their teen that even though they may be gone on vacation a monitoring system will be documenting every detail of what is happening at the home. This fear of getting busted by video surveillance alone is often times enough to make any teen rethink having a party.
The second option that home security or hidden cameras provide is the ability for parents to set up a wireless camera system and then monitor the live video feed remotely from a computer in real-time. Wireless cameras can be disguised from anything to a wall clock, teddy bear, tissue box, and more. The video data is then transmitted from the camera system where parents can access the information as it happens, allowing parents to either call their teens and bust them on the spot, or call the police on their own home to break up a party before getting out of control.
Parents Want Teen Safety
Although some people may suggest parents who use technological products to help in the monitoring process of a teen are invading teen privacy, the only reason why any parent calls upon a friend, family member, teacher or sophisticated piece of technology is to ensure or improve teen safety. GPS tracking systems can help parents find out if a teen is driving dangerously fast, keystroke logger equipment allows parents to know what a teen is doing online and home surveillance technology can improve home security and teen safety while parents are away. Regardless of what a person’s personal beliefs are about the various forms of monitoring devices, no one can deny that when they are used appropriately and responsibly that they can improve safety.
Would you use a teen GPS tracker to monitor your teenage driver?
Matthew is a freelance writer who is passionate about technology, music, photography, and decentralized finance.