Anyone who has not setup a home IP internet camera in awhile will be in for a shock how easy new units have become with the ease of installation.
New Cloud based IP cameras are basically a three step installation process, install an App, log into your WiFi, and scan a QR code, it really is that simple.
The old days of logging into a router to port forward IP addressees from internal to external are no longer necessary.
They also have many added features such as Pan and Tilt options to move a camera about, along with two way communication, alerts, and night vision.
There are many available with those below some of our favorite picks for easy to install IP camera.
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As always be sure to read the reviews on Amazon or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.
Our Picks for the Easiest and Best Home IP Cameras to Setup
YI Dome Camera Pan/Tilt/Zoom Wireless IP Indoor Security Surveillance System 720p HD Night Vision, Motion Tracker, Auto-Cruise, Remote Monitor with iOS
YI Dome Camera is a low-cost solution and an easy to setup unit.
It comes with many nice features such as Pan and Tilt, and audio for two way communication.
The movement is 360 degree so it can fully survey a room and zoom in on a location.
It uses an app called YI Home that works very and is easy to use.
Multiple cameras can be set up with the app on a smartphone or tablet for remote wireless viewing.
Other features include night vision, built-in microphone, 720 HD video, Real-time Activity Alerts, and more.
Vimtag P1 ULTRA IP Wireless Network Security Camera, Plug/Play, Pan/Tilt with Two-Way Audio and Night Vision (Updated Version of VT-361)
The Vimtag P1 is a popular Cloud IP camera that is also easy to install.
It has Pan and Tilt, SD-card slot for local recording, voice communication and more.
Mounting the unit can be done on a ceiling or any flat area such as a table.
More than one unit can also be setup to have full security camera footage of a home.
TENVIS HD IP Camera- Wireless Surveillance Camera with Night Vision/ Two-way Audio/ PTZ, 2.4Ghz Wifi Indoor Home Security Dome Camera for Pet Baby, Remote Monitor with MicroSD Slot, Android,iOS App
The TENVIS HD IP Camera is another good WiFi unit.
Video can be saved to a smartphone with the app or to an SD-card located on the unit.
Using the App it can move the camera around 360 degrees and tilt up and down giving full view of a room.
Two way communication is also built-in to communicate with whoever or whatever you see on the your screen.
The two way communication can be good for pet owners looking to talk to them when away.
Technology has improved greatly when it comes to home security cameras making them very simple to setup.
Storage can be done locally with an SD-card, in the Cloud, or even from most Apps which record straight to your phone.
The Pan and Tilt options along with voice communication is a big improvement over stationary cameras.
This makes them great for checking in a on a pet when away from home and even talking to them. Using them as nanny cameras is also popular, of course basic security is always thier basic function.
However they are used they can benefit a home and give ease of mind when away with a quick check in or even from another room.
If you do use one while on the go be sure to have a good cell plan as they do use a lot of data to transmit information, having WiFi available is the best option.
As always be sure to read the reviews on a unit to know its a good fit for you.