IP or internet protocol camera is a kind of digital video camera which is basically used for surveillance. It directly gets connected to the Wi-Fi network and it does not always depend on a computer for working. The date captured data from an IP camera is transmitted through the network and can be securely accessed at the other place. These types of cameras are usually plug-and-play, which simply needs the power supply and wireless network.
Basically, a wireless IP camera requires a good speed network from a wireless router and continuous power supply. Also for first time setup, we need to connect it to a PC which is connected to the same router. However, the camera works independently of the computer after first time setup. This kind of camera is easy to setup and portable.
To setup wireless IP camera in our private network, we need to follow some basic steps:
So once the set up of wireless camera is completed, we can access it wirelessly from any device connected to the same network. Just type the IP address (provided by router) in the address bar of web browser and access the camera.
Some of the wireless camera manufacturers also provide android and iOS based applications to setup the camera. So we just need to follow the on-screen instructions to setup.
Note: The above-provided steps are common for setting up any IP camera; however, there might be some difference in options provided by different companies, but we can easily find the options if we carefully look for it.
Some Advantages of using Wireless IP Camera:
So if you are planning to set up a monitoring system for home, shop, office, etc at the minimal budget, then wireless IP camera is one of the best available options. It not only save the setup time but also save a lot of money by reducing the cost of wires and other recording equipment.