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How tech savvy does an owner have to be?
Security camera systems these days are able to operate mostly autonomously, said Spears. “Monitoring the cameras and accessing any functions that an owner will need after an event or crime, can be accomplished from your regular browser on your computer —wherever that computer is located. If the company that you purchased the system from has a support line and/or a service contract, the amount of interaction with the system is minimal.”
Manufacturers, Spears noted, have tried very hard to create systems that can be accessed from your PC or even your smart phone and many operators can go years without ever actually seeing their DVR, because they have been communicating with it from the devices they use every day.