Mothers are likely to feel anxious about their little one and may feel the urge to check in on their baby ever so often. Frequently visiting your child’s room can leave your child cranky and irritable due to interrupted sleep. It also causes the mother unnecessary legwork. Sleep training a baby is not to be taken lightly. It is crucial for the physical as well as brain development. But babies tend to want to be with their mother or simply want attention. In an attempt to be close to you, they can fake cry.
As a parent, what do you do when you want to keep an eye on your child to make sure they are fine? But at the same time, you don’t want to sneak up on them for it might cause a disturbance. The perfect solution to this dilemma is installing a baby video monitor. A baby video monitor will help you gauge if your child is genuinely in need of attention and also ensure the little one’s safety while they are alone.
Video Moniors to avoid – any products by Dlinks who were sued by the federal trade commission (FTC).
According to the FTC, the list of flawed devices includes D-Link’s Digital Baby Monitor Day/Night Cloud Camera and Wireless N Network Camera. Also affected are the tube-shaped Whole Home Router 1000 (DIR-645), the flat Wireless N Dual Band Router (DIR-815), small Mobile Wireless Router (DIR-412), and the Wireless N 300 Router (DIR-615). Source
In an attempt to make narrowing down easier for you, we have made a list of top five baby monitors to help you discreetly keep a watch on your child. These video monitors all offer good security features to stop hackers taking them over.
These baby video monitors are all digital – this means the signals sent are digital and not analogue like the old voice only devices. Digital signals can be easily encrypted. For products that use your home WIFI, follow our IOT security guide.
Levana Jena Digital Baby Video Monitor
- Private, secure ClearVu digital wireless signal
- 8+ hour rechargeable battery
- Power-saving PEEP mode
- 15ft Automatic night vision
- Talk to Baby two-way communication
• This digital baby monitor offers 8 hours of (rechargeable) battery life, giving you the freedom to take care of your day-to-day tasks.
• Jena baby monitor offers twelve hours of battery life when set on an energy efficient model.
• You can be assured of safety and privacy as the digital signal cannot be intercepted using Levana’s Clearvu technology.
• It offers a wireless range of up to five hundred feet away. This means you can keep an eye on your child from anywhere in the house.
• Inbuilt night vision helps the camera capture clear images of your baby even in total darkness, from a distance of up to fifteen feet away.
• If your baby starts crying and you are away or on the way to their room, Jena baby monitor allows you to talk to your child. Listening to your voice can comfort the baby.
• Jena baby monitor helps you monitor the temperature of your baby’s nursery. This way you can check if the baby is comfortable or the temperature needs to be adjusted.
• You can choose among any of the five popular lullabies pre-programmed on Jena baby monitor, to soothe your child and put them to sleep.
• As your baby grows older, you will want to keep an eye on them when they are in their most frequented areas of the house. Jena baby monitor allows you to add three more cameras so you get a seamless view of four areas in the house at the same time.
VICTONY Wireless 1080p Security Camera
- 【Full HD 1080 Video】Advanced high-definition glass lens, present stunning picture and videos. With 355° horizontal &110° vertical rotation range of home security IP camera, create a complete 360° coverage, no dead corner of monitoring. Advanced night vision with 6pcs built-in infrared LED, you can see everything clear even in the night.
- 【Supercharged Two-Way Audio】Responsive and advanced microphone with a built-in anti-noise filter for a clear 2-way Audio experience,wherever you are. Intercom mode lets you activate the microphone and speaker, so you can send commands to your pet, or scare off unwanted guests. Hands-free mode allows for a flexible two-way conversation with your loved ones.
- 【Auto-Cruise】Bookmark your favorite positions and return to them at the tap of a button. Select Auto-Cruise to survey the area 360° horizontally or cruise your bookmarks, suitable for large areas that need a quick scan.
- 【No Risk of Personal Information】: Supports Micro SD Card Slot, you have the direct connection with the wifi camera, the ip camera’s video wont be saved on any servers or forwarded by manufacturer. Ensure all your videos are safe and protected. We provide the most efficient compression and the highest protection of data, so you can be sure that your footage is secure.
- 【Playback Anywhere Anytime and 12-month Warranty】Playback footage streaming by phone, tablet and PC anywhere anytime via 3G /4G/ WiFi; Our IP camera supports a 12-month warranty and lifetime service support. If you encounter any problems. Please contact us and send an email. We will always solve the problem for you.
• Advanced HD and five-megapixel glass lens offer clearer pictures as well as videos.
• VICTONY Wireless Security Camera helps you eliminate blind spots with 110 degrees vertical and 355 degrees horizontal rotation.
• In-built infrared LED offers clear images of up to thirty feet, even in complete darkness.
• Two way microphone and speaker support, lets you comfort your baby while you are on the way to their nursery.
• Offers a slot for a Micro SD Card. This means the recorded footage is NOT saved on a server. It is saved on the memory card (with 128-gigabyte storage)with the help of efficient compression. You can be assured of the security of the footage.
• Facilitates playback of footage on multiple devices such as desktop, laptop, phone or tablet over Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G.
YI 1080p Home Camera
- 24/7 Full HD Recording - F/2.0 aperture, 112 wide-angle lens, 1080p/15fps to capture moments with clear picture. Features two-way audio to allow you to receive and transmit audio from any location with a WiFi connection. Enhanced Night Vision - 8 individual 940nm infrared LED's, which automatically turns on infrared (IR) in low light conditions, allowing you to see clearly in the dark. (power source required)
- Optional 24/7 Emergency Response Service - YI’s motion alerts and live video feeds are now equipped with the option to instantly involve Noonlight’s Certified Emergency Dispatchers, who coordinate with police, fire, and EMS agencies on customers’ behalf to ensure the situation is promptly handled.
- Activity Alerts - Motion Detection features use state-of-the-art technology to detect and send notifications to your phone. Activity Alerts (7-day storage in YI Cloud) available free of charge without a microSD memory card or a YI Cloud subscription
- YI Home App - Acess your camera with our mobile APP anytime and anywhere, more flexible with Home/Away mode. Allows sharing your camera with up to 5 family members or friends, and view multiple cameras on a single account. 9 live feeds on pc app is available now.
- Cloud Storage - Supports YI Cloud to avoid the risk of losing footage from a microSD memory card, and ensures all recorded video is safe, secure, and protected with the most efficient compression and highest protection of data. Local backup supports up to 64GB Class10 microSD cards with FAT32 format. One year warranty is only for authorized seller YI Technology.
• Wide angle of up to 112 degrees gives you a better coverage of a large area.
• YI 1080p Home Camera offers 4x zoom so that you don’t miss out in the small details.
• Supports cloud storage. YI Cloud facilitates loop recording. There is no cap on the storage limit. YI uses high standards of encryption, therefore, your footage remains secure in case of damage or theft of the camera.
• YI App is supported by Mac and PC and allows you to view live streaming of four different cameras all at once.
• YI 1080p Home Camera supports motion detection. The camera notifies you on your mobile device, alerting where, when as well as what movement has been detected.
• With its advanced features, this camera can pick up sounds such as the crying sound of your baby, within a few seconds and instantly notifies you.
• YI 1080p Home Camera supports night vision, allowing your baby to sleep well without the interference of infrared glare.
JOOAN WiFi Security Camera
• With its tilt and pan feature, the JOOAN Camera offers a view of almost 360 degrees, eliminating chances of a blind spot.
• JOOAN Camera captures images even in darkness with its night vision feature.
• Motion detection ability allows the camera to send you a notification alerting you of movement.
• Viewing of the footage is supported by Android and iOS as well as a PC suite.
• JOOAN Camera supports a two-way microphone and speaker, allowing you to communicate with your baby remotely.
• JOOAN Camera offers a cloud storage service at a nominal cost. This way you don’t have to worry about losing the footage and also don’t need to stock up on Micro SD Cards.
Uses your WIFI connection, ensure that your home router is very secure.
- Effortless User Experience : Only 3 minute Plug and Play Setup, Work with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi networks, QR code scan and Easy Network Connection.Works with Amazon Alexa.Installation Video link : https://www.amazon.com/ebitcam
- Hi-definition : Stunning HD Video Quality 1920 x 1080P Face to Face effect, 350 x 100 degree covers every corner of your home, Clear Night Vision up to 25 feet, 4 Digital Zoom, Clear Two-Way Voice, Built-In Mic and Speak.
- Internal SD Card slot ( Max 128GB ) for Video Recording and Video Alerts. Cloud Storage Service.Choose Ebit 1TB Cloud Box for Multi-Cameras.
- Wide Ranging Usage：Home Security Camera, Baby Monitor, Puppy Cam, Nanny Cam, Home Surveillance System, Remote Live Streaming via Smart Phone at Anytime and Anywhere.
- Warranty：Email【 [email protected]】Full 1-Year-Warranty and Lifetime Technical Support. Return & exchange service. Any questions or comments, please contact the Seller "Ebitcam" or email to seller.
• With the tilt, pan and zoom feature on the Ebitcam, you can not only get more area coverage but also zoom in for a detailed view.
• Supports accurate night vision with infrared LED even in pitch darkness for a distance of up to twenty-five feet.
• Ebitcam has an inbuilt two-way speaker and microphone allowing you to communicate with your baby even while you are not around them
• Ebitcam is compatible with PC as well as MAC for monitoring the feed. You can also download the Ebitcam app and view live streaming on your mobile device or on a tablet.
We hope you found our list of top five baby monitors to be informative and useful. If you have any suggestions that we must add to this list, please let us know in the comment section below.