How to Automate Using IFTTT for Wyzecam Security Cameras

It’s always good to see a camera manufacturer listen to their fans and implement features that can enhance their devices.  It’s even nicer to see them do it without charging their existing owners for new enhancements.  That’s exactly what happened when they implemented IFTTT for Wyzecam.  We continue to be impressed at the value that Wyzecam delivers at a very reasonable price.  There are two versions of the Wyzecam and IFTTT works on both. What is IFTTT? For those unfamiliar with IFTTT, here’s a brief overview of the free service.  IFTTT is an acronym for “If This Then That”.  You can do … Read more

WiFi Mesh Network Systems and Home Security Cameras

A good WiFi router is essential when using a wireless security camera.  Insufficient WiFi coverage will render a wireless camera useless.  Problems with wireless routers can stem from the technology being too old or your home being too large.  Most wireless routers are made to cover a small to medium size home.  Anything above a few thousand square feet is often too large for a regular router.  That’s where mesh network system come into the discussion. We discussed how to handle a weak WiFi signal a few years ago but times have changed and a mesh system is better way … Read more