These systems are valuable on many different levels. Farmers and Ranchers can monitor or have surveillance on a continuous basis of their cattle, crops and equipment. They can keep track of and count their cows and cattle in remote areas of their property or monitor wildlife or predator movement on their property. These systems can also alert farmers and ranchers to possible security breaches in remote or unsecured areas.
The monitors in these systems can be placed on a mounting stand in a combine, tractor or an office. Basically anywhere farmers and ranchers want to monitor what is going on. They can allow for someone to watch what is going on behind them without craning there necks. It can also be very helpful when backing up any piece of machinery.
And if a farmer or a rancher is laid up for any length of time, these video monitoring systems can allow them to keep track of what is going on their farm or ranch any time, night or day. Thus, giving them, peace of mind.
When looking for a wireless camera system you want to find one that is reliable, durable and easy to install. You also want to find a system with a good warranty, 2 to 3 years is typically optimal.
Picture quality is also very important. You want to find a system that has very crisp, clear images.
And you want to make sure the camera is waterproof. As any farmer or rancher knows, this is very important!
It is important that your system be available to you night and day. So make sure you look into a camera with night vision capabilities. This also speaks to the importance of picture quality as mentioned previously.
Look for a system which offers both cable and wireless security cameras and monitor. These systems are considered plug and play and are easily upgradable. They can also be easily moved around to any given site as projects are completed and new ones are established.
Another good idea is to find a system that gives you the option of many different camera field of view lenses. This is important based on the distance of the object you wish to monitor; wide angle degree for close up or narrow degree of angle for longer distances viewing. You also want to find a monitor that has the availability of multiple camera hook-ups. Some manufacturers offer up to four cameras on one monitor. Having said this, keep in mind that prices do vary.
In conclusion, when looking for a video surveillance or monitoring system, do your home work. Determine what you really need from such a system and even what additional benefits you can receive from owning one.