Spy gadgets for the home [photos]

Summary:As surveillance technology develops, what products are on offer for home tracking?


Available from Spy Gadgets 4 U, a piece of kit suitable for the office, the HD Spy Pen Camera, is a gimmicky way to record videos and take images in high definition.

The company says that the pen is perfect for "recording the best bits of your life in secret, family security monitoring, criminal investigation and evidence collecting for legal purposes."

Video footage is recorded in an .avi format at a resolution of 1280x720. Images are captured in .JPG format. A free 4GB memory card is included with the pen, and it is powered by a lithium-polymer battery. Footage can be transferred to your computer via a USB port.

The spy pen is priced at £34.99 ($56).

Topics: Tech Industry


Charlie Osborne, a medical anthropologist who studied at the University of Kent, UK, is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She has spent years travelling and working across Europe and the Middle East as a teacher, and has been involved in the running of businesses ranging from media and events to B2B sales. Charli... Full Bio

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