Spy gadgets for the home [photos]

Spy gadgets for the home [photos]

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

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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).

Topic: Tech Industry

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  • Teddy Gets Creepy

    Its funny, but the idea of Teddy is fine, until you put a camera in him. Suddenly he comes to life and creeps me out, just a little bit. I think a remote control car with mini camera would be more congruous.
    david-gfe-games
    • it is a good idea

      Teddy Bear cameras have already helped to catch bad people, like this example:
      http://www.standard.co.uk/news/camera-hidden-in-a-teddy-bear-catches-carer-stealing-100-from-terminally-ill-pensioner-6934637.html
      sg1efc
  • Eyetek's two-way adapter

    Hmm... I'd like to buy that. Oh, wait! Is this ZDNet UK? Whoops. Wrong website. Wait a minute... I did type www.zdnet.com, did I? Yes, I did in the first place! And I'm in the US Edition!

    Bummer.
    Grayson Peddie
  • Smartphone interceptor.

    putting this on anyone but your own(personal not shared) and your kids phones, without there knowledge is or should be illegal. putting it on an employees phone is definitely a breach of privacy.
    nicholaas321
  • This is a lawyer's dream come true...

    " A smartphone interceptor

    Eyetek's smartphone interceptor is a relatively new set of spying software to keep an eye on smartphone activity.

    The manufacturers say that "the SmartPhone Intercept is great for keeping tabs your spouse if you suspect they may be having an affair, employees, children, and anyone else you wish to.""

    Yep, what lawyer isn't going to love the invasion of privacy cases that this "Smartphone interceptor" will create, lots of laughs.
    sg1efc