7 Benefits of Cloud Video Surveillance for Home Security

Understandably, homeowners want to rest assured their homes and families are safe and secure; and are increasingly turning to cloud video surveillance for ensuring the security of their home. 

The benefits are endless – from saving money on installation costs to remote access and 24/7 reliable recording.  

Cloud video surveillance will give you peace of mind and allow your family to make memories in your home without worrying about security. It’s also the perfect way to keep an eye on your home while you’re away. 

With 24/7 access to your cameras’ live streams, easy video playback, and motion alerts when something happens, all available on your smartphone – it is a perfect way to keep an eye on your home while you’re away.  



1. Remote video access

Cloud video surveillance allows for total control of your home cameras from anywhere. Have peace of mind that comes with 24/7 cloud video surveillance at a fraction of the cost, without sacrificing any quality whatsoever!

With both the web-based version of Videoloft’s software as well as its corresponding smart phone application it has never been easier for you to see everything that happens when you’re away from home – whether you want to check on a delivery or just want more peace of mind by knowing every member of the household is safe. 

Your home is now literally in the palm of your hand and remote monitoring is as simple as checking in on your emails!


2. Unlimited motion alerts

With cloud video surveillance, you can get notified any time there’s movement on your cameras. You’ll never have to worry about missing a moment of what really matters again – from the convenience of your phone! 

Alerts will never go unnoticed: you can receive instant alerts via email or push notification when motion is detected on your home’s cameras for optimal protection of all areas in and around the property. 

Don’t want to get alerts when you’re at home? With Videoloft’s advanced scheduling options, there’s no need for that. 

You can manage when you get alerted with our camera & alert schedules. Simply set up the days of the week and times during which you receive alerts.


3. Multi-user permissions 

Going away on a trip, and for some reason, you aren’t able to monitor your cameras? 

With our multi-user permission options, you can give others access to keep an eye on your cameras when you can’t.

Choose between view-only, read-only, or full admin access to all or specific cameras, depending on your requirements.


4. Easy access to footage

Perhaps there was a break-in at your home and you need to find the video evidence for the authorities. Or maybe you’re looking for a funny video of your pet to show to your friends. With traditional security systems, finding the right video can be a pain.

However, with cloud video surveillance the days of having to trawl through hours of irrelevant video to find the footage you need are gone!

Use Videoloft to easily find the video you’re after. 

Once you’ve got the video you need, you can also replay, share or download it straight from the app. Easily share important moments with family and friends.


5. Trust cameras are recording

With some cloud video surveillance providers such as Videoloft, you can rest assured your cameras are recording. 

It will remotely check your cameras’ health and notify you if your cameras are no longer recording. 

If any problems occur, Videoloft’s health monitoring ensures they are spotted and can be easily diagnosed remotely.


6. Secure & encrypted

Unlike traditional CCTV systems, cloud isn’t vulnerable to theft or damage. With cloud video surveillance, your footage is always there when you need it. 

All your video is encrypted & securely stored in the Videoloft cloud so it’s safe, even if the recorder malfunctions, is stolen or damaged.


7. Scalable & flexible

Build a plan that suits you – choose your preferred recording method, video quality, and cloud recording duration. 

It’s also easy to add or remove cameras and increase or reduce the storage period, depending on your requirements.


What’s next?

Read about Videoloft’s other features and benefits


Interested in Videoloft for your home? Look no further, choose your cloud plan, and create your account by getting started.

If you’re a security professional join our free partner program to access discounted trade pricing and start providing Videoloft cloud to your residential customers. 

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