How Parents Can Keep Tabs on Their Kids

The latest home monitor products allow you to keep an eye on what is happening at home.
2:48 | 07/06/14

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You're looking at the latest in tech gadgetry. Home monitors let people know who is at the door even when you're not at home. The best part may be you can also keep tabs on what's going on inside your house. Think about that. Parents like this. What your kids are possibly up to. ABC's Claire shipman has more on this. ? Reporter: It's home away from home 2.0. Look, I can go all the way into the kitchen. Reporter: Using your mobile device to find out whether your kids are doing what they're supposed to be doing. Look at them. See who is ringing your doorbell from the comfort of your couch or across town or just be sure you a your home is safe. This man bought piper. A camera with a wide angle 360-degree lens so that he could keep an eye on his dog astro. My dog is pretty good. Reporter: When he checked in on his phone he uncovered some of his secrets. Everyone leaves the house, he hops up on the couch and sits there. Reporter: Does it give him peace of mind? It does make me want to come home sooner. Reporter: Another product, doorbot keeps a modern eye on your house and who is at your door whether across town or in your kitchen. We wanted to try it. We'll try doorbot. Hey, it's John. Hey, John. We could see who was at the door right from our table on our iPad. No debating about whether or not to get up. That's so cool. You still have to go get the door. Piper's job -- Reporter: Piper also sent us a device to try. I thought it might be nice to keep an eye on my children. It would be reassuring to know they're fine if I'm ever away and interesting to learn if they're as sneak can as astro. No television, all right, guys? No TV. Do your homework. I'll be right back. Okay. Love you. Bye, mommy. Reporter: Just 30 seconds later what I'd always suspected but never had seen. Hey, I'm going to tell mom. I don't think she's getting hurt. I think I might get addicted to this. We asked the toucher of tech savvy what she thought about these home devices. I think a lot of parents appreciate the ability to check in on their homes whether it's on kids or from a security standpoint if you're away and just want to peek in. Never again will you be able to lie to your mother. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Claire shipman, ABC news, Washington. I don't know. I think the loser is astro. Poor guy can't do what he wants in the comfort of his own home. Exactly. Feels violate sfwld give the dog some freedom. When you're a parent that's awesome. Ultimate winners. Who dance want to spy on their kids. Claire had fun spying on her own kids.

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