Reviewing the Impact of High Tech Security Devices

Are cameras that stream to homeowners' phones deterring thieves?
2:25 | 04/10/16

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Look at this. A homehoner got a human shock when he saw this. Guys sneaking around his home. All caught on camera and streemd live to his home. Next, a quick call to police. Are these high-tech devices making a difference? Gio Benitez is here with more. Reporter: A home owner on a business trip when he saw this. Two alleged burglars going through his stuff for 8 1/2 minutes. They had no idea they were being watched. These men are not dropping by this Boston home. They're break egg in. Watch as the burglars waste no time casing the house. Making their way from room to room. Inspecting their inventory. Take this right here. Reporter: So at home in the house they had broken into, one offered the dog a treat. Puppy. Reporter: Then the two are seen heading up the stairs. What day don't know is home owner Damian Gerard is watching the whole thing from his cell phone. I was thinking, are they going the steal my dog? Reporter: The police arrived minutes later, guns drawn. Catching the men before they can make off with Gerard's belongest. Breaking into everything. He you doesn't know. Reporter: Having thing so under control, even the dog decides to go take a nap. Scenes like these are all too common. There's one burglary every 16 seconds. How can you keep your home safe in security expert bill Stanton tells ABC news that the first thing you should do is bull you can up your lox. We have a dead bolt. An alarm system. This door is steel reinforced. Reporter: Secure every point of access. Most homes don't have the door from the garage secure. Reporter: Lastly, install those high-tech cameras to stop thieves like these in their tracks. Invest in those extra dollars so you could possibly see the intruder come in before they all they get in. Reporter: As for the two alleged burglars in Boston, both are charged with breaking and entering and larceny. They were arraigned and will be back in court tomorrow. The homeowner likes his brave dog. He plans to get a bigger dog soon. Yeah. Fair enough. Fair enough. Gio, thank you. Great to see you on a Sunday.

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