Burglars Scared Away by Home Security Systems That Send Audio and Video to Smartphones

5.5 million security cameras that can be viewed remotely on phones were sold in 2015.
1:06 | 03/05/16

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X a night here the images captured as a family watched these breaking into their home the family was but across town as it was all happening. Tonight here are simple app that can help you watch over your home as well and here's ABC's Linda Davis. Imagine launching this scene play out on your cell phone three burglars climbing through your window as you watch from miles away. That's exactly what happened to Gina Navarro brown out lucky at Gmail was at work when the motion sensor went off on her cell phone banks to canary. A home security system that sends audio and video to your Smartphone. We think ten seconds. Gun scared away these disturbing events are becoming visible due to an influx of sales of cameras you can view remotely. Five and a half million were sold in 2015. A 240%. Increase since 2012. In April of 2014. Two parents in Houston caught this burglar on camera snooping around their baby's room. While they slept back in Florida Tampa police of Marty called one of the suspects and they're still looking for the others Lindsey Davis ABC news New York.

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