Having children in today’s world can be nerve-wracking. Even if you go to great lengths to baby proof your house, kids always manage to find a way to get into something or somewhere they aren’t supposed to be. Thankfully, technology has advanced to the point where smart technology has expanded to include cameras and baby monitors to help us keep our kids safe.
Here are 4 of the best baby monitors available on the market today, in no particular order.
While we love standing in the doorway and watching our little ones sleep, it can get exhausting after a while. The Nanit Pro Smart Baby Monitor allows you to view your baby remotely. Just position the camera above the crib, and you’ll be able to see everything that happens while your little one is in bed from the comfort of your cell phone.
Also, the camera doubles as a baby monitor and will even keep track of how long your little one sleeps.
If you are one of the few people left in the country who doesn’t have a smartphone, a smart baby monitor doesn’t do you a lot of good—unless your video monitor comes with its own screen.
If being able to talk to your little one to help them fall asleep is important, the iBaby M8 2K Baby Monitor is the system for you. The companion smartphone app allows you to talk, play lullabies, tell bedtime stories, and more. The monitor enables you to follow your baby’s movement with a 360-degree view and features a 2K (2x higher than 1080p) camera for capturing photos and video of your sleeping babe.
Using your phone and a smart camera as a baby monitor can be convenient—unless you need to use your phone for something else.
The Safety 1st HD WiFi baby monitor retails at $200 and gives you the option to put down the phone and use the audio. It comes with an mobile audio unit you can carry around with you, so you don’t have to be staring at your phone all the time. It also gives you the option for two-way audio and transmits video in 720p.
The Moonybaby Split 55 Baby Monitor has two cameras for greater coverage of a single nursery or for two separate rooms. The pan/tilt cameras transmit to a split screen image on the included Moonybaby 4.3-in. monitor, and have auto night vision.
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Whether you want to watch your little one sleep or they’ve reached the age where you have to worry about them escaping from the crib, there are plenty of good options on this list to get you started.