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Be Like James Bond - 007 Spy Gadgets - May 09, 2011

Be Like James Bond - 007 Spy Gadgets - May 09, 2011

Be Like James Bond - 007 Spy Gadgets
By Christian M Gillman

So you want to be able to attract women, use high tech spy gadgets, and ooze cool like James Bond? You may not be able to achieve all of this, but at least the spy gadgets part is possible.

Everyday there are new and cool covert cameras and DVRs (Digital Video Recorders) coming out that can provide for great hidden surveillance opportunities. Lets take a look at a few of the cooler products and what they can offer.

Covert Sunglasses Camera

The sunglasses camera is one of the coolest covert cameras out there. Models such as the COP-USA SG35 offer a great covert camera option with a 3.7mm lens and a resolution of 420TVL.

The camera alone is not what makes the sunglasses camera so cool though. Some of the various sunglasses cameras that are made also offer a built in memory chip for video storage as well as a built in MP3 player for versatility in use. Furthermore lets not forget the fact that they're a pair of sunglasses with a camera inside!!! Not only are you protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays; you are also recording killer video without anyone being the wiser. How cool is that?

Covert Pen Camera

This is an old favorite and one that is more recognizable throughout the various spy movies in existence. The covert pen camera is exactly as it sounds; a pen with a security camera inside of it. With Pen cameras such as the KT&C 150PA you have not only a writing utensil, but a covert camera that can be kept in a pocket, placed on a table, or used in a number of other locations for great hidden surveillance.

It should be noted however that some of the pen covert cameras available still have a wire coming out of them for the video to be captured. This will make it a bit more tricky to use covertly, but it is not a complete spy gadget killer in any way.

Alarm Clock DVR / Car Remote DVR

These two products are quite special spy gadgets, because not only are they covertly disguised DVRs, they also include high quality covert cameras built into them.

The alarm clock DVR like the CL-DVR is quite cool because it is not only a DVR and camera disguised in an alarm clock, but it is also a functioning alarm clock that can be used to make sure you get to work on time.

The car remote DVR is a digital video recorder with a camera built into it as well and models like the KC-DVR even have a photo taking feature for still shots. This product however is not a functioning car remote and is only made to look like one.

Spy gadgets like these generally also have built in memory and sometimes even allow for SD cards to be used to expand their storage capabilities.

Now we could go on and on about the huge variety of different spy gadgets that are on the market today. From cigarette pack cameras to zippo lighter DVRs; there is a wide selection of covert options available, and the imagination is the only limit of what a security camera can be disguised as.

Christian M Gillman has worked in the surveillance industry for over 6 years. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter, learn more about surveillance, and find great products at

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