Pepsi’s Jeff Gordon Test Drive video ad is big fun, but based on tens of thousands of Internet comments, a lot of people who saw it for the first time thought it was a legit hidden camera video designed as a prank on an unwitting used car salesman. From the many technical impossibilities to the clearly staged stunts, the video is a slickly produced hoax that generated a lot of buzz on the web. We thought it would be fun to deconstruct some of the more glaring clues “pop-up video” style.Read More →
UPDATE 11/20: Whitney will appear on ABC’s 20/20 Friday, November 21 at 10 p.m. EST. For more details click here.
We were thrilled to find the headline above posted on our Facebook wall by Arkansas mom Whitney Matney. It’s stories like Whitney’s that remind us why we got into the security business in the first place.
The young law student used a BrickHouse nanny cam to catch an allegedly abusive babysitter in the act and bring her to justice.
Whitney and her family recently appeared on the Ricki Lake Show to share their story.Read More →
It seems like every conversation I’ve had lately with customers interested in nanny cams eventually gets around to our teddy bear camera. When people hear the phrase “nanny cam” they automatically start thinking about teddy bears. Sure, the logic makes complete sense: Kids room = teddy bear. Teddy bear camera = great nanny cam. But in reality, a stuffed animal is not the best place to plant a hidden camera.Read More →
Outside of reality TV shows, which rely heavily on hidden cameras to gather their footage, covert recording devices have made their way into a number of popular movies and TV shows. Here are a few of our favorites:Read More →
Last week we reported on the story of Akian Chaifetz, a 10-year-old autistic boy whose teachers were caught bullying him via a hidden audio recorder. The story received nationwide attention — and so did the covert recording equipment that helped bring Akian’s tormentors to justice.Read More →