Description:That means, for better or worse, it will be up to you to contact the police if you see someone breaking in to your house. If you don t even have the option to get a notification every time a security event happens, you could easily miss the one time that a burglar snatches up that pricey piece of jewelry. That doesn t mean that there s no place for webcams as security supplements, but they re really best reserved for checking in on a pet throughout the day to make sure your favorite sweater hasn t turned into a chew toy. That means that you need to situate them within range of your home s router or wireless access point to function properly. This also means that an interruption to your Wi- Fi signal, whether due to spotty service or an electrical outage will keep your camera from working.