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StealthVue PennyCam : Hidden Security Camera

StealthVue's new covert countertop surveillance device embeds a hi-resolution security camera in an object found on the vast majority of gas station, convenience and liquor store countertops: The "Take-A-Penny, Leave-A-Penny" tray.

 One of the biggest problems with surveillance systems is producing identifiable images when a situation occurs. Time and time again, still shots from camera systems are shown on the news with the suspect looking down and away from the cameras to avoid identification. The resultant image, coupled with the fact that most of the time the video has to be zoomed in so much that the image is pixilated and grainy, often times results in unusable results.

The close proximity of the PennyCam to the suspect and its unique, upwards viewing angle captures images of criminals standard overhead security cameras simply cannot match.

The images produced are  far more likely to result in a positive identification of the suspect than that of traditional overhead   CCTV cameras. All in a package disguised to look like an item found in most convenience stores,  liquor stores and gas stations: 

Patent Status: Patent Pending
Invention Status: Available for sale

Keywords: store countertop hidden covert camera penny tray
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Comments
Nov 16, 2009
by devvon

steath cam??

 i would like the security cam 2 show. so the theif won't get the idea to rob u in the first place, how ever if u want 2 catch ur spouse fooling around well thats another story lol  daveanne@shaw.ca

 

Dec 20, 2009
by Anonymous

daveanne are you for real?

Can you really not write one sentence in English, even American English?

Jul 10, 2010
by Anonymous

This. Is. GENIUS.

Why has this not been thought of until now? Sure, for $200 USD it's a bit pricey, but I think it plus a couple of overhead cameras (even fake ones, to encourage the suspects to look down) would be an excellent trade-off versus store-wide overhead cameras. It chould be sold in a bundle by security installation companies: 2-to-4 overhead cameras to catch parking lots and crimes committed in the aisles, with the PennyCam on the counter.

Aug 11, 2010
by Anonymous

Most security cameras are

Most security cameras are used mainly for keeping employees honest; catching robbers is a bonus.