If you are looking for some cool spy gear to buy yourself or significant other this Valentine’s Day, check out this new gear. Swann, a global leader in security monitoring solutions, just released their latest video surveillance gadgets, the Swann HD PenCam & PenCam 4GB.
Both video devices are real working pens with a concealed miniature video camera and DVR inside. The HD PenCam features high definition AVI videos (1280 x 720) and high resolution JPEG images with up to 16GB of memory from a removable MicroSD card storage, while the PenCam 4GB captures both high resolution videos and images with its built-in 4GB memory stick.
Make your own hidden videos or take pictures that you can easily share on Facebook or Youtube by switching between video and photo mode with a touch of a button. Both pens feature date and time stamping, and are compatible with PCs and Macs.
To view your video recordings or still images, transfer to a computer is made possible via a card reader or the included USB cable. The HD PenCam is powered by a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery that lasts 45 minutes on a full charge and recharges via a computer’s USB port. Thanks to the flexibility of an additional 16GB MicroSD card, users can capture up to 8 hours of video or 72,000 still images.
When you’re ready to view your footage, simply unscrew the pen and the lower half contains a USB connector that plugs into a computer for easy back-up. Enjoy up to 90 minutes of usage per charge and recharge the built-in Lithium-ion battery via a computer’s USB. With the 4GB built-in memory, users can capture approximately 2 hours of video or 18,000 still images.