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This compact battery powered device allows visual detection of any hidden or spy camera, powered on or not. Give your customers peace of mind that their privacy has not been compromised. Any and all hidden cameras will be detected by this device. No camera can hide. This new technology is only available from Intellicam Systems. For the last 5 years, this technology was sold exclusively to the U.S. Government, but now we make it available to the general public. This technology is truly a remarkable breakthrough. With the ease of use and extreme effectiveness of this device, we believe all of us can contribute to ending the inappropriate placement of hidden cameras where the public has a reasonable right to privacy. 

Operating Principle 

The SpyCam Finder hidden camera detector/locator is the most reliable and easy to use technology on the market for making sure that your private actions are not being watched. Its function is based on the principle of optical augmentation. This technical jargon refers to the phenomenon where light reflected from a focused optical system, such as a video camera, is reflected along the same path as the incident light. This means that if a hidden camera is illuminated and viewed with the SpyFinder technology, then a strong reflection from the target camera will reveal its position to the user. The SpyFinder exploits this phenomenon by using a ring of ultra-bright LEDs arranged around a viewing port. When a user scans a room looking through the viewing port, a hidden camera appearing in the field of view will brightly reflect the light from the LEDs. 

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Spy Cam Finder


While the equivalent of rocket scientists thought up the SpyFinder technology, operating it is not rocket science. Simply look through the viewing port (see photo) and depress the button to activate the LEDs. Slowly scan areas where hidden cameras are suspected and look for bright reflected spots. Remember, most hidden video cameras use pinhole camera lenses, so the spot you are looking for could be small.

If you see a suspected camera, move your vantage point slightly. If the location of the reflection moves as you move, then this is not a camera. If the location of the reflection does not move, then it is highly likely that you have discovered the optics of a hidden camera. For example, consider a wall clock that has a domed plastic cover and a pinhole camera concealed under the numeral six on the clock face. When the SpyFinder is used to scan the clock, a reflection will be noted where the camera is located beneath the six and a reflection will also be noted from the plastic cover. However if you move your vantage point just a little, you will notice that the location of the false positive reflection point from the plastic cover will move, while the reflection from the camera remains under the numeral six on the clock face.


The only maintenance required of the SpyFinder is to change the batteries. The device is powered by two AAA batteries, which will provide over two hours of continuous on time. To replace the batteries, the screw should be removed from the back of the unit. The back cover can then be lifted off to expose the batteries. The old batteries should be discarded appropriately and fresh AAA batteries should be installed with the correct polarity show on the circuit board.

:: True Stories

(1) In July 2002 an Ohio man staying in Knoxville at a major hotel chain found a hidden camera in a bathroom light fixture. He discovered the small video camera after noticing a tiny black spot. He thought it was an insect, but it turned out to be a hole in the fixture that concealed a video camera.

(2) July 2003 Overton County Tennessee parents, upset that their children were filmed undressing in school locker rooms have filed suit, charging that school officials allowed surveillance cameras to be installed and then failed to secure the images.

(3) A woman who says she noticed a video camera in the ceiling of the bathroom of a franchised toy is suing the retailer for invasion of privacy. She noticed a hole in the ceiling above the commode while visiting the suburban Atlanta store on March 21, 2003.

(4) August 2004, Ithaca, New York - A college student called police after discovering a pinhole camera in the bathroom of the apartment she shared with three women, and now her landlord is charged with unlawful surveillance. The landlord faces four counts of unlawful video surveillance, a felony that can draw up to four years in prison. He also owns several rental properties near Cornell University. Police said they searched two other apartments and found two pinhole cameras and several video recordings of at least four students.

(5) Guilty verdicts in 16 electronic eavesdropping cases were returned in Lenawee County Circuit Court against the owner of a tanning salon. The proprietor was arrested after police on Feb. 27 found a hidden camera in the tanning room and five tapes of customers.

May 3, 2004 SpyFinder Technology Featured on CSI: Miami
The hit CBS show CSI Miami featured the SpyFinder technology in an episode that first aired on May 3, 2004. The plot included elements where concealed pinhole cameras were used to spy on acquaintances in an exclusive neighborhood. The technology was featured as a tool used by the crime investigators to confirm evidence of the hidden cameras.

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