The better able you are at protecting your privacy in the office, the more suspicious you become.
The rebranding of “personnel” to “human resources” some decades ago indicate that employees were now resources to be like any other capital, such as finances, office equipment, machinery and property.
Thus, the Human Resources officer’s role has shifted to defining which employees are happy and productive.
In doing so, among many methods, they use technologies in the office to identify employees that are engaged and those that are dissatisfied.
Thanks to modern technology, employers can monitor almost 100 percent of employee activity on and off-duty including:
- Phone use
- GPS tracking by vehicle
- Computer screen recording
- Internet and app usage
- Video/audio surveillance
- Keystroke logging, and
- Location tracking.
I am going to expose 5 life powerful special devices that people, including your employer when they are in dire need of a clue or a proof.
Data protection law says that secret monitoring should not be allowed in private areas at work, such as rest room or staff toilets, unless there is serious crime involved, such as drug dealing or chronic theft.
But employers don’t usually wait till there is a serious crime before they engage in secret monitoring with these gadgets.
I am not talking of those spy gadgets in movies that are hidden, I am talking of real life powerful special devices that people use when they are in need of a clue or a proof.
There are 5 such gadgets in the list below.
1. Spy Pen Camera
It's just a pen. That's what everyone else will think!
Only you the user will know that the common writing instrument is actually a high-tech hidden spy camera.
It is capable of taking thousands of photos and high resolution videos of any shocking or unexpected moments – secretly and directly on the SD card.
You’ll be surprised to see that spy pens look and work like real pens.
You can use it if your work colleagues, fellow students or teachers are harassing you. The spy pen camera will allow you to catch them in the act.
2. Glasses Camera
The Spy Glasses Camera with built in DVR are designed to be worn to capture video footage of the subject matter in high definition.
It allows you to record exactly what you see through your own eyes.
Hidden camera glasses are different from a because you won't arouse any suspicion when taping your subjects.
Easy to use, spy glasses can begin recording with the push of a button.
A wife who is worried about her husband cheating can wear eye glasses and catch him on video tape.
Perfect for catching dishonest employee and reveals employees who engage in activities that are not relevant to their jobs such as workers who spend too much time in the rest room, frequent prolonged breaks or romantic touch in the office.
Any manager, supervisor or boss can catch an unsuspecting employee of a deliberate crime on video tape before contacting authority
4. Spy Watch
The stylish design of this digital camera watch allows it to be worn in any situation.
The undetectable mini pinhole camera allows the device to shoot images and videos.
You can easily document important events and conversations with total secrecy. There are no sounds or indicator lights to give you away.
On the surface it's a sleek wrist watch that complements your wardrobe in any setting.
It's versatile enough to wear to parties and business meetings.
Behind the watch face is a hidden camera that records high definition video and audio.
5. Spy Button CameraAre you not surprised how frequently people use the simple surveillance tool concealed as a shirt or jacket button or placed in an object to capture facts on tape?
The hidden device has a built-in DVR that plays back whatever footage you record whether pictures or video images.
The device’ lens is made to resemble a button.
It can be slid into a shirt buttonhole, affix it to a hat, purse, a child's teddy bear, a plant, or wall outlet to conceal the camera.
There are places where illegal activities are carried out openly.
These smart wearable cameras can be used by cops, media professionals and your employer as well to capture all the key events without getting noticed.
This is one way to catch thieves in the act if they start roaming around your office.