The basic role and duty of a Private Investigator or Detective require him or her to perform surveillance, discreet interview, recording of site scenes etc.
There are many latest and innovative gadgets available in the market and some are required customise made to disguise the target. Here are some essentials and must have gadgets by Private Investigators/ Detective or Private Eye:
1. Recorder Equipment :
These include audio and video recorders such as digital video recorders, phone recorders and wifi voice/video recorder.
2. Camera and Video Equipment :
The camera or video equipment can be in hidden, covert cameras or infra-red or internet cameras, pinhole cameras, security camera to a wireless cameras.
3. Detection Devices :
These includes bug detection, hidden camera detectors, signal detectors and metal detectors.
4. Computer equipment :
There are software and computers apps that track and record internet surfing activities, logging keystrokes and screen shoot as form of monitoring for the end user computer.
5. Tracking Devices :
The tracking devices can be a car tracker, human token tracker, phone tracker which is work in GPS and send real time or intermittent location signals to private investigators when in surveillance. What is the best GPS telco sim card to be used, well we tested M1, Singtel and Starhub, the important is the 4G Sim card that good signal coverage for basement car park is the best. You know my answer.
The Private Investigator or Detective shall always keep on top date of latest gadgets and test to use. Also, the PI is also to ascertain and obey all the applicable local law to possession and use of the gadget for not infringement the privacy laws etc.