The Tek Surveillance Console is the first Structure to be able to be remotely spoken through, whereas the Radio is the first Item.
When remotely interacting with Structures the Tek Surveillance Console is able to access the full Structure Radial Menu, Excluding Demolishing & Inventory Access Prompts.
When remotely interacting with Creatures the Tek Surveillance Console is able to access the full-extent of the Dino's Radial menu excluding Inventories and ride prompts.
The surveillance console does have a 3000m maximum camera range, to rough estimates a console at the far end of the North Eden Zone mountain hide away ( the visible building under a mountain) can pick up use cameras in the middle of the Eden zone city roughly 100 foundations from the edge of the city.
The Tek Surveillance Console is able to link unpaired Cameras that are spawned in via commands.