Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The Evolution of Home Security Systems

Home security systems have gone through a very positive and well deserved evolution from very formally wired and expensive systems to a more informal, but equally effective wireless technology.

The wireless model offers much more in the way of flexibility and tracking capabilities, as just about any triggering event can be immediately to one's smartphone, no matter the location of the individual.

The expense of utilizing a wireless, modular setup for a home security system Austin for your home is much less than the old system of hard wiring your house through the electrical system, which could be easy to defeat in many cases.

By using wireless technology, all kinds of possibilities are opened up including infinite combinations of sensors and reporting capabilities. For example, there is no longer a need for an in-house monitor, as all of the events that are triggered can be transmitted to smartphones, including video images as the event is occurring.

So if there is an intruder, you can have a visual image of that person for the police. If you merely want to track the kids coming home from school, that is a good use as well.

Having a full-fledged system that is inexpensive, yet much more robust is a reality using newer technology.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Home Security Cameras Are Very Affordable

Whenever someone mentions home security to me, I think back to the days many years ago when when all it consisted on was putting a chain on my front door. That has all changed now, especially with the advancement in electronics.
No longer do we need to worry about our property, it is now possible to secure it for a reasonable amount of money. Multiple locking doors are a real deterrent as they are very difficult to break, but the best is the alarm which comes complete with cameras. I installed one of these last week, a very simple process.