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4 Tech Devices To Keep Your Home Safe

Modern homeowners need to take steps to keep their homes safe and secure. Fortunately, there are plenty of technology devices that make it easy to do this.

1 . Indoor Nest Cam

Indoor cameras are one of the best technologies to keep your home safe. One of the most popular indoor cameras is the Google Nest Cam. The camera uses the location of your phone, and the phone’s of the other people who live with you. The technology turns on automatically when you all leave the house. Features include live streaming 24/7, night vision, sound, and motion alerts. Users can stream the footage to their laptop, tablet or phone, in HD. The Nest Cam monitors for activity and notifies you if there’s an issue. A few alternatives to the Google Nest Cam include the Arlo Camera, Blink, or Reolink. The right home security features can provide your family with peace of mind.

2. Smart Lock 

A smart lock is a type of electromechanical lock, when the lock receives messages from authorized devices, the lock uses a cryptographic key to lock or unlock the door. Smart locks also track access and send notifications, to keep the door secure. Essentially, once you pair the lock with your smartphone you can unlock your door without the need for a key. You can open the door simply by approaching the door, or by using a voice command. Additionally, users can access virtual key codes, and send these to friends and family.

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3. Home Network Security System

A home network security system refers to both a physical device and a software program. These systems work by scanning network traffic, protecting you from security threats. Home network security systems can prevent breaches on smart devices and IoT devices and keep your home safe. Additionally, an HNSS offers protection from bots and blocks harmful sites. These systems can filter content, and prevent malicious files from infecting your devices.

4. Home Security Alarms

A smart alarm is the perfect security device to protect your home. These alarms use a wireless system, connecting to your wifi network. Smart alarms use either PIR sensors or open and close sensors. PIR sensors work by detecting motion, you’ll need to place these by entry points, or in your hallway. The siren goes off when the sensor detects movement. Open and close sensors can be fixed on doors and windows, these connect if a window or door is closed. The alarm detects if a window or door is opened, and triggers a siren. Smart home technology is a great way to keep your property safe.

Keeping your home safe

Keeping your home safe isn’t just about preventing security breaches. It’s about ensuring that your electrical systems are working correctly. You should hire an electrician to inspect your home every 3-4 years. Electricians can use thermal imaging cameras to check for loose connectors, overheated components, or issues with your underfloor heating. Thermal imaging cameras use the same tech as night vision goggles used by law enforcement professionals, (for example dtnvs devices). With the help of technology, we can support progress across many different industries.

Devices like these will help you to keep your family safe and secure. Whether it’s updating your alarms or internet security, simple changes can make a huge difference.