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Many people are beginning to realize the convenience and comfort that smart home technologies provide. A smarter home can save time and reduce stress, especially with a home assistant that can integrate all your smart devices, like the Amazon Echo or Google Home.
One motivator for many people is safety. Homeowners want peace of mind when it comes to the protection of their family, and smart security devices are a great way to make your home more secure.
Most smart home security options can be accessed through smartphone apps. So whether at work or on vacation, you can keep an eye on your home 24/7. If you’re looking for ways to update the security of your home, these relatively new technologies are worth checking out.
Smart Security Cameras
Security cameras are one of the basics of technology used to monitor your home. Many models are weatherproof, making them suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Wireless cameras are a great option, but wired versions are less expensive. There are many smart security cameras on the market that offer a variety of features, such as cloud storage, built-in floodlights or motion-activated sensors.
Camera prices vary based on features and capabilities, ranging from less than $50 to several hundred dollars.
If you want to see who’s at your front door, a smart doorbell can show you. Many smart doorbells can capture footage of up to a few hours at a time or retain footage of just before a disturbance was detected. Smart doorbells are similar to smart security cameras but are built into the doorbell instead of a separate camera. A key difference is that a smart camera captures footage all the time, while the smart doorbell only captures footage when it detects motion or when someone rings the doorbell. Quality versions start at about $100 and go up depending on features.
Depending on your needs and budget, these smart security options can significantly improve your home security and make it easier for you to relax knowing you can monitor it right from the palm of your hand.
Posted: 11/10/2020 3:10:09 PM