Innovations in home securityTimes have moved on from ‘Home Alone’ - you don’t need swinging paint cans or shattered baubles on the floor. We have been checking out some innovations in home security and here are some ideas to help protect your home.
Time guard 24/7
You can create a perception that your home is occupied every day. Light up your home when you’re not there with a time switch. Take a look at theTime Guard 24 Hour/7 Day Electronic Timeswitch, it has a total of 20 on/off switching programmes selectable over individual days and a various combinations of days.
I-spy with my little eye!
Big Brother is watching you… You can stream live footage of your home to your smartphone or tablet wirelessly. Keep track of your home wherever you are. Take a look at the Netgear Arlo Smart Security Systemwith 3 HD Cameras. This comes with a high-tech base station and 3 weatherproof HD cameras so you can stream live footage of your home to your smartphone or tablet wirelessly.
Who’s that knocking at the door, who’s ringing the bell?Check out theRing Smart Video Doorbell Pro with Built-in Wi-Fi & Camera plus Ring Smart Chime. Ring’s range of smart video doorbells and security cameras let you monitor your home from anywhere, so you never miss a visitor. They help to keep your home secure by protecting you against intruders and unwanted guests. Using the free Ring app (available on iOS, Android and Windows 10) you can get instant alerts on your smart device whenever anyone presses your doorbell or triggers a motion sensor. Protect your home and your family…Who goes there? Have you got something to say?Find out about the Ring Floodlight Cam Smart Security Camera with Built-in Wi-Fi & Siren Alarm. The Ring Floodlight Cam is a motion activated security camera armed with two ultra-bright LED floodlights and a 110dB siren alarm. It offers smart surveillance with enhanced security features for outside the home, and allows you to interact with visitors or ward off intruders. An ultra-wide 270 degree field of detection monitors round corners and in blind-spots, with dual sensors for object and facial detection. Get an instant alert to your smart device when anyone triggers the built-in motion sensor. With two-way voice interaction you can see, hear and speak to your visitor by using the Ring app on your smart device, while noise cancellation technology improves the quality of the audio signal. The lights can be triggered by the motion detector, or by yourself via the app, which also allows you to sound the alarm or zoom in to focus on a specific area.If you need advice about security around your home, call us today!What if they get in?The Nest Cammakes sure that your home is safe by enabling you to check in on your phone, even when you are out. Nest Cam Indoor looks for motion and listens for sound. If something doesn’t look or sound quite right, it instantly sends an activity alert to your phone. The home camera will stream Full HD, 1080p content to your phone, tablet or laptop. With the ability to get a 130° wide-angle view of the room, zoom in and enhance, you’ll be able to see every detail. This is the same day or night thanks to Night Vision LED sensors which let you see the whole room at night with a built-in microphone & speaker. This lets you tune in to what is going on, and talk back via the Nest app. Even when someone is about to speak, Nest Cam Indoor will chime to get your attention. You get Alerts on your phone.Don’t make a move!You might like the Hive Wireless Smart Home Motion Sensor. It is part of the Hive smart home range. Hive’s motion sensors use Infra-Red technology to detect motion in the home, giving you extra peace of mind when you’re away. They can send notifications to your smart device so that you are kept fully up-to-date. These motion sensors store a history of events in the app so you can see what happened when. And by incorporating them into ‘recipes’ you can connect them to the functionality of other Hive smart products. They’re easy to install, just place on a surface or attach with the included self-adhesive tape.Please note: all Hive smart home products require the Hive Hub (sold separately) to connect to your home network in order to work.Shine a light on the bad people!John Lewis Seleno PIR Sensor Security LED Outdoor Light, Black.Efficient and practical, the Seleno outdoor security light offers a modern styling on the traditional floodlight. It has high brightness levels for functional security, and a contemporary design that will suit a variety of garden settings.For best use, mount in a sheltered area. Comes with a 5 year guarantee and includes an LED energy efficient bulb.Your flexible security friendBend me, shape me any way you want me with the Canary Flex Twist Mount, Black.Canary Flex Weatherproof Outdoor & Indoor Security Camera (sold separately).The Canary Flex Twist Mount takes Canary Flex to unexpected places, indoors and out. Beds, railings, tree limbs… let your imagination run wild. Wherever you can hang it or wrap it, Twist Mount offers huge versatility on where you can situate your Canary Flex.The camera for the Canary Flex…Canary Flex Weatherproof Outdoor & Indoor Security Camera. Canary Flex Weatherproof Outdoor & Indoor Security Camera (sold separately).The Canary Flex Twist Mount takes Canary Flex to unexpected places, indoors and out. Beds, railings, tree limbs… let your imagination run wild. Wherever you can hang it or wrap it, Twist Mount offers huge versatility on where you can situate your Canary Flex.Read our article ‘How to protect your home when you go away’.Come back and visit our blog again, we will be sharing lots of updates and expert advice. Do you have any questions? Give us a call on: 0800 183 0564