Protecting your home has never been easier or so accessible. There are hundreds of devices available to add a touch of tech to your door locks, security cameras and more. Keep tabs on who’s in the house – or who’s trying to get in the house – with the push of a button. Other devices can offer protection in other ways, alerting you if there is a fire or if high amounts of carbon monoxide are present. Keep your family safe with some of these devices.
Nest cam is a motion detecting camera that can be magnetized to mount to any metal surface (like your fridge). It’s small, lightweight and films in HD 1080p resolution. This camera has 8x digital zoom and it even features night vision – ensuring you are monitored even at night.
When paired with their other devices like their smoke alarms, you can jump instantly to a live feed of the area of your home in which the alarm is sounding. In order to access premium features, you do have to subscribe to their monthly service.
Canary is a complete security system bundled into 1 sleek looking box. The Canary comes complete with a camera that includes night vision and a motion detector, a siren and an accelerometer sensor to alert you to any movement of the device.
If the motion detector is tripped or if your Canary is tampered with, you will receive a notification on your smartphone or tablet. If you have pets at home – you will receive these alerts – but over time, the Canary learns what is normal in your home and what it not. When you receive an alert, you can instantly view a live feed to make sure it is your pet and not an intruder.
If it weren’t for the neon blue LED light ring around this lock, it would look like an ordinary deadbolt. This Bluetooth activated lock opens with just a tap. To unlock, just make sure your smartphone or one of the included key fobs is nearby. You still have the option of using a traditional key – each lock comes with 2 included. You even have the option to program 24-hour guest keys for those needing access to your home temporarily.
Touchless Bio-Matic Fingerprint Door Lock
This smart lock is something straight out of the future. It uses fingerprint technology to unlock your door. This lock comes with 2 backup keys and will alert you when batteries are running low. Program up to 150 different fingerprints – allowing access to the whole family. This device also allows passcode entry – with up to 78 programmable codes.
This type of technology provides you with security for the people that live in your household. By installing Auto Forward to your loved one’s devices you can monitor what is done on their cell phone and detect if they’re in any kind of danger. If you want to learn about the features (http://auto-forward.com/features/) and more you can visit http://auto-forward.com/ for more information.
Other devices to try for your home are smart air quality detectors. Receive fire alerts and air quality notifications while you are away on your smartphone. See quality reports for carbon monoxide, VOC’s and more all on your mobile device.
What are your favorite smart security devices? Has any of these helped you avoid an emergency?