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With voice control integration, you can use your smart home security system with voice commands to your virtual assistant device. Here are some examples of intuitive voice commands for your smart security system, lights, thermostat, locks and garage doors.Read More
It’s hard to get through a single TV program without seeing an ad for a major alarm monitoring company. Based on that alone, you might think national alarm companies are the only reasonable choice. But here are some pros and cons to consider when it comes to the big brands of the alarm industry.Read More
Purchasing an alarm system is the first step toward protecting your property, but it’s not the only step. Rather than merely having an alarm system installed, you need it to be monitored by a UL-listed central station. Here are the reasons why you simply can’t have an alarm without alarm monitoring.Read More
Experienced parents will tell you to use all of the tools available to you to help parent through your child’s five stages of development—and one of the most surprising and effective tools is home automation.Read More
When it comes to your smart home security app, you can go ahead and make a scene. We’re talking, of course, about the Scenes function on your app. With Scenes, you can control your entire network of smart home devices using single, one-tap commands on the app.
Here’s how simple it is:Read More
If you still own a traditional home security system that’s hardwired into your home or building’s infrastructure, there are some compelling reasons why you should want a security system with a wireless keypad instead. There are several reasons why a wireless keypad is superior; let’s look at a few.Read More
The security system most people know is an artifact of a long-gone era. Today, homeowners can get control over their systems with mobile app management. Here’s why an app on your smartphone is also the best tool for managing your home security.Read More
Access control systems give employers total control over the site’s most secure areas, information and assets. These electronic systems far exceed the function of locking and unlocking doors. There are other powerful features involved, and they’re designed to greatly improve the security of commercial buildings. Here are some of the other important functions of access control systems.Read More