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Smart Home Product Guide – Smart Home Safety and Security

Smart Home Product Guide – Smart Home Safety and Security

By Jordan Maxwell

Making your home a smart home can also make it safer. Smart security cameras, security alarms and sensors, and safety sensors and detectors can make sure your home is protected, both inside and out. Not only can it keep your family members safe but it can also save your life.

Last week, we broke down the benefits of energy efficient smart home technology products. This week, we’re going to focus on smart home technology for safety and security. Whether a smart lock or a video door bell, there are a number of smart home safety and security products that can help you save big.

Smart Security Cameras

With the threat of your car being stolen or your home being damaged, having a security camera system is an easy way to offer your and your loved ones some peace of mind. Below are some models that might help you protect your home or business from unwanted intruders.

Ring Spotlight Wire-Free Outdoor 1080p IP Camera

The Ring Spotlight is a wireless camera system that you can use through a Wi-Fi network to stream video to your smartphone, tablet or computer. It features two-way audio, custom motion zones and instant alerts. It also has LED spotlights and a 110-decibel alarm. You can activate the siren from your phone, tablet and PC to scare away any suspicious people caught on camera. What’s great about this model as well is that you can add a second battery pack for back-up power or add an optional solar panel to give the camera a continuous charge.

Arlo Pro Wire-Free Security System with 2 HD Cameras

Looking to protect your business? The Arlo Pro Wire-Free Security System allows you to keep an eye on your storefront no matter what the weather conditions are. You can receive alerts on your phone after-hours and it also offers geofencing to allow you to set the cameras to arm or disarm based on location.

Security Alarms, Detectors and Motion Sensors

A home alarm system and motion sensors provide peace of mind while you’re at work, or when you’re away for an extended time on vacation. They also provide assurances that the house is secure before you turn in for the night and alert you if someone is approaching the door or trying to get inside.

Ring Alarm Wireless Security Kit

The Ring Alarm wireless security kit works remotely so you can monitor your home while you’re away. The five-piece kit includes a base station, contact sensor, motion detector, keypad and range extender. Compatible with Amazon Alexa, the system can send smart alerts to your phone if your system detects the sound of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms or glass breaking when you’re away.

Samsung SmartThings Wireless Multipurpose Sensor

The Samsung SmartThings sensor allows you to know what’s happening in your home even when you’re not there. You can use it to keep an eye on your doors and windows as well as to monitor the temperature of your home. The multipurpose sensor allows your home to automatically react using programmed automation that you can set up in the SmartThings App. You can automate things like sending notifications, turning on smart lights, adjusting the heat, sounding a siren and more.

Smart Locks

Ditch your keys and see who’s at your front door: smart locks are making life easier for homeowners.

Nest x Yale Wi-Fi Smart Lock

Finally, you can have keyless access to your home. You can create multiple passcodes for family members, friends and house guests. Featuring a one-touch locking option, you can tap the lock to secure it on your way out of the door.You can also set optional schedules to allow people into your home at different times.

If you can send a text, you can use smart products. When it comes to smart home safety and security items, the possibilities are endless. Nothing is more important than protecting your investment. Consider your options and buy from Best Buy!


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