Clever home gadgets are becoming more and more public, and everyone seems to be lured towards the suitability they offer. And rightly so, as being able to unlock your door with a tap on your smartphone or being able to distantly control your home lights and appliances is something that’s hard to permit. If you are interested in smart gadgets, then you might like to secure your home with some smart security gadgets. Below we have listed four smart security gadgets that you can use to safe your home.
Caution: The suitability offered by smart security gadgets might seem inviting, but they can also be used against you. If a door can be distantly controlled or if a security system is based in the cloud, then this also means that it could get hacked if proper security actions are not taken. Don’t get lured by the security claims made by these gadgets and leave your whole house’s security exclusively on them. Do your research and make sure your security system is secured against getting hacked. Let’s have a look to Top Smart Gadgets for securing home:
- Kevo The Smart Lock
Kevo is a fitting smart lock that will let you open your house door with just a tap on your phone. You can use Kevo app for Android and iOS to unlock your gate with a Bluetooth signal or use a FOB to open the door with a tap if your smartphone isn’t supported. Kevo claims that the lock passes severe key bumping, lock picking and physical security tests and uses encryption for digital security.
You can upgrade to Kevo Plus to remotely open the door from anywhere using an Internet connection and also get the current status of the door along with notifications for when the door is locked and unlocked. You can also give eKeys to trusted family members and friends to let them unlock or lock the door and that’s one of the unique feature of Kevo Smart Lock.
Kevo Smart Lock costs around $199, and the Kevo Plus upgrade costs a one-time fee of $99.
- SkyBell HD – Smart Doorbell
Skybell HD is a video doorbell that focuses on making it easier to answer your door from anywhere, but in the process it also offers some consistent security features. It comes with a HD camera that lets you see who is at the door, and its two-way audio communication enables you to talk to them from anywhere with your smartphone and an Internet connection.
Skybell can start watching when the doorbell is pressed or motion is detected, and you are notified on your smartphone. This allows you to see what is happening at your home’s front door and also removes the dangers of blindly answering the door. Thanks to its Color Night Vision, you are safe during both day and night times.
SkyBell HD will cost you $199 and it is merely available for sale in the USA.
Piper comes with sensors, a surveillance system and a home mechanization system to offer an all-in-one safety solution. Its camera offers 1080p immersive video recording with 180° view of the area – enough to cover the whole room. Furthermore, you can easily control the camera (pan, tilt and zoom) and watch live/recorded video remotely from anywhere on your smartphone (no monthly fee). Its sensors include Motion, Sound, Temperature, Humidity and Light that are good enough to ensure your house is safe from burglars and dangers.
Once it detects unusual activity, it sounds a 105db siren (louder than a jet’s sound 100 feet away) and notifies you via text, email and phone call. Its home automation allows you to control the temperature, set up window and door sensors for a security crack and control lights and appliances. Best of all, it comes with two-way audio communication so you can listen and talk to people/pets right from Piper.
Piper Classic costs $199.99. Some sensors and automation systems are sold separately or in bundles from Piper Store.
iSmartAlarm is a set of security devices (sold distinctly) that you can use to safe almost every part of your house according to your requirements. You are not forced to buy a full package – just buy what you need and leave the rest.
Some of its famous devices includes an HD camera with night vision, 110db satellite siren, door and window sensors, lights and appliances controller and motion and temperature sensors. Furthermore, it also comes with a main control system to control all iSmartAlarm devices.
Technology is making our day-to-day life easier and one of the best example is the above smart technologies that are enough to secure your home. However using these smart technologies are not risk-free as there are the dangers of being compromised or hacked; you need to be a tech-savvy to make sure that your technologies are well maintained such as Smartphone, Wifi Connections, Online account for managing these smart technologies and sustaining power supply for them.
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