Doorbell Cameras With Free Cloud Storage: What Are My Options?

When it comes to having a good security system there are several things a homeowner needs. Among these is a doorbell camera, so they can see who's at the door and make a decision about whether to let them in. These cameras also work well...

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Lighthouse AI: Biometric Security of the Future

Imagine for a moment that a team of engineers that has contributed to the development of self-driving cars and helped invent Google Street View made it their mission to apply the facial recognition technology used to unlock smartphones to the home security industry. Well, this...

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Comelit Visto Takes Home Security from Ugly Duckling to Swan

Face it — most doorbells are nothing more than a doorbell. There is no need to even breach the vast array of technological discrepancies between traditional doorbells and more modern video doorbells since the visual appeal, or lack thereof, is more than enough to formulate...

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SimpliSafe Rolls Out Upgrades to DIY Home Security Platform

SimpliSafe, a Boston-based home security provider, launched their first DIY security products nearly a decade ago in 2009. Their home-security-in-a-box product line was one of the first of its kind and turned a lot of heads in the days before AI-driven personal assistants. One of...

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Swann Smart Security Camera 101 – Simple and Reliable Option for Home Monitoring

Quick Notes Thumbs Up Hardware is waterproof Heat-sensing motion detector Rechargeable batteries Cloud & local storage Room to Grow Limited features Noticeable clicking noise The recent boom in smart home security cameras in recent years, with brands such as Nest, Ring, Netgear and Protect America,...

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ADT falls short with underwhelming IPO

Lackluster IPO may cause concern for future PE firms thinking about public offerings for their companies. Less than 19 months after being taken private by Apollo Global Management, ADT Inc. is back on the New York Stock Exchange and the security firms return to the...

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Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Get the Nest Secure System

Editor's Update on Nest Secure System: Nest has dropped the price of their security system to $399 and $49 per Detect.  It’s sleek, aesthetically pleasing, and (moderately) simple…oh yea, the somewhat well-known Nest logo is branded into the side of each component —yes, we’re talking...

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Efficient Water Usage: How to Watch for Waste

Efficient Water Usage Our most precious resource on earth isn’t renewable. The average human body has 50-65% of this resource. Humans can live up to three weeks without food, but they can only last three days without this resource — water. And many of us...

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Senior Care Stairway Safety Tips

Falls are the leading cause of serious death or injury for senior citizens. Providing senior care for your loved ones is vital to successfully aging in place. If you or an aging loved one live alone, you may be concerned about falls and other hazards....

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Prevent Home Alarm Failure

Houston Home Alarm Failure In a one month period, Bruce Watkins saw his home broken into during the middle of the night not once, not twice but THREE times! Burglars broke through his bathroom window and stole his coveted flat-screen TV every time, and understandably,...

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