How is Technology Changing Home Alarm and Home Security Systems?May 24th, 2016 | by Provision Home | in Provision Home News
Wireless technology has changed the way that we live our lives. Where once everything had to be wired into something else, now the new wireless phenomenon is transforming how you and your neighbors keep our homes and lives safer.
Now, when you visit your local home improvement store, you are bombarded with many different options where home security is concerned. All of these systems or add-ons are wireless, flexible, easy to install, and can go anywhere in your home.
Need to keep lights on when you're not home, but want different lamps to come on every night? Want to check your backyard when you're out of town for little children who may get in near your pool? Want an alarm sent to your smartphone if someone rings your doorbell? All of these things are now available and accessible to everyone.
And it's all due to the fact that home alarm systems in Birmingham has now embraced home automation. Just think of the devices we all own, from smartphones to tablets to 3D televisions. New appliances all have capabilities of jumping onto the home security bandwagon, too.
If you don't have a ‘smart home’ yet, you can, and with a manageable investment and in a rather short period of time. Here are a few things you can do with your home security systems in Birmingham:
- Monitor and adjust thermostats;
- Enable live surveillance video of your home which you can watch in real-time;
- Arm and dis-arm your home remotely;
- Blinds and lighting can be adjusted remotely; and
- Appliances can be adjusted from your digital devices.
Automated home security systems discourage theft and make it seem like your home is never empty. More than that, home security systems are available to help you with energy and cost savings associated with heating and lighting because these systems can be automated to suit your lifestyle and comfort levels. Now, that's smart living!