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Home Security Systems News : Frontpoint’s New Product Introduction and Pricing Announcement

To ensure ability to provide a home monitoring platform with the flexibility and ability to meet the evolving needs of homeowners, Frontpoint has announced the addition of the Touch-Screen Control Panel to their product lineup and a pricing change in their Interactive Monitoring Plan. [URIS id=75687] Touch-Screen Control Panel Committed to providing the best possible […]

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Home Security Systems : What You Need To Know About Carbon Monoxide Detectors

(www.safewise.com) From 1999–2010, a total of 5,149 deaths from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning occurred in the United States — an average of 430 deaths per year.(http://www.cdc.gov) Carbon monoxide is a gas produced by burning gas, wood, propane, charcoal or other fuel. Normally, the amount of carbon monoxide emitted by these sources are at safe levels. […]

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Home Security Systems : What You Need To Know About Nanny Cams

A nanny camera or nanny cam is a video camera discretely installed within common household objects such as toys, lamps, clocks or house plants. HOW IT WORKS The camera’s receiver can be connected to a recording device through a cable or a wireless transmitter. It can also be set up as a portable receiver-screen which […]

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Home Security Systems Probe: Unmonitored vs. Monitored Systems

UNMONITORED ALARM SYSTEMS An unmonitored home alarm system is practically a stand-alone system. When any of the sensors are triggered, the alarm or siren goes off. The system is not set up to deliver any form of notification, except for the alarm. The biggest advantage of unmonitored systems is that they are inexpensive. There are […]

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For Billionaires’ Row – The Ultimate Home Security Protection

News stories about celebrity homes being threatened give us a peek into their security systems’ components: an imposing front gate, flood lights, security personnel, guard dogs, surveillance cameras with night vision, a helipad, watch towers, a panic room. Taking their security systems even further is a very affluent segment of the market – the billionaires […]

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Home Security Systems Probe: Similarities And Differences Of Heat And Smoke Sensors

sema.dps.mo.gov The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that there is a fire death in the US every three hours and thattwo-thirds of household fire deaths occur in homes with no or with malfunctioning smoke alarms (www.nfpa.org/research). Protecting property and lives from damages and losses due to fire is clearly one of the most basic […]

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What’s Hot in Home Security Systems: DIY Installation

It used to be that the installation of a home security system was so tedious and complex with all the electrical connections, hardwiring and drilling required that this was largely entrusted to professional technicians. Enter the new generation alarm systems which are wireless, battery-operated, cellular and smart — features which lend themselves well to Do-It-Yourself […]

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Market Megatrends And The Home Security System Industry

A market megatrend is something big. It is transformative. It reshapes the way consumers live and do things and the way companies strategize to get ahead in their game. We have identified four megatrends that we think have the capacity to impact and reshape how consumers view, purchase and utilize home security systems. 1   Constant […]

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Our Best Home Security Challenge For 2016

METHODOLOGY In order to discover the the Best Home Security Company for 2016, Home Security Geeks uses “mystery shopper” techniques to research each leading national home alarm company. We called both Customer Sales, and the Customer Service departments in order to get detailed information for each of their tiered package offerings. In addition, we do […]

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Spy Mannequins Keep an Eye on Customers

Mannequins inside the window glasses at shopping malls will never be the same again.   Spy mannequins are the newest technological advancement to make use of hidden cameras. But unlike security camera with the sole purpose of tracking down thieves, burglars and criminals, these mannequins, called Eye See, are being used for marketing strategy.   […]

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