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Why Home Surveillance is Increasingly Popular

by Madison Jezioro

May 17, 2016 10:30:00 AM

We have all seen the action movies where there are security cameras covering every inch of a building, making it increasingly difficult for the protagonist of the story to get what they need. While surveillance has been glorified in the media, it truly adds to the home security system experience. Here are some reasons why home surveillance has become a staple in homes across the U.S.: binoculars-1559595.jpg

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Topics: Video Surveillance

How Mobile Security Apps Make Life Easier

by Mary Jezioro

Aug 20, 2014 2:00:00 PM

Mobile security apps

Your Cell Phone Takes Mobile Home Security Systems To A Whole New Level

Has This Ever Happened To You: Have you ever left your house, driven about 10 minutes then wondered if your garage door was closed? How about the lights… did you remember to turn them off? Have you ever arrived at the airport and wondered if you armed your security system?

Advancements in mobile security apps and smart home technology have made it easy to find out this and a whole lot more. If, in fact, you did forget to shut the garage door, turn off the lights or arm your security system, you can now do all that and more with your cell phone, tablet or computer. Home security systems have gone way beyond just basic alarm systems. Here are four cool ways that mobile security apps make your life easier.

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Topics: Security Marketplace, Securing Your Home, Video Surveillance, Mobile Access

The Best Security Cameras Styles Uncovered

by Mary Jezioro

May 14, 2014 3:45:00 PM


When shopping for security cameras, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all of the styles and options available. Product descriptions often feature technical jargon and measurements that just don't mean much to the average consumer. Understanding that each camera styles capture events differently is the first step to selecting the right device for your needs.

To build your confidence about cameras and how different styles work, we thought we'd give you a high level over view of the 3 main camera styles and their main function so you can select the correct security camera for your application.


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Topics: Security Marketplace, Video Surveillance

Criminals Beware - Security Cameras See It All

by Christopher Greene

Dec 20, 2013 6:00:00 AM

Whether It's The Knockout Game or Black Friday Mayhem, Security Cameras See It All


It’s becoming increasingly apparent to me that one of the dangers of staying too informed is becoming depressed about the seemingly growing appetite for senseless violence. A casual search of YouTube can serve up security camera footage of shoppers duking it out to be the first through the front door of the store or the last to grab the hottest video game system. I can’t help asking myself, “Are these people convinced that fifty dollars of savings is worth a broken jaw and six weeks of sipping pureed food through a straw?”

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Topics: Personal Safety, Video Surveillance