Electronic Security Systems for Homes


Home Electronic Security System is the use of electronic and technological devices as part of an overall security system for time keeping, surveillance, access control and barriers in our homes. They are designed to work on operate on three basic principles:

  1. Detection
  2. Delay
  3. Response

bodyworn-794102_640Every home security should be designed with the intention that the detection of an intrusion and a subsequent response by a security force is less than the time it takes for damage or compromise of assets to occur. Although its use leads to complacency and can create a false sense of security, it has the enormous advantages of been capable of providing a 247 protection without going on break, unemotional and not intimidated by the identity, reputation and familiarity of the persons it intends to screen. To achieve the objectives of our home security system, appropriate devices have to be used. A lot of times, the devices will need to be combined with others to get the desired security level. Some of the devices have to be manned while others can work without human intervention. Some other devices have to be located in remote areas where human presence is limited or restricted.

CCTV in remote locationsWith advancement in technology, new gadgets are being developed which help in enhancing security of our homes. The different types of electronic security devices are access control products, alarms, buzzers, CCTV, metal detectors, motion detectors, air teasers, stun guns, personal alarms, sirens etc. Electronic security devices must have an appropriate sensitivity level that will allow detection but is not triggered unnecessarily. Before selecting any electronic security device it is important to do an appropriate survey of the area to be secured and how to integrate it with the overall security of your city. Security devices can be grouped into detection, surveillance, access control, barriers, locks and communication systems.

wall-safe-1044168_640Home security devices are products used for our own safety, security and protection of our valuables and surroundings. Entry-level systems typically include a couple of door and window sensors, a motion detector while comprehensive system can include door locks, garage door openers, indoor and outdoor surveillance cameras, lights, sirens, smoke/CO detectors, water sensors, and more. You can also set rules to have the lights turn on when motion is detected, have your doors unlock when a smoke alarm goes off, and have a camera begin recording when a sensor is triggered and they do more than keep you and your family safe and secure, most importantly they give you peace of mind


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