Tag Archives: Home Security

August’s New Video Doorbell Is Wireless, Records In 1440p

We all know what a video doorbell is. Despite its obvious usefulness, there aren’t many around. Well, at least, not many of reputable brands that boasts integration with its own smart lock anyways. Speaking of integration with its own smart lock, here’s a new one from smart lock maker August called August View Doorbell Camera. View does everything you expect of a video doorbell, including instant motion alerts, on-demand live video streaming, two-way audio communication, and of course, doorbell functionality that actually includes a wireless chime. Continue reading August’s New Video Doorbell Is Wireless, Records In 1440p

Remo+ Introduced Feature-packed Video Doorbell That Cost Just $99

If you are in the market for a video doorbell with all the bells and whistles, but won’t rip a hole in your bank account, then the Remo+ RemoBell S Video Doorbell might just be it. The RemoBell S Video Doorbell is California headquartered video doorbell maker’s next generation video doorbell that touts a wider field of view, improved resolution, and even motion zone customization for under 100 bucks that include a free 3-day cloud storage. Well, not that 3 days is a lot. Just saying… but the launch price is certainly an attractive proposition. Not going to lie. Continue reading Remo+ Introduced Feature-packed Video Doorbell That Cost Just $99

Ring Introduces New Door View Cam And New Ring Alarm Accessories

Since Ring came out with its first video doorbell, it has proven its worth many times over. Despite so, the pioneering video doorbell maker isn’t sitting on their laurels. The company’s home security portfolio has grown a lot to include a second generation Ring Doorbell, simply called Ring Doorbell 2, and more recently, a Ring Door View Cam and new Ring Alarm accessories. Continue reading Ring Introduces New Door View Cam And New Ring Alarm Accessories

This Gadget Automatically Closes The Door To Prevent Fire From Spreading

When we mention sleep in peace, we think cosy bed or some aromatherapy thingy, but the LifeDoor isn’t those things. There’s no way to say what it is by a name; it needs to be described to say what it really is. So what is LifeDoor? It is an emergency door closer of sort that automatically closes the door at the sound of a smoke detector. This is really a very clever contraption. It attaches to the hinge of a, say, bedroom door and in the event of a fire where smoke is detected, LifeDoor will shut the door automatically to slow down the spread of deadly fire and toxic fumes. Continue reading This Gadget Automatically Closes The Door To Prevent Fire From Spreading

Sunflower Labs Home Security Drone Has Its Sight Set On High-end Homes

SECOM has done it. Galileo USA (which appeared to be defunct now, btw) pitched the idea back in 2015 and both Airobotics and Otsaw Digital are still in it. Yes. We are talking about security drone system here. With the exception of Galileo’s, the aforementioned companies dabble in commercial-industrial security drone systems which means there exist a void in the market waiting to be filled. Or at least that what’s former Evernote executive Alex Pachikov believes. Continue reading Sunflower Labs Home Security Drone Has Its Sight Set On High-end Homes

remo+ Over-The-Door Smart Camera: A Security Camera That Makes Sense!

The market is certainly not lacking of outdoor security cameras. As a matter of fact, there is a variety of it to suit different needs, but the truth be told, there’s not one that shines in simplicity like the remo+ Over-The-Door Smart Camera and IMHO, clever placement. As the product name implies, this smart security camera is designed to be placed over-the-door. Therefore, there’s no adhesives to mess with and neither are there be holes, and that makes it easy to be moved if you ever need to relocate to another house or apartment. Continue reading remo+ Over-The-Door Smart Camera: A Security Camera That Makes Sense!

KeyWe: The Smartest Smart Lock That Is Super Tough And Super Affordable

Keyless entry, or more correctly ‘smart lock’, for home is old news. The market is chock full of them, but for some reasons, this new entrant called KeyWe has the Internet going gaga. It is on its last leg on Kickstarter and already, it is nearly 1,600 percent funded. Holy… The campaign is said to have hit its funding goal of $30,000 in just 3 hours. At the time of this writing, it has pulled in over $450,000 with 2,651 backers behind it. Continue reading KeyWe: The Smartest Smart Lock That Is Super Tough And Super Affordable

eufy’s New Security Camera Can Go On For A Year Without Recharging

Anker Innovations’ eufy has a lot to shout about with its new security camera called eufy EverCam. Like many cam of such nature, it is wire-free, connecting to its security base via WiFi (or low-frequency wireless spectrum) and powered by battery, but this is where the similarity ends. Firstly, it is the first ever security camera to boast 365-day battery life on a single charge. Secondly, it employs a 3-phase Artificial Intelligence so that you will only see and be alerted to what you desire, and not be alarmed by a passing insects, for example. Continue reading eufy’s New Security Camera Can Go On For A Year Without Recharging

In Japan, Moving Shadow Of Man Aims To Protect Women Living Alone

Remember how Kevin McCallister used Michael Jordan cutout and some mannequins to fool the would-be intruders? Well, it looks like Japanese property management company, Leo Palace 21, has lifted a page out of Home Alone (1990, Twentieth Century Fox) and did something similar with the aim to make women living alone in Tokyo feel safer. While Kevin had to deal with a bunch of strings to keep things “alive,” Leo Palace 21’s solution, called “Man on the Curtain,” is more automated – thanks to the included projector that cast a man’s moving silhouette onto the curtain that will make anyone passing by (or stalking) to believe there is a man in the house. Continue reading In Japan, Moving Shadow Of Man Aims To Protect Women Living Alone

Here Are 3 Ways Surveillance Tech Reinforces Large-property Perimeters

Five teens face charges of grand theft auto, burglary, and grand theft after surveillance footage caught them stealing seven vehicles from a Pompano Beach, Florida car dealership last month. According to a local news source, the thieves broke into the dealership’s office, stole some keys, used them to start a Buick SUV, and drove the SUV through a fence in order to steal additional vehicles. Thanks to the dealership’s security equipment and procedures, the vehicles were all recovered within 24 hours, though they sustained $30,000 worth of damage in the process. Continue reading Here Are 3 Ways Surveillance Tech Reinforces Large-property Perimeters