IoT Home Security System
Christmas is a time for catching up with family, giving gifts and eating perhaps just a little too many sweeties. It’s a magical period of the year that stands out as a time for creating memories that stay with you forever in the company of those nearest and dearest to you. However, without wanting to cast a negative light on proceedings, it’s also a time of year that criminals know our homes are filled with valuables and for this reason, burglaries increase at Christmas.
This fact is sad but true and it means that if you want to increase the chances of being left alone by thieves during the festive period, you need to take the necessary measures to prevent them from getting in. The good news is that there is an affordable alternative to costly traditional types of home security systems and it comes from the world of the Internet of Things (IoT).
AEON LABS Door Window Sensors
What you need is a versatile and affordable option for protecting your home and a product that fits the bill is the AEON Labs Aeotec Gen 5 window and door sensor. It’s a simple device to install and can be attached to doors, windows and even kitchen cupboards, so you could even put one on the biscuit and cake cupboard if you wanted to keep little fingers out!
If you consider yourself a little less than able when it comes to DIY, you shouldn’t worry, as installing it is a cinch. You can screw it to the wall if you want a really secure fit, but the double-sided adhesive tape that comes with it is more than adequate for fixing it in place. Then its just a matter of pairing it up over your WiFi connection and you will be alerted the moment the exterior door you’ve fixed it to opens via your smartphone or tablet.
An Added Layer of Secure
If you want to add an extra, decisive layer of security in your home to ensure that it’s protected not just over Christmas, but all year round, then AEON Labs have another sensor in their line that provides security in spades. Their Aeotec Multisensor 6 Z-Wave Plus 6-in-1 sensor features an array of modes that can be used to detect movement, changes in temperature or humidity, light, UV light levels (allowing you to protect your furniture from sun bleaching) and vibration. It’s a very clever little gizmo will keep you and your belongings safe and sound during Christmas and beyond.
So, for much less than you might think, you can enjoy the peace of mind of knowing that you and your family are protected from any seasonal increase in crime. Once it’s installed, all you’re left to do is enjoy your Christmas in the way it was meant to be.
At Sure Universal, we offer a robust, reliable IoT software platform that provides support for the entire IoT ecosystem that makes concepts like home automation possible. If any of what you’ve read here has left you wanting more, then you should take a look around our website www.sureuniversal.com.
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We thank you for reading our blog and we hope you have a wonderful Christmas, with no gaps in your festive inventory. Until next time!