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It's the nature of our society that crime will always be something we all have to worry about, which makes installing a home security system are a must. Burglars are becoming more common, and so it's imperative that you protect your loved and your possessions as best you can. There are many security systems available and for your home, a there are both wired and wireless security systems, each one with its own advantages and disadvantages and price ranges.
What you discover is the driving technology in wired and wireless security systems are substantially different. Obviously, wireless security systems don't require wires throughout the house, but instead send transfer messages to your control panel with radio signals. When initially introduced, wireless security systems tended to be unreliable when compared to the wired systems. However, that has changed as technology innovations have improved and refined wireless systems, making them an equally valid choice for home owners to consider.
Compared to wired systems, wireless security systems are much easier and more convenient to install since there's no wires. In addition, wireless systems usually save money, time and effort since there's no need to rip up the floors or walls to install wires. However, wireless systems themselves are more expensive than wired systems and you'll have to replace their batteries regularly. Another advantage is that they're easy to relocate if you move to a new home.
Wireless security systems use the same components as other security systems including the touchpad, control panel, cameras, detectors and alarms. They use radio frequencies that are transmitted by the door contacts, windows and motion activated sensors. The touch pads located at the entrances to the home provides activation and deactivation of the system. Should you experience a power failing, a backup system takes over the wireless system and continues to provide security for your home.
To use a wireless system, you simply input the code into the control panel, which is usually done before entering and leaving your home. Once the code is input into the control panel is sends a remote signal to the rest of the system that activates the alarms. The alarm is triggered either by motion detection or a window or door being opened, depending on the system you chose.
If you're ready to start shopping for a wireless security system you'll have several different ones to choose from, many of which you can install yourself. Before buying a system, however, you should consult with a professional who will survey your home and make suggestions on the equipment that will best serve your needs. This may cost a little more but it's well worth the extra cost to get it right the first time.
Home Security News
AT&T will roll out wireless home security service in the Kansas City area - Kansas City Star
AT&T will roll out wireless home security service in the Kansas City area
Kansas City Star
The service, called Digital Life, represents AT&T's bid to tap into the growing market for customized security and home management systems that can be accessed from smartphones, tablet computers and personal computers. The move follows Time Warner ...
AT&T expanding services in the Twin Cities
Best Home Security Companies in Atlanta Named by TopConsumerReviews.com - PR Web (press release)
Best Home Security Companies in Atlanta Named by TopConsumerReviews.com
PR Web (press release)
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LifeShield Security Review Updated by Top Home Security System Experts ... - PR Web (press release)
LifeShield Security Review Updated by Top Home Security System Experts ...
PR Web (press release)
Shortly after launching the 2013 LifeShield review, the home security experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com are proud to announce the launch of a revised review that incorporates some changes that may be relevant to consumers. The experts constantly try ...
KC becomes newest home to AT&T wireless security system - Kansas City Business Journal (blog)
KC becomes newest home to AT&T wireless security system
Kansas City Business Journal (blog)
Kansas City is now one of the latest homes to AT&T's new wireless home security service, The Kansas City Star reports. The service, dubbed Digital Life, allows customers to control appliances, utilities and door locks from a smartphone. It's a system ...
AT&T Entering The Home Security Industry (NYSE:T)
AT&T: Digital Life home system is only the beginning
Nursing home security guard cut by suspect Wednesday morning - KXXV News Channel 25
Nursing home security guard cut by suspect Wednesday morning
KXXV News Channel 25
A nursing home security guard is injured after he was attacked by a suspect Wednesday morning. Police were called to the Woodland Springs Nursing Home in the 1000 block of Dallas just after 1 a.m.. When officers arrived, they found the security guard ...
Black Hat 2013 Showcases Home Security, Bootkits, Cellular OPSEC Failures - Dark Reading
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