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Here’s Why Integrating Security Features Is a Bright Idea

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WHEN SECURITY IS “SMART”

You probably already know wat a security system can do. Surveillance cameras capture the action. Alarm systems send out signals to neighbors and authorities. Those are fundamental functions of any high-end security system.

But a smart system operates differently. Not only does it do all the same things as a standard system, but each device can talk to the others to ensure even greater safety.

For instance, your surveillance cameras can integrate with your smart lighting to automatically brighten whenever a connected motion sensor detects movement. That way you flood the area with light and capture a well-lit image.

Moreover, your system can operate with a single touch. When you head out of the house, tapping the “away” setting will arm your alarm and integrated locks. But it will also prompt your smart home to start alternating lights and shade movement throughout each room, making the space look occupied.

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How Home Security Helps Protect Your Space for the Holidays

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HALLOWEEN

Halloween is a lot of downright spooky fun. Whether you’re designing the most terrifying haunted house on the block or you just love to buy big bags of candy corn, there’s always something to enjoy in October.

But the holiday also presents a unique dilemma – it’s the one time of year you welcome masked strangers at your front door.

Sure, those strangers may be small and adorable, but the added activity around your property increases a need for safety.

Smart surveillance cameras and integrated lighting control can help. Receive instant notifications to your smartphone or tablet every time someone approaches your door. Pull up clear, real-time footage of trick-or-treaters as they approach. Maintain safety with well-lit walkways that show the neighborhood kids exactly where to go. And be the first to know if anyone deviates from the path.

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