Entries by Scott Mcintosh

DECT Digital Baby Monitors & Radio Frequency

DECT Digital baby monitors scramble the signal to provide a secure connection but operate across the same radio frequencies as analog monitors. Although digital baby monitors are less susceptible to static and interference than comparable analog models, there is still the potential for conflict with other wireless devices that operate across the same frequency. Most […]

3 Creative Ways to Use Wireless Cameras

Wireless Cameras When having a home security system meant installing an alarm and just hoping for the best, gone are the days. Today, wireless cameras are integral to keeping your home safe. Are you getting the most out of your system? New cameras, such as Vivint’s Ping, do more than just take pictures. Ping is […]

Electronic Door Locks Are The Best

Electronic Door Locks Have you ever forgotten to lock your door? While it can be an easy mistake, leaving doors unlocked can have detrimental consequences. until recently, I had no idea that a simple technology could eliminate the risk of leaving our door unlocked.  Electronic door locks solve this issue. Electronic door locks are extremely practical for […]

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Smart Home Everything You Need To Know

Smart Home For those of us who didn’t grow up with technology at our fingertips, the concept of a smart home can be overwhelming enough that it may seem the trouble outweighs the benefit. If you’ve ever shied away from home automation because you weren’t sure exactly what it was, this article is for you. […]

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4 Reasons to Consider a Home Security System With 24/7 Monitoring

There’s protection– and there’s 24/7 monitored protection when it comes to installing a home security system. While any security system is an important part of stress-free living and convenience, having the option of around-the-clock live response has some pretty significant– and potentially cost-saving– benefits. 1. Experience proven performance While any security setup is a deterrent […]

What Is a Smart Home?

A smart home automation system makes managing your home, security and life easier with technology. Various options are available and plenty of customizations to give you the amount and type of automation you desire. A key feature of home automation is that it allows you to manage efficiency, security, and comfort from anywhere, even if […]

Need a Vacation? Smart Homes Are the Answer

Spending the night in a smart home is no longer a futuristic idea. In fact, major players in the travel industry like Airbnb have welcomed smart home technology with open arms. Explore why Airbnb has embraced smart homes as the way of the future. So what does this mean for travelers? Are smart homes going […]

HomeSeer Unveils New HomeTroller™ Home Automation Controller

The new controller is designed to integrate home lighting, appliances, climate, security and audio/video systems by combining the best attributes of the most popular automation systems available. Like other HomeSeer systems, HomeTroller is also web-enabled and may be accessed by any internet-capable device from anywhere in the world. ” For homeowners, integrators and years have […]