December 2010 Archives

More Sophisticated Functions and Advancements in Alarm Systems

We just setup a home office for our new marketing company. I did a significant amount of research to figure out just what security system to buy. After all was said and done, I wrote the following post.

Alarm devices can now be armed, disabled and watched by using your mobile phone. If you have a Blackberry, iPhone or Google Android mobile phone, you can get a program that you can download to your phone. This will supply you with alerts when any sensors in your home or office premises are activated. The program also allows you to arm and disarm your alarm remotely. Imagine of how many times you have left home and a few minutes down the road thought about if you actually did initialize the alarm or not. Now instead of having to turn around and go back home to look at, you can do so using your portable phone. If you discover that you haven't armed the alarm, you can instantly do so at the click of a button. One of the wonderful functions of the mobile phone software is that you can view a live video feed from your security cameras. In this way, you can know what the children really get up to when they get home from school. You can check to see if their acquaintances are really there to do homework or if they are having fun with video games instead. You can also keep an eye on your pets and make sure they are not chewing something they shouldn't be or dragging your new throw quilt outside for fun. If you are organizing a night out and have a babysitter arriving over to keep an eye on the children, you can keep an eye on the babysitter with mobile phone monitoring. This will give you peace of mind so you can enjoy your evening out without worrying about what's happening at home.

Online Monitoring Systems Even if you do not get one of these types of mobile phones, you can still make use of the mobile monitoring and account activation functions if you have obtain to the Internet from your phone or computer. Because the system works off web-based technology, you can access your home security systems just as easily, as long as you can link to the Internet. This indicates that you can keep an eye on your home or organization from wherever you are. If as an organization owner you make a decision to work from your home that day, you can occasionally check the monitoring technique and make sure your workers are doing their work as they are supposed to. If you realize that it is past closing time and you have not yet received an alert that the alarm has been activated, you can easily see if anyone is working late or if your employees have easily forgotten to arm the alarm when they closed up.

Assisting Your with Property Maintenance and Protection It used to be that as long as doors and windows were close or open there was absolutely nothing to be concerned about. However, alarm systems nowadays offer you much more. Think about the headache of a burst geyser that floods your house or a facet that has been left on by mistake which floods your kitchen or bathroom. By getting sensors installed at floor level, you can receive an alert when there is an excessive amount of water on the floor. Getting the alert means that you are notified of the problem sooner and can take instant action. This can end result in much less harm to your home than if the issue were to go unnoticed for a longer moment of time. Another function of the alarm system is that it can send you an alert if the garage or front door has been left open for longer than it should. This can ensure that your home is never left unsecure. In addition, if there is a situation and reason that the door has been left open, you can immediately alert the local police or fire station. Sensors can also be mounted on specific storage cupboards such as medicine units, gun lockers or liquor cabinets. If these cupboards are opened while you are not around, you can instantly be alerted to the fact and take necessary action.

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