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Why Home Security Is Awesome: 5 Ways It Has Helped Further Technology

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A surprising number of industries from the space program to textile manufacturing have contributed to the common technologies in use today. They have made mobile phones and the Internet possible. The newest home security systems are continuing this advancement. Modern home security systems have helped to further technology in a number of ways.

Wireless Integration

Home security systems have helped to contribute to better wireless integration and the standardization of some protocols. Security systems need to communicate wirelessly with many different components in real-time. This includes cameras and motion detectors. It has helped by developing a faster and more secure way to integrate physical components within a wireless home network.

Increasing Sensitivity of Detection Systems

Home security systems rely on readings from different types of sensors in order to sound alerts or take other actions. The systems have helped increase the sensitivity and complexity of these types of sensors. This includes smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detectors. The increased sensitivity allows for better detection with fewer false readings due to traceable anomalies.

Real-Time Online Monitoring

Home security systems have made great contributions to real-time online monitoring technologies. A modern home security system allows a homeowner to check the status of the sensors in a house from the Internet according to an Austin home security system representative. Homeowners can watch real-time footage of the home and can even respond to alerts remotely. Home security systems have helped to advance this real-time connection between homeowners, Internet servers and remote monitoring hardware.

Advanced Mobile Apps

Home security systems lead the way in the use of advanced apps as control and monitoring centers for the home. The newest wireless systems give homeowners the option to use an app to control the security system, review data and even manage the account. Apps can allow for real-time communication with a monitoring agent if an alarm is triggered. Few other systems in the home have this advanced capability.

Easier Access to Home Automation Technology

Home automation has seemed out of reach for a long time. Companies like have started to integrate home automation into security systems. Home automation includes locks, thermostats and lights that can all be controlled from a mobile device. The inclusion of automation options with home security systems has put the technology firmly within the reach of average homeowners.

The newest home security systems are continuing to advance current technology. The components are becoming smaller, more powerful and more secure. The addition of home automation into the systems is also creating safer homes where residents can lock doors, close blinds and turn off appliances all with the push of a button from anywhere inside or outside of the house.

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Kandace Heller is a freelance writer from Orlando, Florida. She loves the beach, Disney and the University of Florida. Kandace loves writing about health and fashion, but will write about just about anything.



  1. Sudipto

    September 16, 2013 at 11:40 am

    Hey Kandance,
    Nice post and Thanks for sharing this information with us. Home security is really an amazing thing and I really like the things it helped further.

  2. Kandace

    September 16, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    Thanks so much for the comment! I greatly enjoyed learning more about the technology behind microscopes as I read this article. It is so fascinating!

  3. alan

    September 16, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Nice share heller. rapid advancement in technology has just been very much helpful in developing some exceptional home security gadgets & things.

  4. lukman hakim

    September 16, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    Great tips Kandace. Another important thing about home security is education. Every family member should know well what to do when they find one of the above home security technology works.

    I put my concern on real time monitoring. It enables continuous monitoring and every family member is able to do that. That’s great technology and I love you mentioned it here Kandace!

  5. Sierra

    September 17, 2013 at 10:24 am

    Great post.. Home security gives a wonderful protection to our home through burglaries and all ideas looks awesome. By these security systems we can make our home feel safe when we are at home or outside the home. I have got few new advanced ideas for my home security Thanks for sharing this informative post.

  6. Kandace

    September 17, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    I’m glad you all have enjoyed the posts. Lukman- I agree, education in crucial. Thanks for your addition!

  7. Jordan

    September 26, 2013 at 7:05 am

    Hi Kandace!

    I am really impressed with your work. Thank you for posting this article. Home security is a necessity nowadays and it is also taken for-granted for some. Thanks also for the latest technology. It is indeed very helpful to us. Keep it up!


  8. Kandace

    September 26, 2013 at 3:36 pm


    I’m glad you enjoyed the article. I agree – home security is very important in the world we live in.

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