In today’s market there are a large number of technological offerings for homeowners. Some products are designed to ensure safety, while others are designed to help prevent accidents and get help when an accident occurs.
Here are 10 technological innovations in home safety to help protect property and loved ones:
- Remote-access Home Monitoring
Security systems, which allow you to remotely view the inside and outside of your home, help you to keep an eye on your children if they are home with a caregiver and if someone breaks into your home, you will be notified of movement by an app on your smartphone.
- Smart Doorbells
This technology helps to monitor visitors and possible thieves via a camera with motion detector that is fitted inside a doorbell and gives a clear image from your front door. A smartphone app will notify you if you have a visitor to your door.
- Smart Appliances
Smart appliances are able to detect prolonged periods of use or overheating and will automatically shut themselves off, which will prevent fires.
- Remote LED Home Lighting
This remote access system allows you to select LED lighting throughout your house. This is a great safety feature to give the impression that someone is inside the home and can also be used for convenience to an elderly family member, who can adjust the lighting from a seated position while in the home.
- Access-Code Home Lock
Keyless, coded home locks, which store different combinations, allowing for individual settings.
- Voice Activated Home Regulation System
Controlled through a smartphone app, a person is able to change temperature settings, shut water off in their homes, and view cameras placed throughout their homes.
- Fall Detection Monitor
This monitor is comprised of a set of sensors, which can detect if a person is imbalanced or in danger of fainting. This is highly effective for persons with medical issues or older adults who need to be monitored. An alert is sent to others to get help.
- Emergency Notification Necklace
Important for the aging population, this technology allows a person to simply push a button to alert law enforcement, firefighters, or others to get help.
- Remote Garage Door Opener
This technology allows you to open your garage door from anywhere in the world via an app on your phone and alerts you if your garage door opens while you are away.
- Automatic Security Gate
A home security gate with monitoring capabilities, this system has become more affordable and is an effective way to protect your home.