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Four Ways to Use an Alarm.com Doorbell Camera

To Learn more about this Doorbell Camera contact Protection Alarms at 866.359.6555 Read the full article at Alarm.com Blog Your front doorway is a busy place. With visitors introducing themselves, your kids charging to and from the school bus, packages arriving, and hellos and goodbyes galore, it's hard for you to keep track of everyone who passes through. It's no wonder that doorbell cameras are now a smart home must-have, thanks to their ability to show you who's at the door, no matter where you are. And with an Alarm.com Doorbell Camera, that's just the start. Because these doorbell cameras are fully integrated into [...]

8 Mistakes to Avoid when Buying a Home Security Camera

Buying a home security camera is a big decision. After all, there are very few things more important than safety. Unfortunately, the industry is also a bit untamed. Here are common mistakes you should try to avoid. 1. Going cheap: Making a decision based upon price isn’t always advisable when it comes to home security. While the less expensive cameras may look the same as their more expensive brethren, they are often more difficult to set up, use, and include inferior software. 2. No night vision: This may seem obvious but it is astonishing how many readers forget to check for [...]

Skybell is home security disguised as a doorbell

Answer your door with a smartphone         SkyBell is a smart video doorbell that allows you to see, hear, and speak to the visitor at your door whether you’re at home, at work, or on the go. You can check this video out for more information: SKYBELL VIDEO Home security made easy Data suggests that burglars ring your doorbell to find out if you’re home or away. SkyBell has already helped customers prevent break-ins before they happen, keep their homes and families safe. Swap your current doorbell for a Skybell, and enjoy a higher level of safety and security with [...]

The Future of Home Security

Palo Alto-based Sunflower Labs has raised a seed round of $2.1 million to build a “home awareness system” that monitors homes beyond the doorway, yet is easy to install. The Sunflower System uses a different approach. It includes what the company is calling Smart Lights and Flying Cameras. Its sensor-laden smart lights are solar-powered, and can detect motion, sounds and vibrations while illuminating the perimeter of a property or its walkways. The lights communicate with a camera-equipped quadcopter. Whenever there’s uncommon activity identified by the smart lights, the quadcopter flies to where the action is, to capture video and transmit [...]

Protection Alarms Aids LAPD

The following is a copy of a letter dated September 20th, 2011 from LAPD Detective D. Keating, to Paul Eisenstadt, owner of Protection Alarms. Los Angeles Police Department   From the desk of; Detective D. Keating Devonshire Detective Division (818) 832-1768 office (8180 832-0508 fax 30626@lapd.lacity.org   September 20, 2011 TO: Paul Eisenstadt, Protection Alarms RE: Home Invasion Robbery   To whom it may concern;   On August 29, 2011 a Home Invasion Robbery occurred in Northridge CA.  The investigation led detectives to a near-by residence THAT WAS NOT INVOLVED IN THE INCIDENT and had a closed circuit camera facing the street.  The camera angle covered the egress of any potential suspect activity.  The homeowner provided detectives with [...]