Home security has never been as important as it is now. You just never know when your home might be burgled, and your family put at risk. Fortunately, home security has been advancing at a significant pace over the last few years. What can we expect this year going forward?
More Home Cloud Options
Smart homes are becoming a reality fast. One area where this is particularly useful is in monitoring your home while you are away. You can check out the infographic from Safe at Last to see other smart home applications.
For the purposes of this post, however, the combination of smart home tech and cloud services work together to create a more secure environment. At one stage, data storage was a major expense when it came to home or business security systems.
You would need a lot of space to store the videos, and then hard drives to store footage later on. This added to the expense of any CCTV system. With more cloud options being available, though, this has changed significantly.
You don’t have to pay a fortune for data to be stored in the cloud. It’s also useful as you always have an offsite backup of all data. This means that you can store more data than before – instead of just footage, for example, you could also store data that was collected on a smart meter.
The other advantage of cloud solutions is that you can access your data from wherever you like. …