The more extensive installation efforts that were required to make use of past systems proved to be a common obstacle, one that many homeowners felt outweighed the potential benefits of having an on-site security system. Having to dill holes throughout a home, mount camera using bulky hardware, and find room to hang wires for cameras and other equipment could create many concerns and improperly installation could leave equipment unable to function properly and might even cause damage to a home. The equipment and peripherals utilized by today’s systems are designed to be small, lightweight and wireless in order to make setup and installation as simple as possible.
Remote Access and Monitoring
The limitations of older-model systems that were unable to store recordings and information digitally were often considerably. The latest generation of home security systems provide users with the means to access recordings and monitor their environment remotely. Using a tablet, smartphone or other mobile device in order to keep an eye on the home offers a convenient solution for frequent travelers and those seeking to address specific safety concerns that may occur when they are far from home. Remote access features can greatly enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of a system by providing home and property owners with an unparalleled level of monitoring and convenience.
Streamlined User Experience
Even the most impressive system features can be of little practical value for users who are unable to correctly configure equipment, navigate the user interface or activate key features. Designed with ease of use in mind, many modern systems utilize a sleeker design that focuses on simplicity in order to avoid overwhelming user. Features such as, intuitive interfaces, user-friendly navigation and push-button assistance that can provide owners with a more convenient way to speak with a service representative are all designed to provide a more streamlined user experience. Many systems also utilize a greater degree of automation in order to reduce or eliminate the issues and concerns that may be caused by improper operation or user error.