Author: Aiden Manny

2 Modern Security Products No Home Should Be Without

best securitySecuring our homes from potential intruders, thieves, and other degenerates has been something that has occupied our minds as a society for hundreds of years. We’ve gone from relying on simple wooden peg based locks to the internet connected artificial intelligence systems of the modern world.

In fact, the modern security tech market is expanding so rapidly that these days the problem is that there is almost too much choice. Every other week there seems to be another “next big thing” on Kickstarter or Amazon that’s promising to revolutionize some aspect of home security.

Today we’re going to take a look at 2 of the more down to earth products that have obvious use cases that will make you sleep that little bit better at night.

Let’s get started.

Wireless Security Cameras

Let’s start with the product class that we are most comfortable putting our stamp of approval on – wireless security cameras. As the name suggests these cameras connect via Wi-Fi which eliminates the often costly and unsightly wiring requirements of the security camera systems of the past.

While some systems connect directly to your existing wireless router, the best products come with their own dedicated router to avoid clogging up your internet connection. The range of these systems is impressive, you’ll be able to place cameras almost anywhere you want within your home. As an added bonus you’ll often be able to check the live feeds from almost anywhere in the world – as most products have a smartphone app you can view from.

Just be careful about which product you choose, there are many great options on the market – but there are some terrible ones hiding in plain sight (with premium price tags).

Smart Doorbells

Smart doorbells have a variety of different names, but they all usually do the same thing – they allow you to virtually answer your door from anywhere in the world. They are connected to your Wi-Fi, and like the security cameras we mentioned above they come with a dedicated app too.

When someone rings your doorbell you’ll get a notification on your phone, you’ll then be able to see a video feed of your front door to see who is calling. You can talk with the person at your door via a speaker that is built into the doorbell, or you can just open the door if you are simply checking who’s knocking.

They’re reasonably priced (considering the benefits they provide), and if you’re often apprehensive about opening the door to strangers – they’re more than worthy of your consideration.

Conclusion

So there you have it, two essential security devices that we feel no modern home should be without. If you combine your wireless cameras with a smart doorbell you’re going to be able to monitor and respond to people on your property from anywhere in the world.

If you still feel insecure with both of these products in your home, then perhaps it’s better to just invest in a pack of large dogs instead.

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Voice Artificial Intelligence Inside The Home

4Machines were invented to make our work light. And, computers are now being modified as an artificial brain. Since the beginning of 21st century, we have recognized the security and value that comes up with smart phones, computers and the ease of managing and monitoring devices for our comfort. Computers can solve all of our problems, but in limited realms. The advent of Artificial Intelligence by reverse engineering the brain through a simulation spread out over different types of personal computers, we can welcome a new era where machines can also think of their own and do tasks as assigned by us. The Artificial Intelligence is the intelligence displayed by machines. It works by perceiving the environment and taking action that increases its chances of getting success at a goal.

Do you know, Al can be used to maintain, manage and control all the materials at your home? The ultimate goal of Al was to use intelligence for scientific efforts. They can be used to solve any problems, and think like humans. Many companies are coming up with integrating artificial intelligence with voice control. Think web-connected speakers having digital assistants that already live inside them; one command by you and it starts playing your favorite music at a controlled volume. In spite of being surrounded by many innovative ideas on how to change the way we compute, voice control certainly looks the most promising one

From punch cards to use of keyboards to touchscreens, it’s amazing how human interactions with computers have progressed over the years. What’s the final borderline? Voice Artificial intelligence. In 2011, Siri gave us a flavor of voice control, which was widely applauded by people, but it is not smart enough to carry out all tasks assigned to it by us. We have already accepted some of the uses of artificial intelligence in our daily lives. From voice-controlled televisions to remote-controlled home lighting, and automatic garage door openers, we are now living with artificial intelligence surrounding us. With the new concept of smart house (homes equipped with sensors and smart devices that can control all the lighting equipment, machines, heating and all other appliances controlled through a computer, tablet or a smart phone), the vision of such unique developments can integrate into our daily lives.

Presently is the era of IT. The world is looking forward to the development of more advanced computers to support human beings in almost every real life situation. The use of Al in the homes brings a plethora of opportunities for us. Equipped with natural language processing, cutting-edge voice recognition, and deep learning technology, we can interact with the device for giving it commands related to the house such as music playback and recommendations, putting dehumidifier, air purifier on/off, configuring gas valve lock, and smart electronics plugs. As we use it more and more, it can evolve itself and improve its speech recognition capability and accuracy. Later on, voice Al can be used for internet shopping, collecting traffic information in real-time, and food delivery by linking it into an internet radio service, mobile navigation system, Audiobooks, and online news.

As with any marketplace, the advancement of such technology will boost commoditization, ease human work, and bring more business growth. This will make these devices more appealing and a default product at most houses. G