Home Security with the help technology, that is Digital Home Security can be ensured at less price if you use your existing devices or devices you do not use. Home security is very important factor today for various reasons. Firstly, the proportion of old and fragile peoples are increasing due to planned less number of child per couple to save the Country’s resource and Population Explosion. Secondly, the median age of old person living has been considerably has increased. Thirdly, to some extent, our generation (+/- 1 generation) can not pay that much required time for their parents due two or more jobs they are involved with. In this context, home security at lesser cost is becoming very important for us. Professional home security system is no doubt the gold standard. But quite unfortunately, most home security devices is costly, they are mostly manufactured for bigger shops and Enterprise level usage. Not only the cost of purchasing a unit of a particular home security device is costly, but the carrying cost, as some of the home security devices need a stable network service and the maintenance cost is huge. This makes the bunch of home security devices quite unreachable to the most. In this article, we will discuss about the components of a typical complete home security system and later, if any alternative less costly home security system can be made as a DIY techniques using our existent and unused gadgets.
Understanding the components of Digital Home Security
The need of a complete Home Security system is not universal. The security needed for a home consisting of one young couple is not the same that of a home having a couple with a toddler. Home Security for the aged fragile person are somewhat different.
The reason of differences in home security, from the point of need are :
A young couple, at least can shout, can call their young friends to create a way to escape via the helping hands.
If a toddler is at home, more intense camera surveillance is needed by the parents.
Old couple needs a bit suggestive home security system.
These are the gross minimal need for any home security setup :
- Fire Protection
- Alarm and means of movement
- Burglar alarm systems
- Contact bell alarm
- Glass break detectors
- Smoke detectors
- Attack monitoring
- Attack alarms
- Heat detectors
How we can create our own Digital Home Security system with existing technologies
The professional grade home security system has two biggest advantages –
These?Home Security devices are designed to work when primary resource is off and they use some secondary backup system to keep it running. The smaller, less costly devices like Fire or smoke alarm need no alternative – one have to use the existing alarm system, it is a matter of fact, they are not so much costly like other home security devices and needs lesser care, in terms of money.
The main principle we can use are creating motion detection cameras for the home security with our existing desktop computers and the Android phones are very versatile. It must to be noted, a powerful?uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is neeeded for any setup and the usage of a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is must for uninterrupted Internet connection.
Previously, we wrote two important related articles related to?Home Security :
How to use an Android Tablet or Android Smart Phone Camera as Security Camera
How to Use webcam as a motion detection system to prevent theft?
- The need of Home Security system is increasing
- Professional grade Home Security system although is costly has definite advantages
- DIY made Home Security system can be used as add on system or it is a good alternative Home Security system for those who can not afford Motion Detection related Home Security systems.