5 Smart Security Systems for Your Businesses


In this era of advancement, it is important to evolve with technological change. Artificial intelligence has taken over the world by storm and it is being integrated into the business system. Increasing safety concerns have made people start thinking about smart security systems. Now instead of installing a single outdoor security camera, you can install a complete integrated system that will monitor your business.  

Before we move on, let’s first understand what is smart security systems. They are designed to incorporate top-notch security into a business owner’s everyday life. Business owners have the ability to monitor their business through wireless sensors, smart locks, and surveillance cameras.

These systems are associated with mobile apps which are installed on your phone, due to this convenience business owners can manage their security systems from anywhere in the world from their phone.

Here are some of the benefits of installing smart security systems for your business.

1. Smart Surveillance Cameras 

You can check your entire business from anywhere you like. With the app installed on your phone or tablet, you can watch live and recorded footage from the connected surveillance cameras. You will have immediate access to your business from any location.

2. Smart Alarms and Locks

With an integrated alarm system, you can conveniently arm and disarm your business from your phone or tablet. You can program the system to take certain actions such as when an alarm should trigger. You can receive notification of any unauthorized access. You can lock your doors with the application on your device. If you leave in a hurry without locking your premises, no need to panic, you can easily do that while sitting at home. You can also decide who has access to your premises with personalized codes or by communicating through the intercom.

3. Fewer Energy Costs

As a smart device becomes integrated into the workplace, different types of devices start to communicate on the same network. This is a concept called the internet of things. Many smart alarm systems have a built-in thermostat which can be adjusted, it spikes when an intruder is in the building hence saving you money.

4. Complete Control

Everybody likes control. It gives them a sense of security and peace of mind. By knowing that you have complete control over the security of your premises, you feel powerful. If you have traditional security systems, the company you partner with has a lot of control over your entire system which raises costs. Somehow you don’t feel secure even if the other company is a trustable entity. So smart locks give you complete control over your place such as

  • Remote access to live video from your devices
  • Remote shutdown
  • Perimeter controls
  • Remote shutdowns for water, electrical power, or internet
  • Remote rerouting of computer networks
  • Activation of location cameras to record or transmit video

5. Prevent theft

The best way to prevent theft at your business place is by installing smart security system. The existence of one of these alarms is often enough to keep the robbers out. A survey which was conducted in 2012 found that 60% of theft offenders would avoid a place if it had an automated security system. They move to places where it is easier to break in e.g. businesses without security systems. 50% of the robbers will give up on their attempted crime if a place has an alarm.  

Final Thoughts

These systems are much cheaper than traditional security systems. Some companies offer equipment purchases for a couple of hundred dollars and monthly monitoring fees of $16. O secure your place and go ahead.