Smart Home Systems to Improve Your Home Security »Gadget Flow


Want to improve the security of your home, but what if you already have some security gadgets you love? A third-party controller platform can help.

A home security system can really give you peace of mind. But the cost of professionally installed installations can be high, and they require their own set of cameras and locks. The smart home systems below are different.

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Yes, these are third party controller platforms, and you’ve probably heard of them. We love them because they’re easy to set up and support your Alexa, Google Assistant, and HomeKit devices. That way you can pretty much design the security system that works for you.

We also recommend good indoor and outdoor cameras as well as door locks to complete your setup. Are you ready for a safer home? Next, let’s take a look at these security features.

Third party security system controllers

1. The Iota mansion All-in-one smart home security system allows you to rely on one system to keep your home safe.

Abode iota all-in-one smart home security system on a table

Sync all your smart home security devices with the Abode iota all-in-one smart home security system. It has a 1080p HD camera and supports Apple HomeKit, Alexa, Google Assistant, Z-Wave, etc.

Get it for $ 279.99 from the official site.

2. The SimpliSafe Compact Home security system is an easy to use DIY setup. It does not require a contract or a telephone line.

SimpliSafe compact home security system on a table

Get professional 24/7 monitoring in your home with the compact SimpliSafe home security system. Company specialists monitor your home and are ready to alert the police if something goes wrong.

Get it for $ 137.98 from the official website.

3. The Blue by ADT security system works with many third-party devices and supports Google and Alexa voice commands.

Blue by ADT security system in gray

Another of our favorite smart home systems is the Blue by ADT security system. It allows you to create your own configuration. So you can add the cameras, sensors and devices you prefer for a custom system.

Get it starting at $ 179.99 from the official site.

Smart outdoor cameras

1. The eufy SoloCam S40 security camera draws its power from the sun. In 200 milliseconds, AI technology recognizes approaching people.

Eufy SoloCam S40 security camera in white

Have eyes outside your home with the Eufy SoloCam S40 security camera. It works on solar power, so you don’t have to worry about changing the battery. Plus, with color night vision, it always has a clear view of your property.

Get it for $ 199.99 from the official site.

2. Google Nest Cam with Projector lights up movement. Then it records footage and has local storage for power outages.

Google Nest Cam with projector in action

A great addition to one of these smart home systems is the Google Nest Cam with Projector. When motion triggers it, it starts recording. It also helps you keep an eye on the garage while you are at home.

Get it for $ 279.99 from the official site.

3. Swann Xtreem Wireless Outdoor Security Camera helps you avoid ugly wires. And its lithium battery lasts up to 6 months.

Swann Xtreem Wireless Outdoor Security Camera in White

For a security camera that doesn’t take away from the look of your home, opt for the Swann Xtreem Wireless Outdoor Security Camera. It is completely wireless and has a rechargeable battery and a 110-degree field of view.

Get it for $ 179.99 from the official site.

Smart indoor cameras

1. Vivint Ping Indoor Security Camera automatically records unexpected movements. It also has infrared night vision so that you can see in the dark.

Vivint Ping Indoor Security Camera in White

See what’s going on at home while you’re away with the Vivint Ping Indoor Security Camera. The movement makes it record automatically and the Full HD 1080p resolution shows you clear videos and images.

Get it for $ 199.99 from the official site.

2. The Google Nest Cam (wired) looks great in your home with its range of shades. And it has local backup in case of power failure.

Google Nest Cam security camera design (wired)

A great indoor camera to add to a DIY smart home system is the Google Nest Cam (wired). You can keep it on a base or mount it on a wall. Keep an eye on the dog, check in with the babysitter, and more with this indoor camera.

Get it for $ 99.99 from the official site.

3. The Wyze Cam Pan v2 The security camera offers 1080p color night vision and provides 360 degree coverage in a room.

Wyze Cam Pan v2 in white

You won’t have to worry about the Wyze Cam Pan v2 security camera in your home. Impressively, it has 1080p color night vision and can show you what’s going on around the room.

Get it for $ 39.99 from the official site.

Smart door locks

1. The Xiaomi Smart Door Lock X recognizes faces. It also has fingerprint entry and password for convenience.

Xiaomi X smart door lock in black

You’ve probably never had a door quite like the Xiaomi X smart door lock. Its many sensors can confirm your identity by scanning your face. This technology also shows you clear images of who is at the door.

This gadget is coming soon, and its price is to be determined. Learn more on the official website.

2. The Level Lock invisible smart lock turns your standard door lock into a smart lock. It works with Alexa, Apple HomeKit, and more.

Level Lock Invisible Smart Lock in Gray

Add the Level Lock invisible smart lock to any of these smart home systems. It preserves the traditional look of your home and allows you to share access with service providers and guests.

Get it for $ 249 from the official website.

3. The eufy Smart Lock Touch fingerprint reader can be unlocked in 4 ways: fingerprint, app, keypad or key. It even locks automatically.

eufy smart lock touch door reader in black

If you sometimes forget whether you have locked the door, the eufy Smart Lock Touch door fingerprint reader comes in handy. It locks automatically once it closes behind you. Open it with your fingerprint, app, keyboard or a key.

Get it for $ 139.99 from the official site.

You get more flexibility when you have a third party or DIY controller platform for your home security gadgets. Which of these systems / gadgets would you add to your home? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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