Stay safe and smart for less with affordable home security technology from Swann￼
Getting started in smart home security doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. Swann’s family of affordable products is designed to keep things simple and straightforward, with easy do-it-yourself installation, a choice of wired and wireless configurations, and all controllable through the Swann Security mobile app.
Swann’s products are also upgradable, making them the ideal starting point towards a safer and more secure home that can be upgraded later as your needs grow. Let’s dive in and take a closer look at three great ways to start your smart home security journey – or check them all out Swann’s current promotions.
Swann Xtreem Security Camera (£179.99)
Installation is a breeze with this indoor/outdoor security camera: it requires no power or AV cables thanks to its long-lasting rechargeable batteries (they last up to six months between charges) and the wireless video transmission. Simply attach the mounting plate to your chosen location, then lock the camera in place – thanks to its magnetic mount, it can be easily adjusted or temporarily removed without needing to pull out a toolbox – and connect it to the Wi-Fi network. -Fi your house. It’s designed to work in all weather conditions and can even be connected to an optional solar panel to eliminate the need to recharge it.
Triggered by heat generated by people, vehicles and large animals, the camera captures a detailed 1080p image, day or night, and triggers push notifications on your smartphone when it starts recording. It can also live stream video on demand to Chromecast and Alexa devices with screens, and save clips to local memory (a 16GB microSD card is included) or free cloud storage. There’s also a built-in mic and speaker, so you can have two-way conversations with people close to the camera: perfect for scaring off an intruder or showing a delivery driver the safest place to go. leave your package.
Click here for more information or to purchase: Swann Xtreem Security Camera
SwannBuddy Video Doorbell (£99.99)
You can find much of the same smart technology inside the SwannBuddy, a compact video doorbell. Using the same heat and motion-based True Detect system as the Xtreem, it starts capturing Full HD 1080p video whenever a person, car or large animal moves within its 180º wide-angle field of view . Its IP56 rated build is tough enough to withstand the elements, its infrared night vision sees up to 5m in the dark and it comes with the option to use its own 6500mAh rechargeable battery or use the wiring of your existing doorbell. The battery-powered Chime Unit speakerphone, on the other hand, works totally wireless: carry it around the house (it has a 20m range from the doorbell) or attach it to the wall with double-sided tape.
Videos can be stored locally (a 32GB microSD card is included) or in the cloud, or just like with the Xtreem, can be streamed live via any Alexa or ‘Hey Google’ device with a screen.
Click here for more information or to purchase: SwannBuddy Video Doorbell
Swann Wi-Fi Alert Sensors (From £29.99)
Swann also offers a wide range of wireless sensors, allowing you to create a home security setup to your exact needs. When these sensors are triggered, you will receive a notification directly through Swann’s mobile app.
All of these sensors are 100% wireless, run on AA or AAA batteries and connect to your home network via Wi-Fi, and are beautifully easy to install with the included double-sided tape – no drilling required.
You can buy Swann’s full suite of Wi-Fi Alert Sensors in a single package for £169.99, or just buy the ones you need from the following range:
Protect entrances to your property with this sensor that detects movement around window and door frames.
This passive infrared sensor monitors heat and movement in the area and can also be used as a room temperature monitor. It has an IP66 rated enclosure for indoor and outdoor use.
A slim sensor that can be mounted in cabinets and behind pipes to check for water leaks. Comes with a 6ft cable to pair the sensor itself with the Wi-Fi equipped main unit.
Designed primarily to work with motion and window/door alert sensors, this siren emits a loud alarm sound to deter intruders. It can also work as a speakerphone when used in tandem with the SwannBuddy Video Doorbell.
So there you have it: three easy ways to start your secure smart home. Click here for more information on the Swann product range.