The ins and outs of home security can be tough. And learning everything from A to Z before you buy a system is just as challenging. Fortunately, we’ve identified and defined some of the most common home security terms and products to make your home security journey as easy as 1-2-3.
Video Surveillance – Recording and storing your security camera footage to playback or share later. Some surveillance is stored locally on an SD memory card, while other providers offer secure cloud storage.
Z-Wave – The way to wirelessly connect your smart devices to your security system to sync and control multiple devices.
Zone – An customized monitored area that will trigger an alarm or alert if any activity is detected.
You now have everything you need to know from A to Z about home security to start your search for the right system and equipment. Remember, check back frequently to stay you up to date on the latest terms and phrases.
Dashia researches and writes on all things home automation and security. She focuses on the latest news, products, and providers to share only the best with you.