Category: Wireless Home Security

Glass Break Break-Ins

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This summer, burglars broke into numerous homes in North Texas using a simple method: breaking the glass backdoor. And this can occur anywhere, not just North Texas. “Criminals know it’s one of the weakest spots in the home,” said Steve Barron of Designer Door & Window, based in Plano, Texas. The home’s rear entrance has…

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False Alarm Prevention

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False alarms, the bane of the home security industry: an annoyance for the companies to handle, a nightmare for homeowners and a thorn in the side of emergency responders. Safe to say, no one likes false alarms. Thankfully, most false alarms are caused by human error, which means they’re easily fixed. But pinpointing the exact…

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Introducing the Image Sensor

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It’s an unsettling scenario: you’re lying in bed at night or away from home on vacation, and you receive a notification that motion has been detected in your home. Could it be an intruder? A hungry family member on the prowl for a midnight snack? That framed painting you thought was oh-so secure taking a…

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Why Frontpoint is In the Business

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In a perfect world, there would be no burglaries. Unfortunately, we do not live in a perfect world. According to the FBI, there were an estimated 1,928,465 burglaries in the U.S. in 2013. That’s one every 16.4 seconds! However, while that’s a very high figure, the good news is that the number of burglaries is…

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Frontpoint Mobile App Update v3.2.2

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In early June, the Frontpoint Mobile App was updated to v3.2.2 on both the iOS and Android platforms. And with the update came a couple of cool changes that might be useful to you, most notably, the introduction of “actionable notifications.” Actionable Notifications I originally brought up actionable notifications when the app for the Apple…

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