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How to Bypass an Alarm Sensor

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Alarm systems continue to evolve, and that’s a very good thing for homeowners: not only do these modern marvels do more than they ever did, but they are also easier and more intuitive to use.  And while the home security technology platform has expanded to include interactive monitoring, smart home video, and even home automation…

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Assessing Today’s Alarm Industry

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Back in 1989, when I first joined the home security industry, things were a lot simpler. The technology was much more limited, and it was a lot harder for consumers to differentiate one alarm company from another. You normally ended up selecting a local provider, who took a few days to install a hard-wired system…

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What Do We Mean By “Wireless?”

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One of the most confusing words in the arena of electronic home security is the term “wireless.” And that’s because “wireless” has two primary meanings, relative to the protection of your home: The communication path between the sensors and the control unit (or “control panel”) in your home may be based on a short-range radio…

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