You can never be too cautious when it comes to protecting your home. No matter how great your physical security is, you can never be too sure that a break in won’t happen. And if you’re in a high-risk area, you need to be more prepared than most. That’s where the best home security gadgets come in. Here are 12 of the most popular home security gadgets you can buy.
Security is a big deal these days with the rise of the Internet of Things. As we become more and more connected through technology, we also become more vulnerable.
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But, with these new devices, we also get new security concerns—and we can’t rely on our router’s firewall to protect us anymore. Here are the best smart home security gadgets to keep your home secure.
ecobee SmartCamera Indoor Security Camera
You’ll always have a clear view of your home with the ecobee SmartCamera Indoor Security Camera. It gives you the full picture with a 180-degree field of view plus its auto pan and zoom. And it’s pretty easy to manage thanks to voice control with Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit.
Netatmo Smart Indoor Siren
The Netatmo Smart Indoor Siren helps thwart intruders. And not only that, it has face recognition. So if this home security gadget sees someone it doesn’t recognize in your absence, it immediately sounds a 110-decibel alarm to scare them away. Even better, family members, pets, and harmless movements can’t set off this alarm.
Xiaomi Mi 360° Home Security Camera 2K Pro
For a super-clear display, look no further than the Xiaomi Mi 360° Home Security Camera 2K Pro, another of the latest security gadgets your home would love to have. It’s been upgraded to 3 million pixels for clarity in every frame. And with AI human detection, it recognizes human shapes and movements and sends you a notification when it detects any. The two-way talk feature lets you communicate with guests or warn potential thieves.
eufy Smart Lock Touch Door Fingerprint Scanner
Open your front door just like they did in Back to the Future with the eufy Smart Lock Touch Door Fingerprint Scanner. This is one of those latest home security gadgets that opens your door via your fingerprint, the eufy Security app, electronic keypad, or key. Then, the door locks automatically once it’s closed.
Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2
The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 is the latest home security offing from Ring. It boasts a few updates from the last model, including a feature called 3D Motion Detection. It lets you find the location and time a motion event begins. The field of view has also gotten a facelift to a square shape, letting you see visitors from head to toe.
August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Smart Door Lock
The August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Smart Door Lock is another great product on our list of the latest home security gadgets. And it solves that problem of wondering whether you locked the front door on your way out. Simply lock or unlock your front door via the app. It even lets you grant guest keys and let anyone in from anywhere.
Arlo Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell
Get 24-hour security at your door with the Arlo Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell. This wire-free, battery-operated video doorbell gives you a 180-degree field of view so you can see visitors from head to toe. And the automatic or manual siren improves your safety at home.
SimpliSafe Home Security System
Want to secure and monitor your home from afar, affordably? The SimpliSafe Home Security System does that for you. This system is versatile and easy to set up. It even keeps you protected from environmental threats like fires and floods. With or without a monthly contract, you get the flexibility to secure your home as you wish.
Wyze Cam v3 Outdoor Security Camera
Keep your property secure at all times with the Wyze Cam v3 Outdoor Security Camera. It comes with a siren to warn intruders. And with its IP65 weather and dust resistance rating, you can keep it outside without a worry. Best of all, it has the most popular features from the previous version including 24/7 recording, smoke, and CO2 alerts, and more.
Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro Smart Surveillance System
The cool thing about the Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro Smart Surveillance System is its lurker detection. This feature sends you a notification if it detects someone around your property. But it can tell the difference between animals, passing cars and humans. This is one of the latest home security gadgets you’ll want to add to your home.
Origin Hex Home Wave-Based Home Security System
For a complete home security system, check out the Origin Hex Home Wave-Based Home Security System. It uses patented ambient sensing technology to give you improved accuracy over typical security systems. The technology wraps around corners and sees through walls for a comprehensive home network.
Arlo Essential Series Home Security Cameras
Another of the latest home security gadgets out there is the Arlo Essential Series Home Security Cameras. The cameras in this series offer 1,080p HD quality video, color night vision, two-way audio, and more.
Ring Alarm 5-Piece Kit Home Security System
For a great all-around starter kit, go for the Ring Alarm 5-Piece Kit Home Security System. It comes with everything you need to secure your apartment or small home. It’s easy to install on your own and provides affordable professional monitoring. And it even syncs with other Ring devices and smart locks.
We hope you love the products on this list as much as we do. There are a ton of great new home security gadgets out there that are easy to use and make your home a safer place to be. Let us know which of these gadgets you plan on adding to your home security setup in the comments.
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