CES 2016 And New Ways To Prevent Future Home Burglaries

Published: Jul 28, 2016 at 08:00 UTC
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With another new year, homeowners are presented with new highly innovative devices, which are capable of enhancing their home’s security. At CES 2016, the technology industry set their sights on home security and some of their products will be sure to provide homeowners with additional peace of mind and enormous reassurance. Below, you will find a breakdown of the home security introductions at this year’s CES.

 Various Additions

At the 2016 CES Show, consumers were introduced to an array of innovative, high-tech home security products. A list of the most impressive will be provided below.

  • LG Smart Security
  • Ezviz Mini Cube
  • Ezviz Mini IQ Camera
  • Oco2
  • Securifi Almond 3 Wireless AC Router And Smart Home Hub

Each of these products is capable of further protecting the consumer’s home, while also delivering added convenience and peace of mind.


LG Smart Security

At initial glance, the LG Smart Security Hub doesn’t seem like something totally amazing, but this couldn’t be further from the further. The product can seamlessly integrate with ADT’s brand new Canopy System and the combination will help to protect your home in a cost effective manner. The Canopy service is contract-free and starts at just twenty bucks a month.

Combine this solution with the LG Smart Security’s camera and nothing will occur in your home, without you knowing about it. The LG System is equipped with a comprehensive camera, which delivers a field of view of 152-degrees. It is also fitted with a siren and environmental monitor. With LG’s mobile app, you’ll be able to watch your camera’s feed from anywhere in the world. All in all, the LG Smart Security device is definitely something to look forward to!

Ezviz Mini Cube

Wi-Fi cameras have proven to be immensely effective and incredibly convenient. These two advantageous features have helped to grow these specific types of cameras in popularity and have brought about new additions to the market. The latest addition is the Ezviz Mini Cube, which is very similar to NetGear’s Alro. The camera is resistant to moisture and is designed for outdoors use.

Don’t let the cheesy name and the low cost fool you, this camera packs a punch. It delivers HD resolution, impressive night vision capabilities and a surprisingly lengthy battery pack. This camera is capable of seeing up to 30 feet in the dark. The camera also utilizes a motion sensor, which is capable of responding in just 600 milliseconds. If you haven’t added a camera to your home’s exterior yet, you might want to wait for the upcoming release of the Ezviz Mini Cube!

Ezviz Mini IQ

The Mini Cube wasn’t Ezviz’s only addition this year. They also revealed their Mini IQ camera. Although the camera is slightly more expensive, it comes with some additional features, which may be compelling to many homeowners. First and foremost, the camera delivers stunning 1080p HD resolution and two-way audio. Of course, the big kicker is the unit’s smart home compatibility. The camera is compatible with the Z-Wave technology, so it’ll be able to communicate directly with your other smart home gadgets.

The camera doesn’t offer much in terms of outdoor use, but it is absolutely perfect for monitoring your home’s interior.


If you were lucky to experiment with the original Oco Wi-Fi Camera, you were likely impressed. Well, you’ll be even more blown away by Oco’s follow-up. The previous model was incredibly popular, due to its cost effective Cloud storage. The Oco2 will up the ante even further, by allowing consumers to record videos directly to a microSD card. This helps to ensure that you won’t have to pay anything monthly to take full advantage of the Oco2.

The camera is also equipped with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, as well as motion and audio alerts. You’ll also be able to benefit from night vision and 2-way audio. Finally, the camera is compatible with Android and iOS mobile phones.

Securifi Almond 3

There is absolutely no doubt that routers have improved immensely over the years. Well, the Securifi Almond 3 takes things even further. This wireless AC router is compatible with the Zigbee smart home technology, so it can be used in conjunction with a wide array of devices and gadgets. The newest addition is the unit’s built-in siren. The siren can be configured to trigger for a variety of different reasons, so you can rest assured knowing nobody will be able to stroll through your home, without you knowing about.

Although the Securifi Almond 3 doesn’t seem stunning initially, its smart home compatibility makes it a great addition to any smart home. With the Philips Hue LEDs and the Securifi’s siren, you’ll have an entire burglar alarm system for your home.

Looking Forward

Although the performance of these products remains unknown, they’re definitely a step in the right direction. Each is capable of further protecting your home and enhancing your night’s sleep. If you can wait for their release, doing so may prove to be very wise.

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