5 Home Security Apps for Android and iOS Devices
Mobile apps have bolstered Home Security Systems with unfathomable power that allows you to monitor your house security in your absence. These 5 Home Security mobile apps for Android and iOS devices can offer you the much-needed peace of mind with a real-time surveillance of your house while you work in the office.
- Vivint Sky App
Vivint Sky offers a security system that is more than just a monitoring tool as it also allows you to unlock or lock doors and household appliances. So, while you monitor your doorbell cameras and security cameras, the security app also lets you control your smart thermostats, door & window sensors, smoke detectors, and much more, all for a modest monthly fee. In case you have a nanny or babysitter coming by and don’t have the keys, Vivint Sky will contact you via a video feed to the app, and you can unlock the door with one click on Vivint Sky App. To top it all the home security app even features alerts if you ever forget to lock your doors in a hurry. The only drawback to the app is that it’s not available with Blackberry, which isn’t a problem for iOS and Android users.
- Piper Mobile
Piper is one of the “first all-in-one home automation and security system” that isn’t limited to house surveillance and offers you a total control of your house with one icon click. Once you purchase the Piper hardware, you can access and control pretty much every aspect of your house with their free home security app. You can live stream and record surveillance videos, control lights and appliances, monitor your home’s temperature, humidity, set up security rules, and more. In a nutshell, the home security app offers you a well monitored and temperature controlled home.
- LifeShield Interactive App
If you’re a frequent traveler and often find yourself wondering if you locked a certain window or not, this home security app will relieve you of all such worries. Created by DIRECTV® home security company, LifeShield Interactive App allows you to “arm, disarm, and monitor” your home from anywhere in the world. You can also create and manage unique access codes for visitors such as the babysitter or dog-walker and track their arrival times. In its latest update, the app offers iPhone X support, advanced camera motion detection feature and other minor bug fixes and improvements. So unless you’re a Blackberry user who still doesn’t have access to this security system, this home security app is the answer to all your security solutions.
If you’re looking for a surveillance app that boasts robust features and is super-easy to use, look no more. Reolink offers you surveillance of up to 16 different cameras whose footage can be captured and recorded remotely. You can even control the cameras themselves (pan or tilt them), enable motion-triggered recording, save captured images and schedule video recordings, all from your smartphone. Its super easy to use interface makes it perfect for individuals that aren’t too familiar with technology yet require a well-controlled modern security system.
- eSecure 2.0
The home security solution offers the duality of live streaming and remote control security your home or business in one single app. Yet another impressive feature of this home security app allows you to create user profiles for every house member, and manage their system user codes. Other features include remote surveillance with eSecure cameras, lights and thermostat controls and locking and unlocking doors. In case of any unusual activity occurring in your house such as a rapid jump or drop in temperature, eSecure service will notify within second via email alerts. The home security app even allows you to create restricted areas for kids or housekeepers and you are alerted as soon as there’s a movement in that area.