The Future of Home Security & Automation

Planning for the future is important; whether that means creating a special savings account for a rainy day or a college fund for your child, making a plan and sticking to it is always a good idea.

Home security isn’t new, but its integration with smartphone technology to simplify and optimize ease of use is. Moving forward things will only continue to become more integrated with things we already use. Here’s what you can expect in terms of home security within the next few years:

Smart detectors/surveillance

It seems fairly obvious in this day and age that smart home security cameras are only going to get better from here. Even now, a few manufacturers are beginning to unveil motion-activated cameras that are able to distinguish between your dog rooting around in your garbage can and an actual thief.

The next phase of cameras will go a step beyond this and incorporate other environmental factors such as air quality, temperature, and vocal-recognition sensors that have the capacity to learn different contexts that happen in your home depending upon the time of day and season.

Burglar alarms

Inter-connectivity has other advantages, too. In the not-too-distant future, your home burglar alarm system could be directly linked to a criminal database and have the capability to run face-recognition software.

Combine these together and, instead of just blaring sounds or disorienting strobe lights, your system can actually address the intruder by name and immediately send the data to the authorities.’ (Courtni Wisenbaker-Scheel,

Here at Henderson Security we can help create a safer present for you and your family, and maintain that safety for the future. Contact us to learn more.