There are quite a few companies offering home security systems today, ranging from self-installation DIY kits to complex surveillance setups that offer real-time videos, emergency alert systems, motion activation, and can serve as a central control unit for automated home systems. Here are four of the top home and video security system companies for 2019.
1. ADT Security
While ADT doesn’t outright sell equipment, they do provide a nice basic setup for those under a three-year monitoring contract. The basic package can be upgraded to the ADT Pulse + Video system, that includes all the premier options including HD cameras, doorbell cameras, motion sensors and much more. Upgrades systems can also be set to operate smart home devices, and ADT also offers medical alert services.
2. Seacoast Security Home Security Systems
Residents in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire have relied on Seacoast Security for more than four decades. The company offers three primary home security systems, with even the most affordable options including control locks, smartphone access, and fire, smoke and carbon monoxide detection. Seacoast’s new I-View Now video security system is top-of-the-line, and medical alert coverage is also available.
3. Vivint Home Security
Vivint’s home security systems each operate with their patented SkyControl Panel, which is a responsive touch screen with encrypted two-way communication abilities. Vivint offers customized packages that can include extra video cameras, motion sensors, smart locks and even garage door protection devices. Customers like the fact that these systems are Alexa and Amazon Echo compatible.
4. SimpliSafe Security
SimpliSafe specializes in DIY smart security systems that are fairly easy to install and use. However, they offer comprehensive features including smart home configuration, video monitoring, a smash-and-crash base station, motion sensors and fire, smoke, flood and carbon monoxide detection. Do-it-yourselfers will enjoy the affordability and ease that these home security systems offer.