It feels like every week there’s a new story about a smart home being hacked. From a Nest Camera convincing a US family that North Korea was about to attack to an Amazon Echo being turned into a spy device, you’d be forgiven for thinking smart devices aren’t secure.
With the proliferation of home tech, we’ve no doubt that the term “smart home” will be thrown around loosely by marketers and sales people alike. It’s important to know what to look for when you're buying a device.
In essence, a smart home is a home with several inter-connected devices or appliances which you can remotely monitor and control, normally with your smartphone.
We’ve officially waved goodbye to 2018, a momentous year not just for us at Boundary but for the smart home security market in general. Mobile phones have become magic wands for controlling domestic devices, more people than ever are securing their homes with wireless cameras, and many are answering life’s burning questions by shouting “Alexa!!!”
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