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How Safe & Secure is a home environment in today’s time? 

Homes are the most sensitive areas as well as prone to threats and crimes specially when senior citizens are alone at home or professionals are away from home for work. In our day-to-day time, we have been witnessing gruesome murders happening in residential areas which raise grave and thorniest concerns for anyone. Hence, an intelligent video surveillance system must be carefully planned out for homes in order to secure your loved ones when you are not present at home. 

How important is it to deploy home automation & security solutions in a house and what difference it can make? 


Now, home makers are recognizing the importance of deploying security solutions and they are seeking total security package to guard against all threats – unauthorized entry in the house, theft, vandalism, parking lot security etc. 


Globally, it has been established that surveillance of the premises helps to deter, protect and investigate a security lapse. It is a complete solution for a resident with just one time Investment.  In this regard entering of global brands like vPinnacle in India is remarking a shift from reactive surveillance to proactive surveillance with more adaptive intelligence built inside the cameras.


What areas according to you are required to be protected in and around a house? 


Video surveillance is important for any kind of residential places. These days, lot of apartments, societies are installing CCTV solutions at their premises to facilitate residents to monitor their property from their mobile phones. 


Furthermore, homes can be small, medium or large sized, and are generally comprised of kitchen, several rooms, balcony, terrace, outdoor, parking lots etc. Based on the needs and location of any residential areas, the surveillance solution can be designed which enables residents to view, manage, and record video and remotely. 


What are the opportunities you see in the Indian market for home automation & security?


We see tremendous demand in home security who wants to install CCTV solutions, VDPs etc. 


We have observed that smart homes use cutting-edge technology to redefine the comfort of home, in today’s scenario. 


Due to increased penetration of broadband, vPinnacle has recently launched slew of Analogue based CCTV cameras and DVRs. Smart homes are all about deploying technology to handle safety and security, visitor management and lifestyle aspects of the home owner. 


What on-site systems & equipments are required to be installed in a house for home automation & security? 


Home CCTV Cameras are becoming a great security precaution for homes throughout the world. CCTV Security Cameras provide many benefits for your family. These Home CCTV cameras can be used to prevent theft, vandalism and destruction of property by providing valuable video of any motion that has occurred. A surveillance camera can be used in a number of different ways within your home. For example, you can use a surveillance camera in order to monitor the activity of your babysitter while you are away.


Similarly, video door phone can indeed help us in reducing crime to greater extent. In India, the awareness & versatility of Video Door Phones is gaining momentum and people have started understanding the necessity for VDP, to secure their residential areas from unauthorized access. You can monitor outdoor movements from your house without unlocking the door that enables you to be present at two places at the same time.  


What new technology can be used to safe guard and secure the house?


Conventional video surveillance systems can record what they see, but they can’t make sense of what they are viewing. The advancement in surveillance technology and its successful implementation in offering a range of CCTV Systems have completely changed the scene of home security in India. Now, it becomes easier to ensure safety at home while you are away.


Now, lot of video analytics based surveillance can be placed at various places at home such as storeroom, cabinet. While there are many potential benefits to using video analytics, the main aim of the technology is to enable surveillance systems to not just capture video footage for post-event investigation, but to actually detect suspicious activity as it happens at various spots. As a result, they automate many investigative tasks such as facial recognition, abandoned object analysis etc. 


vPinnacle surveillance cameras can enable a person to receive image and video intrusion alerts on their email and mobile phones which is a particularly helpful feature in large buildings and infrastructure projects.



What are the future prospects for home automation segment? 


Recent studies forecast the global smart homes will touch $13.4 billion by 2014, growing at a CAGR of 16.5% from 2009 to 2014. The smart home automation ecosystem today focuses primarily on entertainment and utility management, giving users real-time control over almost all the mechanisms in the house. Almost all home devices come equipped with smart cards and wireless connectivity functions.





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