past, we may have been less willing to suggest that a homeowner consider
installing a video camera system as part of holiday protection measures. Annually, we make a point to share security
tips because the end of the year presents a time where gifts are around the
Christmas tree, creating situations where burglars may consider breaking
happened in terms of video surveillance systems is their growing acceptability
in homes. We all know that commercial
establishments have accepted cameras for years, and used them as a deterrent
and to help share images with law enforcement to capture criminals. But homeowners have been less willing to put
video systems in. There were two main reasons for this: high cost of the
product and installation, and privacy issues (not wanting a camera watching as
you walk around your own house).
impediments have slowly evaporated, and now there has been a trend of homes
installing video surveillance systems. Given the time of year, the gift of
video security might be something that ESA members could suggest to prospective
customers. What video offers beyond a traditional system is the added
reliability of providing evidence in the apprehension of a perpetrator. Now THAT’s
a nice gift.
your customers think. It might be just what they’re looking for.