NIFTY GAD­GETS

If you’re not in the mar­ket for a ded­i­cated se­cu­rity sys­tem, check out these de­vices for im­proved se­cu­rity.

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• A smoke and car­bon mon­i­tor alerts you to fire. Go to www.takealot. com • See who’s at the door with­out hav­ing to open it with a video door­bell. Look for a model that of­fers a high res­o­lu­tion (1080p),aw­ide-an­gle­lens(140-180 de­grees), night-vi­sion range of 25Ft, and cloud stor­age for recorded video. • Smart locks – choose be­tween a ra­dio fre­quency card or PIN code to op­er­ate the lock. It’s for doors that open in­wardly only, and some come with a tam­per alarm. Yale key­less smart lock, from www. takealot.com • A pool alarm mon­i­tors ac­tiv­ity in your pool. Visit www.swim­world.co.za • In­visiBars are clear poly­car­bon­ate bars cus­tom-fit­ted to your win­dows. They work like stan­dard steel bur­glar bars. Find them at Thorne Trusted Bar­rier Sys­tems: www.thor­nesa.co.za • Trel­li­dor clear guard are cus­tom­made pro­tec­tive screens for doors and win­dows, and al­low for see-through se­cu­rity. Alu­minium-framed, they’re cor­ro­sion re­sis­tant and suit­able for all lev­els of risk. • With a pet-latch, you don’t need to in­stall a per­ma­nent dog door, which is a se­cu­rity threat. Go to www.lock­latch. co.za, call 082 447 2809 or email info@ lock­latch.co.za • So­lar-pow­ered out­door LED lights are ac­ti­vated by mo­tion de­tec­tors but you can run them at a pre-set time or in light mode. They’re cost­ef­fec­tive as they don’t op­er­ate on elec­tric­ity. From www.led-lights.co.za • Wear­able panic but­ton: The Safe­zones panic but­ton could be your life­line in an emer­gency. You can load as many con­tacts as you like on the mo­bile app, and at the press of a but­ton your emer­gency con­tacts will re­ceive a group panic alert, and your lo­ca­tion, on their phones. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.safe­zones.co.za

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