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EASY WAYS TO HOME SECURITY THAT IS STREETS AHEAD With almost one quarter (23%) of Britons now owning one or more smart-home devices the industry is booming and users are demanding more easy-to-use and innovative home technology.

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ecurity experts at RISCO Group are making it easier to bring cutting-edge security into the home by offering their latest appcontrolled and cloud-based system without the upheaval or expense of replacing the entire system. Home-owners can benefit from the some of the most innovative and police-approved technology on the market and only replace their existing keypad and control panel. Upgrading an older system futureproofs a home with the latest equipment and the use of cloud technology means future smart home automation can easily be added as innovations continue to advance.

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The RISCO LightSYS™ 2 security system allows users to secure their home with the touch of a button on their phone via a simple-to-use app ensuring that an empty property, or one housing loved ones or valued items, is safe and secure.

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“This system allows users to see what’s happening in their property from anywhere which is not just a great deterrent against intruders but also provides reassurance that children are home from school, older family members are safe and even that pets are not misbehaving.”

Push notifications alert home-owners if there is an intruder so they can take action to notify emergency services immediately, contact a neighbour or return home. Optional accessories include video verification which enables homeowners to view the inside or outside of a property in real-time through live streaming and check whether there has been a genuine break in or a false alarm. Greg Smith, marketing manager for the RISCO Group UK & Ireland, explains: “We know that a lot of people would love to enjoy the benefits of a more modern and advanced system which includes enhanced features but is still easy to use and fits into modern lifestyles. “These days people do not just want to protect their houses when they’re out, but also want the peace of mind that their families are safe in the home. This system allows users to see what’s happening in their property from anywhere which is not just a great deterrent against intruders but also provides reassurance that children are home from school, older family members are safe and even that pets are not misbehaving.” “All this is now possible without the disruption of replacing the whole system and the costs associated with

“This is the only app-based home security system with the ‘Secured by Design’ seal of approval awarded by the police for equipment that designs out crime and the fear of crime, providing the ultimate peace-of-mind.” replacing sounders and detectors, providing a cost-effective way of upgrading systems which are 20, 30 and sometimes 40 years old.” Greg adds: “This is the only appbased home security system with the ‘Secured by Design’ seal of approval awarded by the police for equipment that designs out crime and the fear of crime, providing the ultimate peaceof-mind.” A portal has been developed with more details about the new system and where to find the nearest RISCO installer who will be equipped and qualified to install LightSYS™2 control panels and keypads. For more information visit https://alarm.riscogroup.com/ en-GB/upgrade-your-old-alarmsystem.

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