Learn About Intercom Systems
High definition intercom systems can be included in your home audio system either during or after installation. With the advancement in smart home technology, there is now a wide variety of intercoms to chose from, such as: wireless intercoms, video intercoms, or intercom phones.. It used to be that an intercom could only be found in a large apartment building or a ridiculous mansion. Today, a simple or not so simple intercom system can be included in a smart home of any size or cost. Republic Elite Integration can help you choose the type of intercom to fit your needs and wants; one of REI’s trained professionals can then install your intercom system and instruct you on how to operate it.
Most modern intercom systems come with what is known as an access control system so that residents can first see or even speak to the people on their doorstep before allowing the door to unlock and open via a remote access panel. With a video feed, you can communicate with your guests via your smartphone, tablet, or home computer though a live connection. For communications systems to work smoothly through your wireless intercom, it is important to have a strong Wi-Fi signal that can handle the load of live video streaming without interrupting your regular online use. There are more than a few brands to choose from when it comes to picking out your home intercom, and it can be difficult to narrow down the choices based on your needs, because you may not know what you really need.
For a simple communication system, all you need is the ability to talk to the person on your doorstep. If you want the added security of being able to see who is at your door, you will need a video intercom, which could be a bit more costly than a simple radio. If your home is already equipped with a security system, adding a communication system could be an easy and cost effective process. The benefit of being able to communicate with those outside of your home can keep your family safe from criminals or visitors with malicious intent. With an included access control system, you have the ability to lock and unlock the doors of your home at any time with the touch of a button on a remote or smartphone so that unwelcome guests never even get a glimpse of the inside of your house.
If you are interested in having an intercom installed in your home, contact Republic Elite Integration to learn more about the types of intercoms and what our experienced technicians can do for you and your home. You may think that a smart home is out of your budget or your knowledge, but with help from the right people, bringing your home into the 21st century can be low-cost, simple to install, and easy to maintain.