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Home Security Terms

 

To shed some light on some of the jargon used, we’ve put together a glossary of terms to help you find the right security set up for your home, from alarms to sensors and other security technology.

 

Home Security Alarms
  • 1. Arming and Disarming
  • 2. Alarm Panel
  • 3. Alarm System

Alarm Devices
  • 4. Automatic Dialler
  • 5. Local Alarm
  • 6. Silent Alarm
Secure Entry Systems
  • 7. Biometrics
  • 8. Door and Window Lock
  • 9. Key Fob
  • 10. Key Pad
  • 11. Video Doorbell

Security Sensors
  • 12. Contact Sensor/Detector
  • 13. Glass Breakage Detector
  • 14. Motion/Movement Sensor
  • 15. Vibration Detector
  • 16. Zones
Other Security Technology
  • 17. Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC)
  • 18. Cloud
  • 19. DVR (Digital Video Recorder)
  • 20. RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)
  • 21. Security Camera
  • 22. Surveillance Camera
  • 23. Security Lights
  • 24. Smart Security

If you’ve found this security glossary of terms useful, we’ve got more advice on security and fire safety on Trade Corner.