Recently on the EBS Security blog we’ve been posting a lot about smart homes. Smart home security options, smart home locks, and the benefits and disadvantages of converting your home into a smart home.

But one of the most important factors in whether you’re going to convert your home into a smart home or not should be ‘Can your smart home keep you safe?’

So what makes a home a smart home? A smart home is a residence that has appliances, heating, air conditioning, TVs, computer and other systems that are capable of communicating with each other. These systems can also be controlled by a time schedule from any room in the house, and through phone or internet.

This infographic from provides a deeper look into the benefits of owning a smart home.