Alexa, Play me a Pretty Melody

In the coming months, you will hear more and more about in-ceilings brackets and wall mounts for the Amazon Dot, Google Home or the forthcoming Apple HomePod. Imagine being able to tell your device to play you part of your playlist through your…

Why Fire Drills are Necessary in your Home

Fire drill day was always an event in elementary school. With fire alarm sounding, teachers marched the children outside and lined them up against the fence to see how quickly the building could be evacuated. Everyone, from the youngest kindergartener…
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A Home Isn’t Secure Without Environmental Sensors

When we talk about home security, we often think about cameras, alarms, and motion sensors that sound an alarm when someone is trying to break in. Yes, these things are important, but there is a bigger threat to your home, and it is already…
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Why You Need a Camera with 2-way Audio in your Home Security System

In today's age of Skype and Facetime, having a camera with 2-way audio in your home security system may seem like an unnecessary upgrade. However, this system can not only provide an added peace of mind for you; it can give you some unintended…
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3 Reasons Why You Need an Integrated Video Doorbell

One of the most exciting pieces of surveillance technology coming to the market soon is the upgraded, integrated video doorbell. Usually, a video doorbell is designed to alert the owner's cell phone whenever someone pushes the doorbell. Normally,…

Home Security Systems: Everything You Need To Know

Very few people say to themselves, "I want to spend the day learning about home security systems!" Until a break-in happens. And statistically speaking, it is likely to happen. 2 million home burglaries are reported in the US every year. A…
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Access Control 101: What You Need to Know About Security

Security, in your home or business, is about controlling access. Defined as the selective restriction to a place or resource, giving someone access control assumes authorization to use, consume or otherwise control the protected good. Whether…
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2017 Spring iPad Mini Winner!

HS Tech Group is happy to announce that Alexander Santos of White Marsh, Maryland is the Winner of the Spring iPad Mini Contest. When the Santo’s were in the process of building their new home; their builder informed them they would be…
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Why You Need to Upgrade Your Outdated Security Systems

Most people feel confident in their security systems until something goes terribly wrong. Whether it is an outdated system that doesn't work all the time (and you don't arm the system all of the time), the neighborhood watch drops the ball,…

Improving Interior and Exterior Business Security Systems

Business security is not something that can be taken lightly. From various electronic systems to managing the physical aspects of your building’s security, simple upgrades to both the interior and the exterior portions of your security system…
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How to Increase Your Security Presence Using an Electronic Security System and Automation

At HS Tech Group, we want you and your family to be safe. Therefore, we've come up with 10 security tips that you should know and subsequently implement if possible. Does your home have a security system? Even if you've answered yes, there is…

6 Benefits of a Sports Simulator for Home or Office

From sports bars to little league to fantasy football, there is no denying that our culture adores sports. You can get a sports fix with live streamed updates, virtual sporting games, or through good old-fashioned pickup games. Despite this,…