Holiday Safety Gifts

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This is video from Texas last week.

Someone posing as a package delivery man and rings a doorbell and his accomplices hold the family at gunpoint.

It shows danger could be lurking on any doorstep.

Tech gift guide Lindsey Jackson has a look at some perfect gift ideas with safety in mind.

Canary all-in-one home security system

  • This is more than just a camera. It protects your home with sirens, motion-activated recording, auto-arm/disarm and automatic connection to your local authorities.
  • There's a live camera feed you can watch from your phone remotely. We could possibly set one of these up at a different location (even somewhere else within the station) and show a live feed.

Chamberlain MyQ Garage

  • Open or close your garage door on the go with the MyQ Garage app, plus get custom alerts when your garage door opens or closes.


Kwikset Kevo Door Lock

  • Turn your smartphone into an electronic house key and unlock a door with the simple touch of your hand when your phone is nearby.
  • Send guests or family a temporary electronic key, so they can let themselves in if needed.


Belkin Light Switch

  • Turn house lights on and off using a compatible mobile device, program them to turn on and off automatically, and check the status of the lights at any time while on the go.


Google Home

  • You have enough to do, let someone else help you around the house! Enjoy music with a simple voice command. Get answers to things like the latest weather, traffic, finance, sports and more. Plus, you can sync your Nest thermostat and control your home temperature with a voice command.
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