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18 Low Tech Home Security Innovations

From Portable Personal Safes to Safety-Enhancing Door Locks

— September 27, 2016 — Art & Design
These low tech home security innovations range from cleverly designed deadbolt locks to fences and window coverings that deter intruders while doubling as eye-catching design accents.

In addition to memorable examples like the 'Bowley,' -- a lock that ensures maximum performance for home owners -- other standouts include personal safes that are designed to be both discreet and portable in their appearance.

Furthermore, other notable low tech home security inventions include barricading door locks like the concept designed by China-based creatives Lorenzo Lee and kʌ’loka. Featuring a horizontal mechanism, the door lock appears sleek and modern while simultaneously working to keep a home's entry point barricaded and protected. Appealing to those seeking safety and reassurance, these innovations are cleverly designed and effective while remaining accessible and affordable for the masses.
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Package-Protecting Disks
Package-Protecting Disks
The Package Guard Sounds An Alarm When Someone Tries to Steal a Package
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Window-Monitoring Security Systems
Window-Monitoring Security Systems
The Smanos S105 System is Connected to Window and Door Sensors
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Light Fixture Security Systems
Light Fixture Security Systems
The Zmodo Smart Door Light Offers Total Customization
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Vertical Sleek Shutters
Vertical Sleek Shutters
These Shutters Open Up Vertically Rather Than Horizontally
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Fire-Detecting Door Handles
Fire-Detecting Door Handles
The 'Bleep' Door Knob Handle Whistles to Warn of Fire
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Thrifty Home Security Systems
Thrifty Home Security Systems
The 'Korner' Home Security System Costs Less Than $100
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Vibration-Sensing Door Alarms
Vibration-Sensing Door Alarms
Sabre's 'Door Handle Alarm' is an Affordable Way to Keep Homes Safe
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Deadbolt-Disabling Keys
Deadbolt-Disabling Keys
The Shomer Tec Kwikset Killer Key Permanently Disables Locks
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Barricading Door Locks
Barricading Door Locks
This Door Handle Lock Has a Unique Mechanical Locking Process
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Retractable House Gates
Retractable House Gates
The Fancy Fences Creatively Disappear into the Ground for Automatic Entry
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Extra-Security Door Locks
Extra-Security Door Locks
This Door Handle Combines Two Different Security Features
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Portable Personal Safes
Portable Personal Safes
The '5900D SafeSpace' is a Portable Lock Box That is Made for Travelling
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Motion-Sensing Security Cameras
Motion-Sensing Security Cameras
The Novi Home Security Kit Offers Close Monitoring Through an App
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Smartphone Lock Boxes
Smartphone Lock Boxes
'Just Us. No Phones.' Helps Consumers Disconnect from Their Smartphones
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Potato-Powered Security Systems
Potato-Powered Security Systems
The PIA Alarm System Can Operate with Power from a Potato
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Anti-Tampering Deadbolts
Anti-Tampering Deadbolts
The Bowley Lock is a Home Security Door Lock Designed for Performance
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Discreet Security Cameras
Discreet Security Cameras
The Kuna Toucan Device Can Be Attached to Walls and Lighting Fixtures
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Temporary Door Locks
Temporary Door Locks
The 'Easylock' is a Convenient Security Solution for Travelers and Renters
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