Many modern home security systems connect into your home networking environment and can actively send alerts and other information to your internet connected devices. As you start connecting your specific selection of security monitoring devices you soon or later need to address the range and signal strength of your network. Most of us have spent a few frustrating Sundays trying to get our different computers and devices to successfully communicate on our wireless network. Recently, I simply gave up on getting my wireless signal to reach the far side of the house and I turned to “Power-Line Networking” as the solution.
Power-line networking is based on the concept of “no new wires.” You almost always have an electrical outlet near a computer. In power-line networking, you connect your computers to one another through the same outlet.
Here are the advantages of a power-line network:
The latest generation of Power-Line network products has a very fast transfer speed and can utilize good old standard USB ports or standard Ethernet. So if you have wireless network problems and just can’t get that remote device to connect…. then it is time to think Power-Line networking.