Pop quiz: How many American homes will be burglarized by the time you finish reading this post?
That depends how quickly you read. But there’s a burglary every 13 seconds in the US, so unless you’re a speed reader, the answer is quite a few. And, according to the numbers, one of those homes or apartments could be yours.
If you’re like us, home and family are sacred. That’s why we find it shocking how common burglary is. But here’s the kicker: The security system was turned off in 41% of burglarized homes that had a system installed when they were broken into.
Wait a second. 2 million homes are burglarized every year and people with security systems aren’t turning them on? What’s wrong with this picture?
It’s the security problem we built Angee to fix. It’s also why we put together this video of 10 shocking home security facts. In other words, 10 reasons why you need Angee at home. Take a look. But you might want to lock your door first.
Please take a moment to learn more about our Kickstarter campaign. We’re revolutionizing home security by making it smarter and more autonomous than ever before, with voice control, complete perimeter monitoring, 360° rotation, night vision, pattern recognition, a mobile app, and so much more. All in a device just a little bigger than your iPhone.
Maybe it seems like we’re obsessed with security (or statistics), but really we just love knowing everything’s okay at home. And we like the idea of technologies that integrate seamlessly into our daily lives and bring actual value.