If you own a restaurant or bar, one of the most proactive security measures you can take is to install a security camera system. Restaurants and bars often have a higher risk for crime and theft due to high rate of customer flow, extended open hours and high staff turnover rates. In a recent report, statistics revealed that nearly 75% of all restaurant theft is committed by employees, accounting for nearly $6 million in losses for U.S. restaurants per year.
A properly installed security camera system doesn’t just help prevent theft, it can also help protect your business from
Frustrated customers aren’t happy customers. Displease your customers one time too many times—and no one can predict if that takes only one time, or multiple times—and they probably won’t return to your establishment. When checkout lines are too long, when store shelves or displays are in disarray, when it’s seemingly impossible to find someone to answer a simple question—your patrons, who are the lifeblood of your store, will walk out. And wouldn’t you, if you were in their shoes?
“OK, Google, wake me up at 7 am with Frank Sinatra’s version of Summer Wind, and turn the hall lights up to 50%. Then, hey Siri, what's the temperature today in Modesto? And, Alexa, add English muffins to my grocery order to be delivered tomorrow at 8 am.”
If you think the above exchange sounds a bit improbable and a bit far-fetched, you’re right. Hardly anyone would have all three home assistant devices running their houses. The rest is all spot-on and just the tip of the iceberg in the growing smart home trend. A trend that is spreading across new construction and existing homes, alike.
The fact that many homeowners experience a great deal of anxiety when they’re gone for an extended period or when they go to work is a problem that has to be remedied. Each and every day all over the country, homes are left unsupervised and may be at risk of being burglarized. It’s not surprising to hear stories on the news of innocent families who come home to find their house has been robbed. There are those who take it in stride, assuming it probably won’t happen to them, and that if someone wants to they’ll do it regardless of the preemptive measures taken by the homeowner. A majority of homeowners do want to take the necessary steps to protect their home as much as they are able.