Contraptions were attached to the front of row homes near the second or third story windows.These devices are actually was one of the countryś first alarm system.
inventor of the modern burglar alarm
Augustus R. Pope invented a new and useful or improved magnetic alarm, to be applied to doors and windows for the purpose of giving an alarm in case of a break-in or burglary.
edwin holmes, manfacturer and entrepenuer
Edwin holmes acquired popeś patent rights in 1857 for u.s $1500 and manufactured the device in his factory on boston masachusetts.
the american telegraph and telephone company
The american telephone telegraph company purchased the burglar business soon after the turn of the 20th century
motion detectors integrated
throughout the century alarm systems became more and more affordable and widley-used ,the next majot technological leap occured in the 1970ś when engineering integrated motion sensing technology with alarm systems.
modern security system
Today homeowners and commercial enterprises have a variety of home and commercial security options.Technology raging from motion sensing to high definition CCTV and shooter detection to make the world a safer and secure place to live in.