Gallery: Modern home security products feature ingenuity, flair, and plenty of IoT

Abode Essentials Starter Kit

Like the other vendors in this photo gallery, the Abode Essentials Starter Kit contains all of the basic components: gateway device, door/window sensor, remote keyfob, and a motion sensor.

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By Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.