While local storage fans will like Oplink's "Cloud-free" approach, its comparatively low-resolution cameras and high monthly fees make it tough to recommend.
If you want a system with excellent cameras, Oplink Security's TripleShield package definitely merits consideration -- but we're not convinced it's worth $19.99 per month.
High monthly fees keep Oplink's Connected Video system from being a true DIY home security contender
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This well-designed DIY security system is impressive, if you can stomach the monthly fees.
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DIY home security startup SimpliSafe has plans to add staff and expand its product line.
Blacksumac's previously preorderable Piper all-in-one home security system is now widely available for sale in the United States.