Which? reviews the Piper home security systemPiper allows you to remotely monitor your home
22 January 2015
The Piper is a home security gadget that enables you to monitor your home remotely using your smartphone or tablet.
It can detect and alert you to sounds, movements and even changes in temperature in your home.
We've tried it at home to weigh up its strengths and weaknesses - find out our verdict by reading our full Piper home security system review.
Monitor your home remotely
The Piper is a compact video monitor that detects movement, sound and temperature changes. It connects to your household wi-fi and you can monitor it remotely via an app on your tablet or smartphone.
You can set it in various modes to suit whether you're in the house, at work or away on holiday and you can tell it what to do in each instance if motion, sound or a change in temperature is detected. The built-in camera gives a 180° view of the room it is placed in and as well as recording, you can watch live video via the app on your tablet or smartphone.
But is it good enough to replace your burglar alarm? Read our Piper review for our first look verdict.
You can also check out our review of the best burglar alarm brands, based on a survey of Which? members.