Hold On!

Hold Up

Please select a minimum of three sectors in the menu above.

Got It
  • Privacy is a top priority for affluent home-buyers
  • Privacy is a top priority for affluent home-buyers
    Jon Gurinsky (2015) ©
SIGNAL

Privacy is a top priority for affluent home-buyers

Two-thirds of Americans don’t feel safe in their own homes, which makes domestic security a lucrative market. New research suggests privacy is more important than ever, especially for wealthy consumers; it ranks above all other qualities and amenities on the home-buying shopping list.

Canvas8

Related

  • The super rich are living in hidden neighbourhoods The super rich are living in hidden neighbourhoods

    Ever since we began handing over our data online, surveillance has become an accepted part of modern life. In this climate, privacy has become the ultimate luxury, available only to the super-rich – like the residents of Hidden Hills, an exclusive neighbourhood in LA.

  • Cocoon offers simple, affordable home security Cocoon offers simple, affordable home security

    Home security was once considered an elaborate luxury, available only to those who could afford their paranoias. But new products are catering to new needs. Cocoon makes peace of mind around home security affordable and simple; it's as cheap as a PlayStation, and just as easy to set up.

  • Article image Why are we welcoming CCTV into our homes?

    CCTV surveillance is almost inescapable in modern Britain. Yet despite calls for a curb on cameras, more and more are being installed – and not just by local authorities, but by regular citizens too. Are we feeling more vulnerable in our homes? And does CCTV actually make us feel safer?

  • Article image CUJO: securing your smart home from cyber threats

    In 2014, 110 million US adults were hacked. As we fill our homes with smart lights and thermostats, heightened connectivity is bringing heightened insecurity. A guard dog for the digital age, CUJO is designed to keep the connected home secure from cyber-threats. But are our homes really at risk?