Rachel Drake

Rachel reports on advancements in the home security and automation industry. From new technology to game-changing acquisitions, Rachel covers all the latest.

Posts by Rachel Drake

Protect America Helps Local Charities

Protect America Partners with Universities to Help Local Charities

Rachel Drake | Apr 25, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

A leading home security provider, Protect America, has developed the “Pay It Forward” program which has helped students and local charities across the United States. This program allows marketing and advertising students at major universities…

Korner Home Security

New Home Security Product, Korner, Launches IndieGogo Crowdfunding Campaign

Rachel Drake | Apr 25, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

We are excited to introduce a home security system that may fill a void in the security system market. Korner, launching their Indiegogo campaign today, is a home security system that was designed to be…

Runaway FedEx Van

VIDEO: Home Security Camera Catches FedEx Driver Chasing His Delivery Van

Rachel Drake | Apr 22, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

We have seen security cameras capture all types of things – bored pets at home, potential break ins, mischievous loiterers, and a variety of crimes. But what this security camera caught is definitely a first…

iControl acquires Piper

Crowdfunded App, Piper, Acquired by Seasoned Home Security Company iControl

Rachel Drake | Apr 15, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

Today iControl, a company that specializes in interactive home security and energy management, announced the acquisition of BlacSumac, the company that created Piper. When we first found Piper back in the days of its IndieGogo…