A security key fob is a wireless remote control device nearly identical to those clickers you get with your car. In fact, they perform basically the same function. The wireless remote for your car locks and unlocks the car doors and initializes the built-in security system. It also includes a panic button that blares the horn and flashes the headlights and taillights.
The wireless remote, or key fob, for your home security system arms and disarms the security system in your home. It also includes a panic button that sounds an alarm, which in turn causes the monitoring company to be notified that a security breach or other home emergency is in progress.
But they’re not just for when you exit and enter your home. Seconds count in emergency situations, and having a wireless key fob nearby while you’re inside your home can make a big difference for you and your family.