The beams of light that security systems use are often referred to as point-to-point beams. As an early warning system, security beams allow stakeholders to quickly ascertain whether or not there is an intruder on the property. Mounted on a wall or fence, the transmitter sends out a pulsed beam of infrared light processed by the receiver. If an intruder breaks this beam of invisible light, an alarm will sound, alerting the security staff to the presence of any intruders.
Where are Security Beams Used?
Security beams are most commonly used for perimeter security protection. They can also used in high-risk areas such as driveways, poorly lit areas, and walkways.