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Some systems offer both cloud storage and local storage, and some provide a dedicated storage drive that gives you DVR capabilities with time lapse recording, which makes it easy to find a video event that took place at a specific point in time. All of the systems we've tested feature an app that lets you use your smartphone as your command center to arm and disarm the system, create rules, add and delete components, and receive push notifications when alarms are triggered. Most apps also allow you to do things like view live and recorded video, lock and unlock doors, change thermostat settings, and silence alarms. Some apps will even use your phone's location services to automatically arm and disarm the system according to your physical location. The more expensive systems usually come with a wall mounted panel that acts as a communications hub, with a touch screen display that allows you to do everything the app does. The display lets you communicate with a professional monitoring service when an alarm is triggered and view video from any of the installed security cameras.

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The lowest basic ADT plan includes professional monitoring costs $28. 99/mo. It all depends on your home’s security needs. But bear in mind that if danger is detected, professional monitoring services will contact you first if a sensor is triggered. After the security provider has reached out to you and any emergency contacts they’ll contact the police on your behalf. So, the lag time between the triggered sensor and emergency responders getting to your home could be lengthy. On the other hand, unmonitored home security systems will automatically notify you directly when a sensor is triggered. Once you’re notified, you’ll have to determine whether or not it’s a false alarm or if you should call emergency services. DIY home security systems are less expensive because most features and equipment are purchased upfront – such as SimpliSafe’s professional monitoring package is as low as $14. 99/mo. Wireless home security systems work using iInternet or cellular signals to send alerts when sensors are triggered.

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… It raises the awareness of the entire security and home automation industry. ”Boyce said he has four fundamental reasons for believing Defenders will continue to grow no matter the competitive landscape. Number one is that the company is hyper focused on its employees. “Businesses don’t grow; people do,” he said. “We are focused on self improvement. That is the single biggest reason we outgrow the companies we compete with. ”Boyce, a former executive with publicly traded Convergys Corp. and Procter and Gamble, said of Defenders: “I’ve never been anywhere where the commitment to grow talent personally and professionally has been so high. It’s real and tangible. ”To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the company rolled out generous employee perks: It is awarding $20,000 each month this year to one employee who exemplifies the company’s passion or core values. Additionally, it is each month choosing two employees involved in a charitable cause and rewarding them with $20,000 apiece to donate to the charity of their choice.

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