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Keeping You Aware & Worry-Free

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Your home has a lot to tell you since, thanks to the technology available through smart home security, it now has a voice. It can keep you aware of everything that occurs in your home from fires to teenagers’ parties, no matter where you are, through real-time text and video alerts.  In extreme cases, like [...]

Springtime Smart Security Benefits

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Spring is here and with it comes the motivation to start cleaning projects and new home improvements. This year, many homeowners are considering updating their smart home technology. By integrating a security system with advanced technology, you can create a smart home that will provide better protection for you and your family, while also offering the [...]

Securing Your Home’s Exterior

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I am amazed by how many extraordinary homes in which I have been asked to provide risk assessments that the homeowner and/or their security system provider had not covered the exterior area of the residence. Most homeowners in this area have invested heavily in their new homes’ exterior areas to make the outside of them [...]

Smart Home Summer Safety Tips

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Summer break is an exciting time for our children, but it also creates an all new set of stress for parents who cannot be home with them during the day. If you have ever wondered how you can be in more than one place at a time to keep an eye on things, the answer [...]

Touch ID for Honeywell Total Connect

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In the Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 release for Apple iOS devices, Honeywell launched a new Touch ID login feature. In case you haven’t heard of it, it lets users log in with a fingerprint instead of a username and password. Over 85% of Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 Apple iOS users have a Touch ID enabled device, [...]

Live Video Monitoring

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Increasingly, consumers expect to have real-time information at their fingertips. To meet those expectations, Honeywell has developed Total Connect Cameras that allow you to watch live video feeds and receive real-time video alerts. Honeywell’s indoor and outdoor IP cameras can be installed easily with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) push-button enrollment. Featuring the latest industry leading security [...]

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Why Smart Thermostats Matter

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Each time we open our electric bill, we become acutely aware of how much the summer heat of Florida costs us as we try to remain cool. One way to save during those warm spells is to sweat it out and hope that it ends soon, which, in this area, is usually shortly after Christmas. [...]

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Is Your Security System Prepared for a Hurricane?

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Although we have a hurricane season and tourist season here in the Tampa Bay area, storms are ever present. They are a fact of life year round, and each one can wreck havoc on your home or business. Most of the suggestions homeowners receive about being prepared for these acts of nature do not mention [...]

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Updating Your Home Security System

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At one time, most homeowners viewed a security system as a good door lock. However, over the years, much has changed; and in the present world, everyone has become conscious of how important security is to their lives and well being. It is a sad fact that a burglary occurs in this country every fourteen [...]

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Test Drive Honeywell’s Total Connect

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“Do you want to go for a test drive?” You often hear this from a car sales person when you are contemplating whether or not to buy that car. Often times, the test drive will solidify your purchasing decision. To help showcase remote services, Honeywell have developed a “Test Drive” interactive demo feature for the iPhone. [...]