Alarm & Monitoring

Alarm systems represent a fundamental component of security infrastructure. Leveraging basic open/close relays, these systems detect changes in state among armed devices, promptly triggering an alarm. These devices range from instantaneous, like door contacts, to motion-based, such as motion sensors or window break detectors. To ensure swift response, multiple communication channels can be programmed to relay alarms to the monitoring station, law enforcement agencies, and the customer.

Here's a breakdown of what alarm systems do:

Detection of Intrusion: Alarm systems use sensors such as door/window contacts, motion detectors, and glass break sensors to detect unauthorized entry into a property. When a sensor is triggered, it sends a signal to the control panel, initiating an alarm response.

Alerting Authorities: In the event of a security breach, alarm systems can be programmed to alert local authorities, such as the police or fire department, for rapid response. This helps to minimize the risk of theft, vandalism, or property damage.

Notification to Property Owners: Alarm systems can also notify property owners or designated contacts of security breaches via various methods, including phone calls, text messages, or mobile app notifications. This enables homeowners or business owners to take immediate action and assess the situation.

Deterrent to Intruders: The presence of an alarm system acts as a deterrent to potential intruders. Visible alarm signage and audible sirens signal to would-be burglars that the property is protected, often deterring them from attempting a break-in.

Integration with Other Systems: Modern alarm systems can integrate with other security and smart home devices, such as surveillance cameras, access control systems, and smart locks. This allows for centralized control and monitoring of all security features from a single interface, enhancing overall security and convenience.

Protection Against Fire and Environmental Hazards: In addition to intrusion detection, alarm systems can also include sensors for smoke, heat, carbon monoxide, and water leaks. This early detection of fire or environmental hazards can save lives and minimize property damage.

Overall, alarm systems provide comprehensive security solutions to protect homes, businesses, and occupants from various threats, offering peace of mind and ensuring a swift and effective response to emergencies.

 

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Key Features

  • App access to arm/disarm and view event log
  • When alarm is trigged creates a loud siren-like sound effect on phone
  • Program users for multiple family members or to track staff activity 
  • Wireless devices to eliminate cable being damaged
  • Integrates with CO/CO2, Smoke and Flood devices
  • Great solution for commercial or residential
  • Monthly Monitoring available 

 

Alarm Touchscreen Panel

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App Access

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MONITORING STARTING AT - $39/month