How does it work?
With award-winning technology, a top-rated app and cloud-based services, Alarm.com allows you to seamlessly control your Security & Smart Home solutions, including Interactive Security, Energy Management, Video Monitoring and Intelligent Automation. Alarm.com also connects with a vast array of smart devices, allowing you to easily control each device with a single mobile app. Unlike traditional home security systems, Alarm.com utilizes GSM cellular networks to ensure uninterrupted monitoring and added peace of mind, even if the phone line is cut and your broadband internet is down.
Keeping your family and home secure is our first job. Unlike other systems that rely on your cable or phone connection, Alarm.com systems have a dedicated cellular connection.
Internet or broadband down?
We've got you covered with battery backup.
Phone line cut? Not an issue.
Alarm.com’s dedicated cellular connection means you can count on reliable, uninterrupted protection.
We are proud to be the #1 largest installed base for home security & control systems anywhere. There’s a reason for that…we changed the game in the residential security landscape with our industry-shattering color touchscreen GC2 panel.
We’ve set the standard again with the introduction of our revolutionary GC3 panel. Read on for a few reasons why 2GIG ought to be your security and home automation system too.
Customers Demand More
Consumers want more from their security system. They want the ability to automate their homes, keeping them apprised of goings-on at the home when they’re away, such as garage and door access, movement within the home, or keeping track of the daily activities of their families—including adults, kids, and pets. They also like the ability to see into their home using cameras, and being able to check and control lighting, heating and air conditioning use, and energy consumption at any time from anywhere.
Home automation and control systems are growing astronomically as the technology becomes more affordable, which makes taking care of the home and loved ones less of a burden, allowing people to do more and enjoy their lives more richly.
Why Alarm.com Is Better than Anything Else on the Market
Alarm.com has been around for over 15 years and it’s the most advanced, secure, and easy to use security alarm system on the market. It’s also ridiculously cool!
Alarm.com lets you know that your home is safe and secure from anywhere in the world. With a smart phone or computer you can check the current status and history of all events within your home. This gives you peace of mind while on that business trip.
Receive notification via email or text message as soon as anything happens in your home. If a door is opened, your sump pump stops working, the gun cabinet is opened, the fire alarm goes off, you’ll know as soon as it happens.
Secure, Dependable Alerting
Alarm.com uses dependable wireless GSM cellular networks with a battery backup to communicate with the central monitoring station. There is nothing a would-be thief can do to prevent the alarm system from notifying the central monitoring station. The phone lines can be cut, the power can be off, your internet connection can be down and all notifications will reach the central monitoring station.
People Are Forgetful
One of the most critical flaws with standard alarm systems is not with the alarm itself. It is that the home owner forgets to arm their system. A traditional alarm system provides no protection or options if the alarm system is not armed.
It is so easy to forget to arm the alarm system when rushing off to the office or taking the kids to soccer practice. The great thing about Alarm.com is that once you reach your destination you can login with your smart phone and arm the system. You can also setup an alert to notify you if the system is not armed at 9 AM on weekdays. In addition, even if your Alarm.com system is not armed, it still tracks all events within your home and sends out real-time notifications. If anything happens within your home, you’ll know about it.
One of the great things about an Alarm.com alarm system is that it helps prevent your home from being burglarized in the first place. It does this in a few ways that a traditional alarm system cannot.
One of the most common crimes is to simply have your garage burglarized after you have forgotten to close the overhead door. To help prevent this, I have setup a real-time notification that alerts me when my garage door has been open for more than 45 minutes. In addition, any time I check the status of my system it tells me immediately if the overhead door is open.
Another way that an Alarm.com system can help to prevent burglaries is by automatically turning on and off lights even if you are not there. It can be used to turn the outside lights on at night and off in the morning. It can also be used to turn bedroom or kitchen lights on and off at set times. All of these can give your home the appearance of being occupied.
Safe, Controlled Access
With an Alarm.com system you can provide safe, controlled access to your home without being there. This means that you can allow contractors or a maid to enter your home while you are at work. You could even remotely lock or unlock the doors or provide them with their own codes to do just that. You will know exactly who it was, when they arrived and when they left. Their access can easily be revoked at any time.
There are so many sensors that work with an Alarm.com system. Besides the standard motion, glass, door, and window sensors, you can add fire, carbon monoxide, temperature or even water sensors. Almost anything within your home can be monitored within your Alarm.com system.
Crash and Smash Protection
The most common way burglars defeat security alarms is by kicking in a door and then smashing your alarm system during the 30 or 45 seconds while it’s waiting for you to disarm it. Other systems are vulnerable to this attack. Only Alarm.com has Crash and Smash protection that protects you from this. With Alarm.com Crash and Smash protection your alarm sends a signal immediately as soon as the door is kicked in telling Alarm.com to stand-by for the disarm signal. If the disarm signal is not received soon afterward Alarm.com assumes your panel has been smashed and calls the police anyway.
Alarm.com enables you to use 2GIG security alarm equipment which is the absolute best on the market. 2GIG is easy to use, it’s the most secure system available on the market today, it has a ton of cool features that other systems lack and it’s completely software based so you get new features added as 2GIG releases them without having to change any of your hardware.