Security companies offer a range of products to ensure safety around the house. These range from interactive solutions that allows one to arm and disarm the system when not in your house, switch on lights and thermostats, and receive instant notifications via text or email regarding the system. ADT home security also provides burglary, fire and carbon monoxide protection. The user is connected to the company 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Video monitoring covers all the rooms in the house and can be viewed whenever needed. Camera systems offer the option of viewing up to thirty days’ worth of footage and it is possible to check what is going on in the house from anywhere in the world. Information can be stored for later viewing. Video can be viewed on either a web-enabled phone or Personal Digital Assistant from anywhere in the world in real time. Data encryption and other features ensure that video is safe and private.
Personal attack buttons connect to the company and pushing the button will alert them to an emergency. Monitoring centers are interconnected to provide safety backups in case one centre fails. A temperature monitor senses unsafe changes in temperature sends a warning should this occur. This is situated at the base station. Temperature changes could possibly indicate a safety risk or fire hazard and will be investigated by trained personnel. Entry and exit point notification is done by varying chime modes.
ADT Advisors are available to evaluate and assess needs and offer advice as to the specific needs of the customer. ADT home security package consists of intruder alarm, personal attack alarm and fire protection. These security systems are in general linked up to the Alarm Receiving Centres and are sold to home owners with a 36 months service agreement at a bargain, huge savings on installation costs in return for long term service commitment by the customer.