Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Monitoring is a term used to describe the building, modifying, repairing, or monitoring of an alarm system without the use of "experts" or "professionals". With the growth of wireless security system monitoring products that are primarily battery-operated, home and business security has finally become DIY friendly and safe.
Receive Text and Email Notifications of Events When They Happen!
GeoServices (Intelligent Reminders)
Sensor Left Open
Energy Management Home Automation
Remotely Control Your Home Automation from Anywhere at Anytime!
Garage Door Control
Weather to the Panel
Severe Weather Alerts
View Your Alarm.com Security Cameras at Anytime from Anywhere!
Live Video Monitoring
Customizable Video Clip Recording and Alerts
Video Clip Playback
Remote Video Storage
GEOARM Alarm.com Services Defined;
Wireless Signal Forwarding: Primary or Redundant - Enables wireless alarm signal communication to the GEOARM central station as the primary or redundant signal path. No phone line or internet connection is needed.
Crash & Smash Protection - – Alarm.com exclusive and patented technology, enables alarm signal transmission to the GEOARM central station even if the security system is destroyed or disabled by an intruder. This happens during the dialer delay period on the wireless signal forwarding (WSF) plan and during dialer delay period, entry delay or alarm dialing process on the basic interactive (BI), advanced interactive (AI) and interative gold (IG) plans
Remote Arming/Disarming - Arm/disarm system remotely via web or mobile apps.
System Status and Summary of Recent Activity - View an at-a-glance summary showing the current system status and any recent activity at the property via web or mobile apps.
User Code Management - Add/delete/edit user codes remotely, and track which users arm/disarm the system at what times. For systems with multiple partitions, choose which partition(s) each user code can access.
Searchable 60-Day Event History - Search a 60-day history of events reported by the system, including alarms and other activity, via web or mobile apps. Customize the time frame of the search, and filter by device or event type. Download results as HTML or Excel files.
Multiple Permission-Based Web Logins - Create different "sub-users" for the account and grant varying levels of permissions for each user to view/change various settings in the Alarm.com online account.
Multiple Partition Support - For compatible GE Concord and NetworX control panels with multiple partitions, arm or disarm individual partitions via the web, add and assign new user codes to a specific set of partitions, see which sensors are in which partition, and filter the online event history by partition.
Multi-System Access - Access multiple security systems from a single account through a convenient drop-down menu in the Alarm.com online account and mobile apps.
Alarms - Receive email/text message notifications for any type of alarm reported by the security system. Through the Alarm.com online account, customize which types of alarms result in notifications. (These automated alarm alerts are in addition to and independent of the
emergency response services provided by the GEOARM central monitoring station.)
Arming/Disarming - Receive email/text message notifications when the security system is armed or disarmed. For arming/disarming at the panel, the event notification includes the person's name whose user code was entered via the panel keypad. For arming/disarming with the mobile app, the notification indicates the name of the system, such as "Bill's Home".
System Events - Receive email/text message notifications for power failures, sensor tampers and malfunctions, panel low battery, and other types of system events.
No-Show Alerts - Receive email/text message notifications if a certain person did not disarm the security system during selected times on chosen days.
Arming Reminders - Receive email/text message notifications if the security system is not armed by a particular time on chosen days. (For commercial service plans, an Arming Supervision feature provides similar capabilities that are designed specifically for commercial users. See the Arming Supervision feature under Commercial Features for more information.)
Geo-Services - Intelligently trigger arming reminders and events based on Geo-Fence settings and mobile phone location.
24 x 7 Sensor Activity - Even when the security system is disarmed, receive email/text message notifications for non-alarm activity reported by sensors including: door, window, cabinet, motion, and other various sensors. Notifications are sent to selected recipients when specified activity is detected. Times when sensor activity should send a notification are customizable. (The Alarm.com module communicates ALL sensor and system activity that occurs 24/7 to Alarm.com's Network Operations Centers, then sends customized notifications to selected recipients.)
Sensor-Left-Open - Receive email/text message notifications if a particular door, cabinet, or window sensor is left open for an extended period during specified time frames. Receive a Restoral Notification once the sensor is closed again.
Severe Weather Alerts - Available within the United States, receive alerts from the National Weather Service—directly on the security control panel screen—if there is an approaching tornado, tsunami or fire.
Weather to the Panel - Get current weather and up to 6-day weather forecasts displayed on the security control panel screen and keypads.
Voice Notifications for Alarms - Get automated phone notifications for alarm events.
Voice Notifications for Non-Alarms - Get automated phone notifications for non-alarm sensor activity, including door openings, motion detection, etc
Lights - Send commands to turn lights on/off via web or mobile apps. Create automated light schedules to have specific lights turn on at certain times, for specified lengths of time. Create rules so a specific light turns on if a certain sensor is activated. Also, create even-triggered light rules based on arming/diarming and system activity and also set up custom automation rules.
Locks - Remotely control door locks via web or mobile apps, see lock status (locked/unlocked) and receive email/text message notifications when a lock is accessed by a specific user. Also, set up automated locking/unlocking based on security system arming/disarming and trigger video recording when locking/unlocking door.
Thermostats - Remotely control thermostat(s) via web or mobile apps and easily create custom schedules to set temperatures based on time of day, day of week, activity patterns and the status of the security system to make properties run more efficiently. Receive real-time email/text message notifications when a thermostat setting is changed or the temperature goes out of range. Access energy-saving tools like Energy Assistant, Savings Estimator and Extreme Temps to help reduce energy usage and save money.
Garage Doors - Remotely manage and control garage doors via web or mobile apps. View garage door status, receive garage door alerts and close automatically when system is armed.
Energy Monitoring - Track energy usage for the whole home and for individual energy-consuming devices. Allows for measurement of actual impact of Alarm.com energy-saving features.
LiftMaster® Integration - Integration with any supported LiftMaster product. (e.g. To control LiftMaster Garage Door Openers, Garage Doors AND LiftMaster Integration add-ons need to be added to the account.)
Lutron® Integration - Integration with any supported Lutron product. (e.g. To control Lutron Lights, Lights AND Lutron Integration add-ons need
to be added to the account.)
Image Capture on Alarm - Capture motion activated images during system alarm events; up to 5 sets of images are automatically uploaded per event.
Image Capture on Disarm - Capture images during disarm events. Images can be uploaded to the image gallery.
Daily Views Rules - Create rules to upload and send motion activated images captured during a specific time period.
On-Demand Peek-In - Request system images on-demand to be uploaded immediately or upon next motion detection.
Additional Image Upload - Upload additional images that were captured by the sensors and not automatically uploaded, such as extra alarm, entry delay or disarm images.
Image Alerts - Receive email/text message image alerts on images captured during alarms, Daily Views, or Peek-In requests.
Live Video Monitoring - View live video simultaneously via the Alarm.com online account and mobile apps. (If using Alarm.com Pan/Tilt cameras, remote Pan/Tilt controls are supported on the Alarm.com website and mobile apps.)
Customizable Video Clip Recording and Alerts - Create video recording settings based on security system events, video motion detection, time of day, lock status or Geo-Fence settings. Receive email/text message notifications, including optional video clip attachments for instant playback via web and mobile apps, whenever new video is recorded.
Video Clip Playback - – Watch recorded video clips on the Alarm.com online account, as email/text message notification attachments, or via Alarm.com’s mobile apps.
Remote Video Storage - – Video is stored via Alarm.com's secure, hosted off-site-server - no local PC or video server required. However, users can view and download stored video clips to a local computer. A video clip can also be protected from being overwritten by newer clips once the remote video storage limit has been reached.
Interactive Services/Mobile Apps
GeoArm customers probably already use a computer to manage their bank account or check the latest news, and with Alarm.com, it's just as easy to protect the places and people that matter most to them. Alarm.com's customer website, mobile site, and free mobile apps for iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android devices allow customers to control their system from the web and on the go.
Crash & Smash Protection
"Crash & Smash" attacks aren't just threats - they're real. With Alarm.com's exclusive, patented Crash & Smash Protection technology, GeoArm customers are always protected.
Alarm.com Image Sensor
GeoArm customers can utilize the breakthrough technology with the Alarm.com Image Sensor. This wireless PIR (Passive Infrared) motion sensor with built-in still camera provides affordable, reliable motion activated snapshot images so they can see what's happening at their property any time, day or night.
GeoArm customers can control their energy usuage and cut energy costs without having to compromise their lifestyles. With Alarm.com's Energy Management solutions, you can conserve more energy as well as have more control and insight into your home or business.
Alarm.com makes it easier than ever, to empower yourself to control intelligent automation of lights, locks, window treatments, thermostats, garage doors and other small appliances. Alarm.com emPower home automation services are fully integrated, for simple management.
Alarm.com security cameras can stream live video wirelessly, sense movement, save recorded clips, and trigger email and text message notifications to provide peace of mind, day and night. Alarm.com's suite of IP video cameras and video monitoring services fit every clients wants.