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The system is a good one for the money spent. See a more in depth Vivint review here. ADT is a well known household name, but what makes it one of the best home security systems?It’s the service and availability, along with the reliability it provides. There are multiple centers for monitoring ADT alarms all over the country, so the chance of an outage is very low. There’s also 140 years of experience backing the company, so you know it has been around long enough to know how to provide customers with what they want and need. Phone and email support are provided on a 24/7 basis, and it’s possible to get an installation completed on the same day. You can also expect $500 off your insurance deductible in case you get broken into while you have ADT monitoring installed. Here’s a quick summary of their pros and cons:You can control your garage door, lights, locks, and more right through your cell phone. There’s no relocation option if you need to move, so ADT works best for established homeowners who are going to be at the same location for a longer period of time. The franchise nature of ADT can also mean that you’ll find a somewhat inconsistent level of customer service and support depending upon where you are based, and that can be frustrating when you are used to receiving good service, but move somewhere else, and suddenly have poor service. On the whole, though, most ADT franchises are very good with customers, and are committed to providing a high level of quality and value for everyone who contracts with them.

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There is no doubt that we are living in very hard times and the more that we can find ways to cooperate with each other the better it is going to be for all of us. I am specifically referring to the small business community. We need to find ways to partner up so to speak. We need to create avenues of opportunity for each other. For make no bones about it; the future of our economy will definitely lie in the hands of the small business community and this is going to be more so after we have managed to weather our economic crisis. The time is now and ripe for the small business community to start making its mark. Things are changing and it is quickly shifting in favor of small businesses. Gone are the days when big businesses ruled the roost. The landscape is changing and it all has to do with this present recession which has managed to change the way both individuals and companies are thinking when it comes to finding ways to cooperate in the name of economic survival. If anything, this recession has taught us that in order to be able to survive in the big bad ocean we need to band together. In order to beat future economic downturns, we need to do more of cooperating rather than going it alone.

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When analyzing footage captured with an adjacent 1080p Logi Circle, which supports the 5GHz band, the SimpliCam's video quality was comparable. Sound captured is a bit muffled, but certainly audible, though the camera does not currently support two way audio. Night vision footage is clear and motion detection sensitivity can be adjusted in the app. Motion detection is based on heat signature so the camera can discern the difference between, say, a spinning fan, a small dog, and an actual moving person who's breaking in to your home. Recently added, Alexa voice control lets you arm your system or check on its status on Amazon Echo devices. Enabling the SimpliSafe Home Control skill in the Alexa app is simple, and commands like "Alexa, tell SimpliSafe I'm leaving" to arm the system in Away mode, "Alexa, tell SimpliSafe good night" to arm the system in Home mode, and "Alexa, ask SimpliSafe if my home is secure" to get system status worked well in testing. There was little lag between the voice command and the base station announcing status or changes in system modes. The Alexa integration only works with the new SimpliSafe hardware, and the system can't be disarmed via voice for obvious reasons. With the monthly Interactive Plan, you can use SimpliSafe's Online Dashboard or mobile app to control the system, including arming and disarming it. The Dashboard also lets you view your System Event Log, change your PIN, assign up to four guest PINs, and choose an optional Duress PIN, to use when an intruder is coercing you to disable the alarm. Enter it, and the alarm will stop sounding, but SimpliSafe will immediately send the police.

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