Veteran’s Day Video Contest with Wounded Warriors Project

SkyBell is celebrating Veteran's Day by working with the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit that honors and empowers injured service members! We want to do our part is supporting our veterans - and we want you to join us! Details Take a video of you (or your loved ones) thanking veterans for their service and post it to our Facebook wall or tag us on Twitter or Instagram. SkyBell will donate…

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SkyBell Announces Two New Products at CEDIA Expo

We’re excited to announce the expansion of our line of connected doorbells and accessories with the addition of two new SkyBell products  - on display at the CEDIA Expo in Dallas, Texas. The SkyBell Trim Plus The trickiest part of providing a video doorbell is ensuring it will work on every home. That’s why we’re excited to announce the SkyBell Trim Plus. It’s an HD video doorbell that is only…

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SkyBell HD Puts IFTTT Recipes in App

We’re excited to share that SkyBell HD is a part of a new feature that IFTTT is adding to their successful partner platform. It’s now even easier to connect SkyBell HD with the products and services connected to IFTTT. Starting today, you can quickly and easily select from a pre-populated list of recipes that work with SkyBell HD – all from within the SkyBell HD app. It’s no longer necessary to…

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Honeywell TotalConnect Launches SkyBell HD

We are excited to announce that the SkyBell HD is now fully integrated with the Honeywell Total Connect home security platform. With this new release, Total Connect users can now enjoy all the benefits of a SkyBell HD with a single app experience in the Total Connect app. Users also benefit from having a SkyBell HD connected to Honeywell's full security solution - allowing users to connect…

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Icontrol certifies SkyBell HD for release

We are thrilled to announce that SkyBell HD has completed the certification process for Icontrol Networks - a leading Smart Home platforms in the industry. By joining the Icontrol cloud platform, SkyBell HD can work seamlessly with locks, lights, sensors and control panels. As a result, SkyBell HD is now compatible with any Icontrol-powered solution. We've got the front door covered As of…

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SmartThings Adds SkyBell HD to Platform

The promise of the smart home is to give customers the ability to seamlessly combine complementary products so that they deliver greater value than any one product or platform on its own. Today, we're taking another big step in realizing the potential of the smart home by becoming the first video doorbell to work with SmartThings. SkyBell HD provides an impressive SmartThings user base with…

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SkyBell HD now on sale in Works with Nest Store!

We are excited to share the news that the SkyBell HD video doorbell is one of the very first products for sale on the Works with Nest Store - and the first video doorbell! Nest announced today that visitors to Nest.com can learn more about the products that Work with Nest and purchase them directly from the Nest website. We're thrilled to be chosen among a select few products. It's also exc…

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Want to stop a burglar? Think like one!

To stop a break-in to your home, you need to think like a burglar. Knowing when and where burglaries occur is a good place to start. First, most burglaries (74%) are of a residential home. And, most happen during the day (when people are away at work). According to the FBI, in 2014 only 28% of the almost 1.9 million residential burglaries in the U.S. are known to have occurred at night. In mos…

5 star review from Examiner

The SkyBell HD continues to receive outstanding reviews and accolades. This morning, the Examiner posted a review of SkyBell HD - giving us 5 stars and touting the security benefits of having a video doorbell.     Just as the article highlights, SkyBell HD is helping make homes and neighborhoods safer by acting as either a deterrent or as a tool to actually stop break-in…

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Summertime Tips for Smarter Home Security

The summer vacation is, arguably, our most enjoyable pastime. There's nothing better than getting away from it all -- as long as what you get away from is still there when you return. The summer months routinely see a 10% increase in crime (per the FBI). The heat, out-of-school teenagers, and more empty homes all likely contribute to the predictable summer crime wave. If you're going on vac…