Honeywell to Add SkyBell HD to Total Connect® 2.0

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SkyBell’s mission is to make homes and neighborhoods safer – starting with the front door. We are proud to announce that SkyBell will further that mission by integrating the SkyBell HD* video doorbell with the Honeywell Total Connect® 2.0 Remote Services platform — allowing access to SkyBell HD activity directly on the Total Connect 2.0 app on an iOS iPhone or iPad device.

Honeywell Total Connect® 2.0 Remote Services

Honeywell is a global leader in home security – with a long, proud tradition of providing home security products and monitoring services. Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 Remote Services allows end-users to control their security systems, receive text messages and email alerts—even view live video, locate vehicles or assets**, control thermostats, lighting and locks—anytime, anywhere on iPhone®, iPad® or Android™ devices. Adding SkyBell HD Video Doorbell helps to expand and enrich the platform, with a seamless and cohesive user experience.

SkyBell Connect API Program

Our integration is packed with features that help deliver a great user experience. This is another big milestone for the SkyBell Connect API program. We’re thrilled that Total Connect users will benefit from APIs that start with SkyBell triggers or end with SkyBell HD taking action. Honeywell joins a list of industry-leading platforms that are compatible with SkyBell HD, including Works with Nest, Amazon Echo, Icontrol (pending), Comcast Xfinity Home (pending) and IFTTT.
* Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 integration only available for SkyBell HD
**US Only

Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas (@apthomas) is a co-founder of SkyBell – a smart home security company that is making homes and neighborhoods safer – starting with the front door. The SkyBell Video Doorbell allows homeowners to see, hear and speak to the visitor at their door from a smartphone. Learn more: www.skybell.com

SkyBell has raised millions in funding, was named as a 2014 CES Innovations Award Nominee and is sold via Amazon, Best Buy and Home Depot. Andrew is responsible for SkyBell’s strategy, partnerships and business development – leading SkyBell’s integration plans with Honeywell, Nest, Alarm.com, Amazon Echo, Apple, Comcast and IFTTT.

Before SkyBell, Andrew directed web and mobile development projects for clients after beginning his career as a member of Google’s search engine team and later providing SEO services. A sense of adventure led him to Shanghai, China where he managed web development projects for a large Chinese video game company. Andrew graduated from USC with a BBA in Finance.

Andrew shares his experience and expertise by writing and speaking. His articles have appeared on Forbes, Inc.com, Entrepreneur.com and Huffington Post – covering topics including startups, the Internet of Things, crowdfunding and personal growth. Andrew has been interviewed on national TV, print and industry podcasts. He is regarded as a top IoT expert and one of the rising stars in the smart home space.