SkyBell + Nest Protect – Helping make a safer home at the front door

The true promise of the smart home is to combine the power of separate products to improve to a customer’s life. Today, we take another meaningful step in giving SkyBell HD customers another way to help make a safer home. As part of the Works with Nest Protect API program, we’ve created a way for your SkyBell HD to visually inform you when it is unsafe for you to enter your home if there is…

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Monitronics Adds SkyBell HD as Part of Aggressive Smart-Home Strategy

We are excited to announce that the SkyBell HD video doorbell will be available through Monitronics’ authorized network of more than 600 dealers. SkyBell has partnered with some of the largest home security providers in the world, and we proud to partner with Monitronics as well. “SkyBell HD has become the most desired video doorbell for the leading home security platform providers,” said A…

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SkyBell HD to be featured on “The Doctors” TV Show

The SkyBell HD will be featured on "The Doctors" television show this Thursday (the 28th). The segment is on home security and how the SkyBell HD is an excellent home security solution for helping protect your family and belongings. Check this website to find your local channel and air times: http://www.thedoctorstv.com/local-listings. More information on "The Doctors" http://www.the…

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Working with the Global Leaders in Home Security

We had a very memorable week at the ISC West security conference in Las Vegas. It was one of those weeks that makes all the hard work worth it. It validates why we exist and why we work so hard. Partnering with the Best in Home Security Last week, we announced a few very big partnerships that will help more users achieve the home security that works best for them. We took another huge step f…

SkyBell HD and Alarm.com Launch Distribution Partnership, Add SkyBell HD to Alarm.com’s smart home security platform

Alarm.com’s adds smart entry to its security and automation platform with the Alarm.com Wi-Fi Doorbell Camera - SkyBell HD Edition. We created SkyBell with the vision to make homes and neighborhoods safer by shaping what home security looks like in a "smart" world. Today, we are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Alarm.com that will help further that mission in a big way. Alarm.com wi…

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Kevo + SkyBell HD: Control your lock while seeing live video!

We are excited to announce that the SkyBell HD video doorbell is now compatible with the Kevo, Touch-to-OpenTM Smart Lock from Kwikset. The idea of seeing who is at your door from a smartphone and letting them in remotely has been attractive to SkyBell HD and Kevo users – and now it’s possible to link the apps for added convenience. The SkyBell HD - Kevo integration allows a SkyBell HD user…

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Make Your Home Smarter and Safer with IFTTT Recipes

Give your dog a rest! Protect your home by making it smart -- Internet-connected devices and these IFTTT recipes let you customize a sophisticated security system on a small budget. Traditional motion detectors with lights don't tell you anything. They may startle a potential intruder, but the surprise won't last long, and it doesn't provide much of an illusion that someone is home. The sam…

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Top 10 IFTTT Recipes for Moms

If you ask a any mom what's the toughest job in the world, she'll likely say, "Parenting." It's demanding, it's hectic juggling the many demands, and almost impossible to find your own downtime. Even if you work a full day before taking on the parenting, your view isn't likely much different. Smartphones and wireless devices offer many conveniences--as long as you have the time to take adva…

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Honeywell to Add SkyBell HD to Total Connect® 2.0

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…

Home Security Gets Smarter, More Affordable in a Connected World

In an age when mobile computing promises almost endless possibilities, the idea of the wired home security system is simply outdated. Wireless technologies have unlocked a lot more than just the mobility of phones and computer connectivity. With the sophistication now built into devices, you can connect them on your wireless network and control them with your smart phone. The Wi-Fi network and sma…