Company Background: Honeywell is considered to be one of the pioneers in technology which has formed the residential and commercial security system industry. They are known for creating security systems which are easy to install and user-friendly. They specialize in Internet alarm communication, innovative sensor technology, and long range radio systems.
Monitoring Services: Honeywell manufacturers residential and commercial alarm systems which feature monitoring services for smoke, fire, heat, carbon monoxide, flooding, and temperature detection. They also offer 24/7 monitoring services for theft protection which includes digital video surveillance and security lighting. Central station monitoring services are also available for emergency dispatch alerts.
Benefits Honeywell’s alarm communications also work with VoIP phone services or in homes with no landline telephone services. Monitoring services also work in the event of a power outage. interrupted Internet services, or if electrical lines are cut.
Technology: Honeywell offers multiple technologies for home and business protection. Systems are built for both indoor and outdoor use and there is a wide range of remote service options homeowners can monitor on the go. These remote services can be activated and monitored through smartphones, tablets, and PCs. Their energy management systems which control temperature and lighting features app technology available for iPhones, iPads, iPod touch, Blackberry, and Android platforms.
Cost: Honeywell’s website does not offer pricing listings for their equipment. Customers are referred to Authorized Dealer locations in their state of residence for service, support, and pricing.
Overall Impression: Honeywell offers multiple security systems which cater to residential and commercial customers. Their products range from user-friendly home alarm systems to total home security systems with 24/7 monitoring and protection. The company website is easy to navigate and offers printable PDF brochures full of information on the various products.
Honeywell allows multiple systems of protection in different locations to go on one account. Customers protecting their residence, vacation home, and other locations can do so conveniently. There are various levels of protection available including their GlassBreak Detector which will trigger alarms at the sound of breaking glass but can ignore other common sounds like storms. Honeywell also offers Asset Protection devices which can be affixed to specific valuables like televisions and safes to protect against theft.
Honeywell appears to have a total focus on multiple aspects of residential and commercial security. The First Alert Professional Security system offers a Total Connect service package which allows users to interact with their home when they are not there. Security systems can be controlled via the Internet or cell phone. Text messaging alerts can be received if activity is detected at home such as someone entering the premises or if specific cabinets or doors have been opened, providing parents additional peace of mind when children are on their own.