Alarm.com Linked Automotive integrates car insights, notifications and residential automation options into the Alarm.com cellular app.
TYSONS, Va. — Alarm.com (Nasdaq: ALRM) declares a brand new answer to attach the automobile and residential by way of its built-in safety platform to assist folks keep knowledgeable about their car’s standing and unlock extra house automation capabilities.
Alarm.com Linked Automotive, developed in collaboration with car telematics options pioneer CalAmp, affords all the advantages of a car monitoring answer plus the distinctive good thing about deep integration with the Alarm.com sensible house safety system, in response to the corporate.
Automobile insights, notifications and residential automation options are all accessible by way of one interface — the Alarm.com cellular app.
“We’re excited to increase the expertise and advantages of Alarm.com to incorporate automobiles,” says Alarm.com Chief Product Officer Dan Kerzner. “Linked Automotive, like the remainder of our providing, helps folks monitor and handle the issues they care about most on a unified platform with a seamless person expertise. Including automobiles is one other step ahead in our ongoing dedication to serving to our companions enhance the lives and security of their prospects.”
Stated to be appropriate with most automobiles manufactured since 1996, the Linked Automotive system plugs right into a car’s OBD-II port for self-installation, decreasing the necessity for expensive truck rolls so as to add the system.
Linked Automotive makes use of a devoted mobile connection and has a battery backup, so it communicates with the house system and finish person, even when the car’s engine is off. With CalAmp’s telematics expertise built-in with the answer, customers can create guidelines so that they obtain Alarm.com notifications about particular car particulars or exercise, comparable to:
- Diagnostics and potential repairs (test engine gentle on, low battery or low gasoline)
- Driving Habits (sudden acceleration, laborious braking, extreme rushing)
- Surprising Motion (car strikes whereas the engine is off, indicating it might have been towed, crashed into, or stolen)
Automobiles with Linked Automotive put in might be added to a person’s present Alarm.com-powered sensible house safety system to set off automation guidelines and reminders utilizing the car’s location. For instance, lights activate and the temperature adjusts as a driver arrives house. Or, alerts are despatched to a driver’s cellular system in the event that they go away with out closing the storage door or locking the entrance door of their house.
“We’re very excited to be partnering with Alarm.com,” says Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of CalAmp. “By integrating CalAmp’s revolutionary telematics expertise, Alarm.com prospects now have seamless entry to real-time data that can enhance driver security, improve car safety and permit prospects to remain on prime of auto upkeep wants.”
Linked Automotive is offered by way of approved Alarm.com service suppliers within the U.S. and Canada as a standalone answer or add-on to an present Alarm.com-powered system. Take a look at the brand new answer in motion, beneath.