Home8, the premier video-verified monitoring and alarm company offering event-video and direct emergency notification for prioritized response and utmost peace of mind, will showcase its ‘in-a-box systems’ at CES 2017 in the Sands Expo, Booth #40972, Smart Home Marketplace, in Las Vegas.
Affordable and easily installed in minutes, Home8 collaborative alarm system is more accurate and responsive than the traditional call center-based alarm service. Powered by MivaTek’s advanced “system of smart IoT systems” platform, Home8 integrates video-verified Security, Safety, Surveillance/Alarm, Control/Automation, and Healthcare services, including video-integrated medication adherence, inactivity and activity alarm, and indoor/outdoor fall and panic alert assistance. The MivaTek platform not only forms the foundation of an advanced video-verified collaborative monitoring alarm system, it also offers myriad end-user applications well beyond the scope of any traditional alarm service.
Home8’s direct emergency notification capability, combined with video-verified evidence, guarantees prioritized responses from law enforcement, fire/rescue, or medical personnel for the utmost peace of mind.
The Home8 system can be expanded in four ways: Users (such as family members, caregivers, law enforcement, etc.); Locations (such as vacation homes); Domain / Function (such as your business or automobile); and Devices. What’s more, the system will accommodate devices based on multiple home control protocols, including Z-Wave, ZigBee, and Bluetooth.
Home8 capitalizes on two growing trends within the security industry: video verification and self-monitoring alarm systems. “Years ago, we learned that a CMS call without evidence receives a discretionary response because 98% of the calls are false alarms,” said Joe Liu, CEO of Home8. “It motivated us to integrate sensors, IP cameras, storage, and hubs seamlessly into a virtual private network under one Unified-IoT™ cloud-app platform for mobile interactive, video-verified alarm, prioritized emergency response, and zero false alarm peace of mind protection.”
The self-monitoring trend has picked up steam in recent years. In 2015, self-monitored systems comprised 2.3% of the market; research projections from Citi Research estimate that self-installed and monitored systems will control 34% of the market in five years. A major advantage is cost: With self-monitoring the homeowner does not pay a monthly fee to a monitoring service, which can be anywhere from $20 – $100 per month. What’s more, self-monitored systems bring greater control to the system owner, as he or she is now responsible for making the decision on whether to call law enforcement.
To find out more, please visit www.home8alarm.com.