Skylink debuts DIY Alarm System Kit

Toronto-based Skylink has developed a do-it-yourself (DIY) home alarm system kit that’s controlled by an Internet Hub, and comes with a motion sensor, keychain remote, and two door or window sensors.

Users connect the Hub to a wireless router, and the system will coordinate the activities of all receivers and sensors through an iOS or Android smartphone app. Customers can arm and disarm the alarm system from anywhere, and receive a push notification if the door or window sensor detects motion. The app can also be used to view events that set off alarms via live video monitoring. Read more

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SkylinkNet Connected Home Alarm System

Skylink has launched their new SkylinkNet home security system. The SkylinkNet is user installaable and cloud connected to iOS and Android apps with ability to allow up to 6 users. The system has no monthly fees like some big name alarm systems. The system can work with up to 100 different sensors and 10 wireless security cameras. The Skylink net offers complete tracking of all entries into and out of the home and will send push notifications to users if an alarm has been tripped. It also has a battery backup in case of a blackout. The system is fully usable from the app, but as a backup, or for the less technologically inclined, there is also a key fob remote. Read more

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Skylink Introduces the SkylinkNet Alarm System Kit

TORONTO – (September 2, 2014) – Skylink, a leading provider of DIY home safety solutions, today introduced an alarm system kit that provides families with a simple and affordable way to secure and monitor their homes. The SkylinkNet Alarm System Kit is controlled by the Internet Hub and includes a motion sensor, keychain remote, and 2 door or window sensors. By connecting Skylink’s Internet Hub to a wireless internet router, the security system coordinates the activities of all receivers and sensors with the help of the iOS and Android smartphone app. Read more

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Ten Best Gadgets for Summer Travel

The end of the summer through Labor Day is one of the most popular travel times of the year, and these gadgets will make any trip easier and more fun.

Unless you’re the “roughing it/tie your stuff in a knapsack on a stick” kind of guy, you travel during the summer with some amount of technology. Whether it’s just a smartphone of some mix of other devices to keep you in communication and heading in the right direction, summer vacations are as full of gadgets as every other aspect of your life. Read more

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SkylinkNet – Security System for Entry Level $149

SkylinkNet Center is a special hub: it controls the work of other devices and provides the ability to monitor and control via the Internet. Go to the home hub router is connected via a network cable on the device has a keyboard to activate and deactivate the armed state. Inside the gadget hidden backup battery (in case of a power outage) and the siren 110 dB. Read more

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How to get connected home security without breaking the bank

Connected homes are fast becoming the new normal, with platforms like Wink coming to the mainstream. Through it all, one thing remains a point of concern for potential customers: home security. A typically expensive proposition, home security is fast becoming more cost-effective for the average consumer. How cheap is it, really, though? We take a look at a few products to find out. Read more

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