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Whole Home WiFi: The Best WiFi Extender For Your Home

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  Picture the scene. You’ve come home after a long day at work. You hop into bed after running some errands, switch on Netflix and get ready to watch your favourite show. The screen begins to load, 10%, 20%, 30%…and stops.  You know the story. You’re WiFi is fast… but only when you’re close to […]

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How AI Is Shaping Business Management

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  The effects of Artificial Intelligence implementation can already be clearly seen in everyday life. From asking Siri to set an alarm to telling Google Maps where you need to go. AI use has become so prominent that 46% of smartphone users are using intelligent assistant applications every day.  The use of Artificial Intelligence has […]

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Parents, It’s Time For You To Worry Less This School Year

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  School is back and with the new year comes a lot of excitement and a lot of stress – especially for parents.  Through the new year you’ll help your children engage with new responsibilities and watch them as they reach new milestones. However, as a parent it is natural to develop some worries during […]

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How Business Insights Help You Make Wiser Business Decisions

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  The development of technology has grown rapidly in a short time frame. Thankfully, for business owners this means work life has become slightly less stressful. Technology has opened up avenues for new and efficient methods of managing businesses.  Smart technology in particular has seen a steep rise in popularity due to its ease of […]

PRESS RELEASE: Smarter, better, faster: What could smart technology do for your business?

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  “There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance.” – Steve Ballmer. The former Microsoft CEO may struggle to live down this 2007 statement but it does demonstrate how quickly disruptive technology can redefine the business landscape. If the head of a tech giant can be blindsided […]

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5 Ways To Save Money With A Smart Thermostat

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  With the rising cost of heating your home, it’s understandable that Irish homeowners are searching for ways to reduce their heating bills.  Ireland’s weather can make it difficult to cut how much you’re spending on heating your home without the need to layer yourself with blankets.  Smart Heating controls are an effective way in […]

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How Smart Access can Better Protect Your Business

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There are many measures you can take to protect your business’s premises – CCTV, Motion Sensors, Door Sensors. Smart Access is another piece of the security puzzle that helps to provide the area with stronger security.  Using traditional keys can be a nuisance. Even though it may not happen often, there will always be the […]

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Not All Alarms Are The Same: Why a Smart Alarm is the Best Alarm System For Your Home

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    Home security is something that is not to be taken lightly. Most alarms cost a few hundred euros, and when spending that much you need to know that you are getting the best alarm system for your money.  Even just trying to decide on which alarm is better going to protect your home […]

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How Smart CCTV Offers Greater Protection For Your Business

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  Taking high security measures in your business is essential for protecting your business, your staff and in some cases, your business’s reputation.  While securing your business with necessary alarms and sensors will help in the case of a burglary, it is not sufficient enough in protecting the business as a whole. This is why […]

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Giving Your Kids After-School Independence With Smart Home Security

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  Kids grow up fast, and before you know it they’re old enough to stay at home on their own after school.  It’s one of the first steps towards your child earning independence, and you don’t have to worry about leaving work early or paying a babysitter to look after your children when they come […]

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How You Can Look After Your Pet With A Smart Camera

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  Pets are the bet, and for some of us they are like our children. They’re cute, cuddly and always there when we need them. Whether you’re happy or sad, your pet is always by your side.  Life and work mean that we can’t spend as much time with our furry friends as we wish. […]

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Why Your Small Business Needs An Energy Audit

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The Sustainable Authority of Ireland have so far been successful in helping both the residential and commercial sector to reduce their energy use. One way in doing so has been the introduction of an Energy Audit Scheme. This scheme requires larger business to undertake surveys or inspection to determine whether they are managing their energy […]

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Managing A Business Made Easier With Our Smart App

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As a business owner you know that it’s tough to go anywhere without your smart phone. Today’s phones are so powerful that they can perform a range of tasks, while continuing to run smoothly.  More high end phones are so powerful they have a capacity similar to some PCs, which makes working from anywhere a […]

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Moving Home Soon? Here Are 5 Tips For Stress Free Moving

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  Anyone who has ever said moving home is fun, is probably lying. As you may know, or perhaps are experiencing for the first time, moving is incredibly stressful. Your to-do list will be a mile long, and you will ask yourself on many occasions “how on earth do we need more boxes?!”.  While you […]

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Choosing the Best Home Alarm System For Your Home

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To learn more about our Smart Home Solutions please visit our homepage.    Choosing the best home alarm system can be confusing, but Smartzone are here to help you decide on an alarm that’s best for you.  Before you choose which alarm company, and alarm system, you want to protect your home you should consider […]

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What is the SEAI Better Energy Homes Heating Control Grant?

  The SEAI ‘Better Energy Homes Heating Controls’ grant – it’s a bit of a mouthful and can leave many homeowners scratching their heads.  However, there is nothing complicated about the grant, and it is far more straightforward than many would believe. This grant, and many others offered by the SEAI, are helping create energy […]

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How To Prevent Burglaries At Your Business

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  All businesses, no matter how small or large, are constantly faced with physical risks – including burglaries. Burglaries are possibly one of the most stressful risks to a business as they can cause considerable, long lasting damage.  The financial implications of a burglary can be substantial depending on the scale of the event. Post burglary, […]

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Save Money With Our Refer A Friend Offer!

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Smartzone have officially launched it’s Refer A Friend Offer! What does this mean? Simple, you get to save, save, save while creating a Smarter Home. With our Refer A Friend Offer you receive a €50 discount on any of our Smart Home add-on products for every friend you refer. This means that you can get […]

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QUIZ: How Green Are You?

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Think you have your Eco-Friendly knowledge up to scratch? Take the quiz to find out!

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Securing Multi Sites with Business Automation

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  The expansion of a business may prove a challenging and stressful time for any entrepreneur – yet watching a business grow can is often incredibly rewarding. As a business begins its growth, it may become necessary to operate out of a secondary (at least) location.  Multi sites can be incredibly advantageous to a growing […]

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Stay in Control of your Business with Smart Security and Business Automation

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  Smart phones; they are the tool that allow you to communicate with colleagues and staff easily and efficiently. They are also effective for streamlined control of business premises without any hassle. Smartzone’s Smart Business Security and Automation provides Professional Grade Security, Energy Management, Video Surveillance and Access Control all integrated into the single app for […]

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5 Things You Should Do If Your Home Has Been Burgled

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An average of two homes in Ireland are burgled each hour in Ireland. Burglaries can leave homeowners feeling unpleasant, frightened and emotionally vulnerable. Having valuables taken from you can leave you distraught and scared to be in your own home. If your home has been burgled, it’s important to take the correct steps to ensure […]

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Smartzone’s Smart Business Automation | Professional Grade Security, Video Monitoring, Energy Management and More

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Comfort, Security and Convenience – How Smart Home Technology Is Transforming The Way We Live

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Ireland has long sought to catch up with technologies widely available in the land across the ocean. Like American Football and Diners, Smart Home Security and Automation has spread its influence to Europe. With Ireland quickly following in the footsteps of our US counterparts. The US market for Smart Home is growing at such an […]

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Protect Your Home Like Never Before With Video Analytics

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Smart Home Security is already proved an essential when giving your home the best protection. With instant alerts, remote arming features and professional monitoring, Smartzone customers are getting the best experience and value for money with their home alarm system… not to mention we are cheaper than most of our competitors. And while Smart Home […]

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Video Analytics Give Businesses Superior Security

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Smartzone, Ireland’s leading Smart Home and Business Automation company, have introduced Video Analytics to the Irish market, through their provider Alarm.com. The newly deployed artificial intelligence (AI) architecture and video analytics service monitors video streams in real-time and alerts property owners about important events, while ignoring routine movement. The new service is available now for […]

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Burglar Charged After Leaving DNA Evidence At The Scene Of Crime

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  A burglar has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison after leaving behind substantial evidence at the scene of the crime.   The burglary, which took place in Knapp’s Square in Cork, resulted in the robbery of the homeowners camera, camera lens and his BMW car key.   The thief had […]

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Is Your Home Secure This Summer?

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  The summer is almost upon us and if recent weather is any indication of what’s to come, it will be an absolute beauty. Whether you’re staying local or heading abroad, Smart Home Solutions can keep your home secure so you don’t have to worry while soaking up the sun.  With so many features Smart […]

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What Is Geo Fencing And Why Do Smartzone Customers Love It So Much?

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  Whether you have Heating Controls or the full Smart Home Security Starter Pack installed you already know about the wonderful and helpful features of Geo Fencing. Geo Fencing is so easy and convenient to use, and just another reason why Irish homeowners are choosing Smartzone for their Smart Home solutions. But what is Geo […]

FAQ: I’ve got an issue with one of my products. What do I do?

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We get a lot of non techy people telling us they couldn’t ever get Smart Home technology put into their house in the event that something would go wrong. “But I wouldn’t know how to fix it?!” we often hear, but no need to worry as our customer service team is here for you.  With […]

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Smart CCTV For Your Home

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Smart CCTV For Your Home CCTV systems are a wonderful add on to your security package to make your home the most secure and protected it can be.  Our security cameras automatically integrate with the app making them effective the moment they’re installed. It also means that you have full control of your entire security […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Choose Smart Home as a Service

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  Taking the first step towards making your house a smart home can be confusing and a little scary. As smart home technology is relatively new there are so many questions to ask to ensure you’re making the best decisions.  Every homeowner is different. Some may look for a smarter way to secure their home, […]

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Get The Real Smart Home Experience In Our Douglas Showroom

Get the real Smart Home experience in our Douglas Showroom   Back in December Smartzone opened our Smart Home Showroom in Douglas. Why? To give you a hands on experience of what a Smart House has to offer before you consider availing of our Free Home Assessment. The showroom is located in the thriving Douglas […]

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Smartzone’s Success At Ideal Home Show

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As many of you know, Smartzone were present at this year’s spring Ideal Home Show. Ideal Home show gave us the perfect opportunity to meet those from all over the country and explain who we are and how we can benefit you. Over the course of three days, our team spoke to hundreds of people […]

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What’s The Best Smart Security Camera?

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We get asked multiple times online and in our Douglas Showrooms about security cameras. Most people are curious as they don’t already know much about the cameras or are stuck on making a decision as to which one to choose.   Here at Smartzone we provide a variety of cameras to suit different needs. We […]

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3 Top Tips For The Smart Home

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Here are 3 tips on how to make the most of your Smart Home.   Baby proof gates. Our door and window sensors are designed to instantly alert you the moment an entrance is opened. If you have a baby in the home you can add and place these sensors onto the gate so you […]

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Smartzone Are Here To Help You Look After The Environment

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  It’s the little things that make a big difference.  That’s why we offer Heating Controls to homes as part of our wider energy management services. Heating Controls do exactly what they say on the tin- they help you to take control of your heating and reduce your energy use.  Here are some of the […]

Protect What Really Matters With Ireland’s Eco-Friendly Security System

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  Protecting What Matters is important, not just for today but also for the future. Smartzone’s Smart Home Solution helps you secure and protect your loved ones in a variety of ways. Here are some ways how Smartzone can do so.   Home Security Protect What Matters such as your family, pets and valuables with […]

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Dogs for the Disabled Charity Event a barking success!

Smartzone’s Charity Event for Dogs for the Disabled proved a barking success with many locals calling into the showrooms to donate. The Smartzone Showrooms, based in Douglas Court Shopping Centre, was brimming with children and parents visiting to take pictures with the dogs and sharing the generosity. The Smartzone team were joined by volunteers of […]

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€0 No Upfront Cost Smart Home Security and Heating Controls at Ideal Home Show

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  To celebrate exhibiting at this year’s Ideal Home Show, Smartzone are running an offer which gives 100 lucky homeowners the chance to avail of our Smart Home Security and Heating Controls bundle at €0 no upfront cost.  The one of a kind offer is available to homes that are eligible of the SEAI Better […]

Why Smartzone is your go to for Security and Heating

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Why Smartzone? Smartzone works to secure homes all over Ireland with the latest innovations in smart home technology. Smartzone is unlike most security companies. Why? Because we are the only companies in Ireland that can also integrate heating controls into your home security system.  Our strategic partnership with SEAI ensures that if your home was […]

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Operation Thor May Be Successful But Home Security Is Still Essential

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    Despite the name, Operation Thor has nothing to do with one of our favourite Avengers. In fact, Operation Thor is a Gardai run initiative aimed at cracking down on robberies based in Cork.   Operation Thor began back in 2005 and has since proved successful. Since its inception Gardai have arrested over 9,000 […]

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Smartzone to host Dogs for the Disabled Fundraising Event

  When? Saturday 30th March Where? Smartzone Store, Douglas Court Shopping Centre What time? 10am – 2pm   The Smartzone Experience Centre will be full of fluffy tails on 30th March as we will hold an in store charity event with Dogs for the Disabled.   The fundraising event will take place between 10am -2pm […]

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Come Visit Us at Ideal Home 12th – 14th April

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Catch us at this year’s Permanent Ideal Home Show taking place from April 12th-14th in the RDS Dublin. Ideal Home brings together some of Ireland’s best loved home improvements to help give you the inspiration that you need to make your house the home of your dreams. There’s plenty to see at the Ideal Home […]

FAQ: Does My Home Qualify For An SEAI ‘Better Energy Homes Grant’?

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Grants are available to fund energy efficiency upgrades such as boiler replacements, heating controls and insulation for all homes built prior to 2006. In order to receive the grant, the work must be completed by a SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) registered installer. All Smartzone installers are trained and SEAI approved. Approval must be […]

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FAQ: What Are Zoned Smart Heating Controls?

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You may be familiar with our heating controls offer. When we do a FREE Home assessment you may notice one of our assessors discussing zoning. Zoning is part of our standard heating package. When a house is zoned it means that you can separately manage temperatures downstairs, upstairs and for hot water. You can keep […]

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FAQ: What are the benefits of the Smartzone Smart Home solution?

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  Believe it or not but there is an array of benefits to our Smart Home Solutions including: A complete Smart solution all managed from One app. 24/7 monitoring of your Security System Real-time notifications if your security alarm is triggered so you always know what’s happening in your home, with the ability to remotely […]

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FAQ: Do I Need A Broadband Connection?

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  One of the main advantages of Smartzone’s Smart Security System is its incredible back up feature. Connecting through a cellular and broadband connection, our Smart Home Security system provides unbeatable protection for your family and home. How does this work? The Smart Home Panel, the brain of the Smart System, has Dual Path Communication […]

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FAQ: How Are Smartzone’s Systems Monitored?

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Typical traditional Security systems only alert you when they go off. Unlike these, Smartzone’s security system monitors the activity across your home’s sensors 24/7, whether your system is armed or not. This means your system can be useful in emergency and non-emergency events. Smartzone’s security products send signal from the alarm over a dedicated secure […]

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Why Your Home Needs Heating Controls

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The energy used by Irish households is staggering. As much as 1/4 of Ireland’s energy use is created from the residential sector. The findings which come from an SEAI report has also found that since 2014 the residential sector has begun to see a rise in carbon emissions from Irish homes. Oil Heating still remains […]

Ireland is failing to meet its 2020 renewable energy targets, but here’s how you can help save energy.

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Ireland will not meet its 2020 renewable energy targets. In fact Ireland has come out as one of the worst performing countries in the EU for target progression by placing 26th out of 28th. You may think it may not be that significant. It is.  The consequence of failure to reach our targets include a […]

Smart Home Security Versus… Dishonest Visitors

Have you ever opened your front door to a salesperson, only to end up thinking: there’s something weird going on here? Maybe it was the questions that seemed too intrusive. Are you home all the time? When is a good time to come back and talk more? Maybe the person was uncomfortably insistent about coming […]

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Introducing Wellcam™: The Smarter Video Solution for Independent Living

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When you choose Smartzone, protection for your home is just the start. Our technology extends the meaning of security to protect more of the things that matter: your family, your safety, your time, your budget—even your deliveries. At CES this year, Smartzone is introducing Wellcam™: the first smart home video solution designed to empower safer independent living. Wellcam is a state-of-the-art […]

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Smartzone Experience Centre, Christmas and New Year Opening Hours (Douglas Court Shopping Centre)

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Smartzone Experience Centre is now open in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

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Smartzone Scenes: A Smarter Way to Get Things Done

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Smartzone Scenes: A Smarter Way to Get Things Done To make the most of life’s important moments, we need to get the other stuff done. It’s as true for small events as it is for the grandest, most carefully-planned family vacation. Take the humble movie night, for example: an everyday occasion that nonetheless requires a […]

There’s No Substitute for Professional Security Monitoring

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When an emergency strikes, everyone needs help. It doesn’t matter how brave or capable or dedicated you are. Take Alarm.com user Benjamin. He’s all of the above. When his security system alerted him to a fire in his house, he ran inside without hesitation to rescue his two dogs, trapped in an upstairs room. What […]

Do Fake Security Cameras Work? 

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  Some people have funny ideas about home security. Certain homeowners, for example, boast about preventing burglaries with nothing more than a large Beware of the Doberman sign. Others park a pair of muddy size 14 boots outside the front door as a crime deterrent. Some will tell you to entrust your security to a […]

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Four Ways to Use a Smartzone Image Sensor

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  Tom and Jerry. Chips and curry. You and your significant other. Great partnerships make the world a better place. Take the Smartzone powered by Alarm.com Image Sensor. A partnership between a motion sensor and a connected camera, it keeps you safe, protects your property, and shows you what’s happening at home for instant peace of […]

Setting up Heating Schedules

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Setting up Heating Schedules Setting up Heating schedules allow you set up times and temperatures for each zone so you always wake up or come home to a warm house and keeps it at a lower temperature when you’re out of the house or asleep to save you money. This is how you set up […]

Back-to-School Essential

This Back-to-School Essential Keeps Delivering all Year   Time flies when you’re a parent. So does money. For example: is it already a year since your last back-to-school shopping extravaganza? At least some parenting purchases have more staying power than a new school bag. Take smart home security powered by Alarm.com, a back-to-school essential for many working […]

You’ll Relax Better This Summer with Professional Monitoring

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The warm weather has arrived. Summer plans are starting to come together. Between your kids’ activities, days out with all the family and summer holiday plans, you’re going to be away from home more. For peace of mind, maybe you’re considering installing a smart device so you’ll know about suspicious activity at home when you’re not there. […]

Do I Need a Security System If I Have a Dog?

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  Just about everyone is happy to see a dog—except for burglars, that is. When a burglar has a choice between a home with a dog and a home without a dog, the dog-free house will typically end up as the target. Does that mean that you should forgo a security system because you own […]

Why Smart Home Security is the Best Holiday House-Minder

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When you go on holiday, it’s extra-relaxing to have a friend or family member keeping an eye on things at home. This year, though, you could give your regular houseminder a break—and give yourself a new level of peace of mind. When it comes to protecting, securing, and keeping an eye on your home, new […]

Do You Know What’s Going On Out There?

You just hit the hay after a long day and your family is sleeping. You’re drifting off, almost asleep, when you hear it: a noise from outside your front door. Your dog hears it too and goes nuts. Is it a prowler? Or a fox? Or the wind? With smart home security, you don’t even have to […]

What’s New in Smartzone’s Summer ’17 App Update

Our latest app updates are here, bringing some valuable enhancements to your video monitoring experience. Update your iOS or Android app today, and you’ll find it easier to see what’s happening with your smart security cameras—plus, you’ll never miss a visitor again. Share your video clips easily Sharing an Smartzone video clip is now as easy as sharing […]

Smart Home Security Versus… Spare Keys

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How many spare front door keys do you own right now? One? Two, if you count the rusty one under the planter? No idea, because your kids keep losing them? Spare keys aren’t just irritating to keep track of, though. They’re a security risk. Every key you give out decreases your control over who enters […]

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How Smartzone Protects Your Family When You’re Not There

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Becoming a dad changes everything. Most of all, it changes you. Scientific research has confirmed that—for dads as well as moms—having a family literally rewires your brain. Before kids, you could sleep through freight train noise. Today, one faint cry from the next bedroom gets you up and lumbering down the hall. Before kids, crying babies in public made […]