Abode was the first to launch HomeKit support for a DIY home security system last fall with the Iota Security Kit, its flagship offering. Now the company is bringing HomeKit to its entry-level model, the Smart Security Kit to give even more customers access to the convenience and security of Apple’s smart home platform.
Abode Stories February 10
Abode Stories February 9
When I was in my early 20s, I worked for an independent telephone company in Ringgold, GA. One of the projects I worked on was building a home and business security product. I ended up working with customers in a sales role after we got the product up and running. I say all that to make that point that I am somewhat of a veteran in the home security industry. I’ve sold hundreds of thousands of dollars of Honeywell alarm systems. I know which systems can be easily monitored by other companies. I know the benefits of wired vs. wireless systems as well. In my current home, the builder had a DSC system installed by a local alarm company that I’ve been using since we moved in back in 2013. Over the years, I’ve upgraded my home to include many smart home aspects. Still, the security system is something I hadn’t touched until I read about the abode system with HomeKit integration. Is abode the best home security system for Apple users? Let’s dig into it my review of the abode iota alarm system. expand full story
Abode Stories January 6
HomeKit security system maker Abode unveils versatile Outdoor/Indoor Smart Camera
After becoming the first DIY smart home security system to offer HomeKit support, Abode has announced its first smart camera at CES to integrate with the rest of its smart home security lineup. It offers nice versatility as it can be used inside, outside, and even as a doorbell with an included mount.
Abode Stories January 21, 2019
Abode is extending its promise that HomeKit support is coming soon to its affordable DIY Security System (reviewed) for homes. The news comes alongside the unveiling of a second-gen security system, although the company says both versions will work with Apple’s smart home platform.