AT&T’s Digital Life Trials Begin
AT&T’s newly created Digital Life group is on a mission to deliver a hyper-connected remote monitoring and automation portfolio to customers in Dallas and Atlanta this summer. The offering will feature web-based access to automation, energy, and water controls, as well as professionally monitored security services.
AT&T’s objective is to allow customers to check on the welfare of loved ones; protect their home from intruders, fire, or water damage; unlock a door for the repairman; or change the temperature setting on the thermostat. The service will allow end users to do all that from wherever they happen to be, here or abroad.
This all-digital, IP-based home security monitoring and automation services will give users unparalleled control and security of their homes using any web-enabled device, PCs, tablets, and smartphones, regardless of wireless carrier.
“The AT&T Digital Life service has the potential to take home monitoring and home security solutions to another level,” said Larry Hettick, Research Director, Consumer Services, for Current Analysis. “The service promises to be as robust as anything in the marketplace today backed by the trusted AT&T brand. I am particularly impressed with its IP-based wireless platform, plans for a nationwide offering, and a wide range of devices that can be monitored and viewed from any carrier’s wireless or wireline Internet connection. These consumer-friendly capabilities will help grow this industry.”
AT&T Digital Life will feature a lineup of connected devices like: cameras; window/door sensors; smoke, carbon monoxide, motion and glass break sensors; door locks; thermostats; moisture detection; and appliance power controls.
The devices will be wirelessly enabled to connect to the IP-based AT&T Digital Life platform inside the home.
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