New ADT Pulse® Motion Detection Offers Greater Home Control and a New “View” on Security

Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:00am EDT

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New ADT Pulse® Motion Detection Offers Greater Home Control and a New “View” on Security

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Today, ADT is introducing new video motion sensor technology to provide ADT Pulse customers with an extra layer of security protection and the ultimate convenience in home automation. The new feature allows users to schedule actions when motion is detected by their indoor or outdoor wireless cameras, and receive instant email or text message alerts with video clips of these activities. ADT Pulse customers can save these video clips for up to 30 days on their ADT Pulse web portal.

“ADT’s product engineers performed extensive quality testing at our Innovation Lab to perfect the new motion detection feature,” said Tony Wells, chief marketing officer at ADT. “This superior technology ensures our customers have a reliable experience every time they use our system, and gives them greater power to control their homes remotely from any location, helping to more easily protect and connect to what matters most.”

ADT Pulse customers can use the new video motion feature to monitor activities around the house, including:

  • Family Members: Pulse customers who are working parents with hectic schedules can keep an eye on their kids, ensuring they come home from school or afternoon activities on time. Homeowners who look after family members with special needs can be notified when caregivers arrive, helping to provide greater peace of mind.
  • Package Deliveries: Customers can set their cameras to record when a delivery person approaches, alerting them that a long-awaited package has been delivered and placed safely at the door.
  • Dog Walking: Customers who can’t be home to walk Fido multiple times a day can program their cameras to record when the dog walker arrives, and then unlock the door and relock it when the walker leaves. They can even keep tabs on the portions Fido is fed.
  • Home Service Calls: Pulse customers can receive text message alerts when the landscaper arrives to beautify their yard, or when the housekeeper comes to clean the house, and can even be sent email messages when they leave.

ADT Pulse customers with compatible cameras receive the new motion detection capabilities free of charge and can activate the camera feature by visiting their Pulse web portal. The motion detection feature adds to the wide range of ADT Pulse life safety and lifestyle benefits, including the ability for consumers to remotely arm and disarm their systems; access real time video of their premises; manage their energy consumption by controlling thermostats, small appliances and lights from any web-enabled device; and receive notifications and alerts via phone, email or text.

To learn more about ADT and to receive a free in-home security assessment for an automation solution customized to your lifestyle, please visit www.adt.com or call 1-800-ADT-ASAP.

About ADT

The ADT Corporation (NYSE:ADT) is a leading provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and monitoring services for residences and small businesses in the United States and Canada. ADT's broad and pioneering set of products and services, including ADT Pulse interactive home and business solutions, and home health services, meet a range of customer needs for today’s active and increasingly mobile lifestyles. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, ADT helps provide peace of mind to more than six million customers, and it employs approximately 16,000 people at 200 locations. More information is available at www.adt.com.

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