iSmart Alarm, Inc. Expands Internet of Things with IFTTT Channel for the iSmartAlarm Home Security System

The iSmartAlarm IFTTT Channel allows users to integrate their iSmartAlarm DIY Home Security System with hundreds of devices and apps they use every day.

Sunnyvale, CA April 01, 2015

iSmart Alarm, Inc., the US-based company revolutionizing DIY Home Security products, today announced the iSmartAlarm IFTTT Channel. The new IFTTT Channel allows iSmartAlarm to immediately and easily communicate with such IFTTT mainstays as Facebook, Nest Thermostat and Nest Protect, SmartThings, Google Drive, WeMo, and more. Users can also set schedules and rules, with almost unlimited options.

iSmartAlarm products offer users advanced smart home control, security and automation using their iPhone or Android devices at a fraction of the cost of traditional security companies. The company's flagship product is the iSmartAlarm, putting a 21st century spin on traditional security systems by offering a self-monitored, self-controlled home security system that is designed to be expandable, mobile and DIY, with no wiring necessary. There are no contracts and no monthly fees for customers - Families and individuals can use and expand the system with ease.

IFTTT is a San Francisco based company founded in 2010 on a mission to change the way people make connections between services and devices they use every day. IFTTT allows devices and apps to communicate with each other through Recipes created by users and companies. Over 19 million Recipes have been created so far and they run more than 600 million times per month.

"The iSmartAlarm IFTTT Channel is a wonderful opportunity to expand compatibility with devices and apps," said Raymond Meng, CEO and Co-Founder, iSmart Alarm, Inc. "Customers and users constantly come up with new ideas and ways for their iSmartAlarm to benefit them and their families, and IFTTT allows them to put those ideas into action immediately."

Examples of iSmartAlarm Recipes:

* Automatically Arm the iSmartAlarm when the user leaves home
* Immediately Activate LIFX and Philips Hue lights when the iSmartAlarm has been triggered
* Log all activity to Google Calendar or Evernote

The HD iCamera KEEP streaming and video-recording home security camera, with free automatic video storage, provides comprehensive home visibility with no monthly fees and no contracts. The motorized unit allows for wide range pan-tilt, IR lights provide high resolution night vision, and the system allows multi-iCamera support for comprehensive visibility and control. The Smart Switch allows iSmartAlarm users to control lights, electronics, and appliances. These products and services are part of the continued growth of the iSmartAlarm home control ecosystem, offering users a new level of control, security, and connectivity, allowing anyone to monitor, manage, and secure their home, property and family using their iPhone or Android devices.

About iSmart Alarm, Inc.
iSmart Alarm, Inc. was founded in Silicon Valley in 2012 on the principles of safety, beauty, and intelligence. They designed and developed the best smartphone-enabled DIY smart home security and home control systems, winning multiple app and design awards. With high ratings and awards from CNet, PC Mag, TechHome, SecurityGem, and others, the iSmartAlarm continues to grow as a leader in the home automation space. Their products are cool, simple to use, and affordable to everyone.

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