You’ll be able to make use of a special monitoring setting for every of your sensors: armed, armed-stay or disarmed. Haven can faucet into WiFi and geolocation info to detect once you come residence or go away, so that you gained’t must, as an illustration, faucet in a code on a keypad to disarm the house monitoring features. Ecobee says its platform can inform the distinction between your company and intruders too.

Haven works with Alexa and HomeKit out of the gate, and Ecobee will add SmartThings and Google Assistant compatibility later.

Ecobee SmartCamera

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Alongside Haven, Ecobee has launched the aforementioned Alexa-controlled SmartCamera (which had been long-rumored) and a model of its SmartSensor for home windows and doorways. The SmartCamera makes use of compulsory two-factor authentication and has an eight-core processor to research footage regionally as a substitute of within the cloud. It solely uploads video when it’s armed and it detects movement. The SmartCamera captures 1080p footage and boasts a 170-degree discipline of view.

If your own home setup is armed and a door or window geared up with SmartSensors is opened, Ecobee will notify you. You’ll be capable to pair the sensors — which embody movement and occupant detection, in addition to temperature monitoring — with Ecobee’s Good Thermostat and the SmartCamera.

The camera and sensors are on sale at present. The SmartCamera prices $179 and a two-pack of SmartSensors will run you $79. Numerous bundles can be found too. Haven prices $5/month with video storage for one device or $10/month for as many units as you want.