What is a smart doorbell camera?

Doorbell cameras are a relatively recent feature developed for home security systems. They provide a new level of protection at the front door for homeowners and residents. A doorbell with monitor has a built-in surveillance camera that allows you to view it from any tablet, phone, or computer.

How does this type of video doorbell work?

A smart video doorbell cam works by allowing you to view live video of whoever is outside your door, without having to open the door, move a curtain or peak through a window. Doorbells with monitors allow you to discreetly view who is at the door without making your presence known. They are one of the first components of a smart home. They can often use the existing door bell wiring. We offer professional installation.
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Not only does this make it possible to screen your door visitors the same way caller ID works for your phone calls, but you also don’t have to let a stranger or potential intruder know you are home.

You can view a live video image from outside your front door. You can watch your video feed from a phone, tablet or other devices. It is more subtle than a security camera while still providing the functionality of a doorbell. Push notifications occur in real-time. Motion sensors detect many types of activity.

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Benefits of smart doorbell cams

ADS carries the award-winning brand, Skybell. Smart video doorbells make it possible to interact with visitors at the door. Using a simple app, you can see and speak with a visitor at your door anytime. Here are some of the features Skybell video doorbells include:

      • 1080p HD video 
      • Full-color night vision capable
      • Cloud recording & storage
      • Motion detection
      • Weather and rain-proof
      • Units can withstand temperatures between -40 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit
      • Complete home security integration

There are many benefits and uses that come with having a doorbell with a built-in camera. Some people like to spend time in their rec rooms and use them, so they don’t have to check the door every time the doorbell rings. People use the video recordings to see if their package ever arrived. Others use them so their kids never have to answer the door when left home alone. Parents even use them to make to find out if they had guests coming over they weren’t supposed to.

With smart app control, a user can decide how they receive alerts. They can turn off the traditional doorbell chime and only use mobile notifications in silent mode. A video alert gets sent someone is standing at the door for more than ten seconds, but the doorbell will not chime. Skybell has many feature-rich benefits. In addition to innovative technology, these units are well made and look attractive on the outside of the house. Theft protection is another big selling point.

The take Away

In conclusion, these types of cameras are highly versatile for many different applications. They can provide you with peace of mind knowing that you or your children never have to open or even go to the front door to find out who is there. Once you start answering your front door from your smartphone, you’ll feel more connected to your front door. Doorbell cams are part of a complete home security package.

A robust security plan means protecting all areas of your house. ADS safeguards against all kinds of security threats. We guard against water damage, furnace flair up, and burst pipes in the wintertime. Cameras, smart locks, and lighting control perfectly complement a front doorbell cam.

When calling, call ask about our complete line of home security services. We want you to feel safe and secure in your property. ADS has been protecting homes in Illinois since 1968. Our company enjoys a stellar reputation online. We let the customers do the taking for us.

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