Tips for Preparing for the Next Big Emergency Nobody likes to think about disasters, but preparing for the worst is crucial to remaining safe when one inevitably strikes. Experts agree that disasters occur almost daily and may become more common. Taking time to prepare now can give you peace of mind in the future. We’ll
Travel with Peace of Mind When you’re on vacation, the last thing you want to worry about is what’s going on at home. Unfortunately, nagging worries about burglaries, bad weather, and other events prevents many homeowners from enjoying themselves on vacation or focusing on business trips. Thanks to the web of connected devices known as
How Do Alarm Systems Work? The sound of an alarm can be scary. You may have alarms installed for several situations—fire, burglary, and flooding—but that certainly doesn’t mean you ever want to have to use them. To help minimize the stress and confusion that can accompany an alarm going off, we’ll walk you through
How a Security System Can Keep Your Wallet as Safe as Your Home There are tons of benefits to smart homes and home security systems. Peace of mind, increased convenience, and automation, to name a few. But did you know all these seemingly expensive conveniences can also save you money? Despite the upfront cost
As artificial intelligence becomes a more prominent part of the industry, a smart home is no longer just one that can react to your voice commands or be controlled by a home automation app, but one that can do all that while learning how to better answer your questions, follow your commands, and predict based
Vivint Smart Home Makes Monitoring and Protecting Children Easy Keeping your family safe is a priority. Long before you bring your children home from the hospital, you look for ways to babyproof your home and make it a safe place for your kids. Vivint makes monitoring and protecting your children easy, thanks to a
According to home automation platform Wink, more than a quarter of all US homeowners use an Internet of Things (IoT) device in their homes. The company also details that the average homeowner or renter with smart home products benefits from a safer, securer home and that interest in smart home devices continues to grow despite
Amazon Makes Controlling Your Vivint Smart Home Products Even Easier The Amazon Echo smart home speaker was introduced in 2014, and people quickly learned to love the convenience of asking Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa, for assistance. Since then, Amazon has launched six additional models of the Echo, all of them compatible with Vivint systems.