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Just What is a Geofence and what can it do for me?

    Your geofence sets up a boundary around a specific point, like your house, then triggers an event you wish to happen when you enter or exit that boundary. See what geofencing can do with your Forest FS911 system in the video below:   Geofencing FS911 from Forest Security, Inc. on Vimeo.

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Touchless Video Doorbell

  Say hello to the first touchless video doorbell! It rings without requiring any contact to reduce public health risks and make home visits and deliveries safer for all. The Touchless Video Doorbell is the next generation of video doorbells, combining sleek design with some of the most advanced video intelligence available for touch-free operation. It is the latest in technology innovation. The Touchless Video Doorbell eliminates the need to physically press a doorbell button. Anyone coming to your front …
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Automation is more than a convenience

Automation is More Than a Convenience… Say you’re woken up to the sound of your fire alarm. It is a scary and confusing situation, but by this this time, your Forest Security System has already switched your thermostat to Off (so any smoke is contained),  turned on your interior lights and unlocked your front door’s lock , all so you can safely make your way through the house and quickly get outside. While you are still making your way to …
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Video Doorbell Safety Tips

Your Video Doorbell’s built-in safety features and other Security Tips ● You know you can program your video doorbell to turn on your porch light when activated? It will give the appearance of someone always being at home. ● Add a motion-sensored light for added safety when visitors approach your door. (Delivery drivers will thank you too!) ● With the increase of online shopping, the number of packages left outside is at an all-time high. Your video surveillance system can …
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Security and Automation Helps to Manage Busy Lifestyles

Trying to run a busy household on top of managing a busy career? Forest Security can help by automating some of your daily activities. See what television host/author/real estate expert, Egypt Sherrod,  had to say after discovering Alarm.com, the technology that Forest Security installs, services and monitors. Egypt wanted to keep her family safe, but also noted the technology will help to make life a little simpler.     What makes Forest’s Alarm.com technology different? Customization, you can start out small …
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Can Your Home Withstand the Harsh Winter?

 Frigid temps can wreak havoc on your home. The last thing you need is an unexpected water leak due to frozen pipes, or food for your family gathering to spoil. That’s why we offer products such as the Wireless Temperature Sensor and Flood Detector – designed to protect your home against the harsh effects of major temperature fluctuations and flood conditions. With its internal temperature sensor, this mechanism can be programmed to identify cold, warm or hot temperature ranges …
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Increase Your Home Security with Today’s Technology

Security systems have improved greatly over the years. Has our home security kept up with today’s technology? Here are some tips to increase your home security and deter criminals setting their sights on your home. Use Smart Lighting Smart lighting can be an excellent way to prevent anyone from suspecting that you’ve left for the holidays or a vacation. With smart lighting, even if you are away from your residence for several weeks, you can manipulate lights remotely – making …
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Can You Catch Santa On You Video Cameras?

  Forest’s Video Cameras are Smart   Forest’s Video Cameras are Smart, but are they Smart Enough to Catch Santa? You Bet! Well, at least with a little help from Alarm.com. Starting on December 7th, you will be able to capture a Santa Sighting… Here’s how to set up Santa Security on your cameras: First off you need to ensure your app is updated to the latest version and have a Forest/Alarm.com Video Camera system installed in your home. (See …
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Smart Business Security FAQs

I already have a security system installed in my business. What makes yours different? Forest’s Smart Business Security offers you better protection through integrated technology that will help you to simplify the daily procedures of running your business. Our system can be controlled from anywhere. Your mobile app connects you to your alarm system, door locks/access control system, video cameras, lights, thermostats and more. Our system has proactive protection offering you automatic arming of your system / locking your doors …
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What makes Forest’s Business Security System Smart?

When it comes to running a business, day to day tasks, worries, and inconveniences keep you busy enough, you don’t need to worry about security too. Modern systems not only help to protect your business; they also help you to become more efficient. Forest’s commercial grade technology solutions were engineered specifically for the needs of small and mid-sized businesses. Our systems are professionally designed, installed, monitored, and serviced. We integrate your intrusion detection, video surveillance, access control and energy efficiency …
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