DIY home security provider Abode Systems announced today the new Abode Security Kit. The newest entry to the Abode ecosystem provides an entry-level solution for to the brand’s Abode home security platform. Starting at $159.99, the three-piece kit includes the Abode Security Hub, a mini door/window sensor, and a keyfob, but can be expanded with additional devices to suit the customer’s needs.
The Abode Security Hub features built-in Wi-Fi for easy set up with in-app onboarding, with the app providing users with a means to set up and control the system. The Abode app also allows users to install each accessory device, as well as get event notifications, as well as set up device groups and automations.
The company’s new Security Kit also features compatibility with leading smart home devices, and integrates with voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Integration with the Google Nest ecosystem is also possible for the Abode Security Kit.
The new kit takes the place of Abode’s initial flagship home security kit — known as the Smart Security Kit — and enjoys many of the same features but without Z-Wave or Zigbee connectivity and HomeKit certification. Users have access to both self and professional monitoring options as well, giving them powerful tools like video recording and storage, detailed mobile event alerts, intelligent person, pet and package detection – starting at $7/month.
Additional Abode Security Kit features include:
● Cellular backup for lost connectivity during an outage
● Battery backup to keep system online in power outage
● Built-in 93db siren
● Detailed event notifications and timeline provided within the Abode app
● Smart person, package, and pet detection
With this announcement, Abode is actively expanding its range of offerings to cater to a diverse base of customer needs and preferences. Alongside the introduction of the new, affordable security kit, Abode is not losing sight of its original offerings that have become staples within the realm of home security. The company will continue to sell the original four-piece security kit, known as the Smart Security Kit for $279.99 MSRP as well as IOTA, the all-in-one Abode offering that combines a hub, PIR motion sensor, and an HD camera into a compact device for $329.99 MSRP.
Both the Smart Security Kit and IOTA system feature HomeKit compatibility along with Z-Wave and Zigbee connectivity and will be sold as premium solutions that satisfy specific needs, budgets, and preferences while still delivering the exceptional quality, functionality, and reliability Abode is known for. For a limited time, Abode is offering special introductory pricing for the Abode Security Kit. The newest Abode solution will start at $139.99 and include free shipping for a limited time only.
For more information on the new Abode Security Kit, visit: https://goabode.com/home-security-systems/security-kit
See also: Abode Announces Google Nest Integration