AT&T launched Digital Life home security and automation system with Windows Phone support

AT&T has today launched their Digital Life home security system, which allows users to secure their homes, check in on their kids or pets, adjust the temperature, let their housesitter in the front door, or check to see if they closed your garage door, from almost anywhere.

AT&T Digital Life is an all-digital, monitored, fully integrated, wireless home management system, giving customers flexibility to manage their home from their smartphone, tablet or PC. The Digital Life application is available on most web browsers and apps are available for iOS, Android smartphones and Windows Phones.

"We know how important security is to our customers, and this was our top priority when we set out to build Digital Life," said Kevin Petersen, senior vice president, AT&T Digital Life. "People rely on their mobile devices more than ever, so Digital Life offers an easy and convenient way to secure their homes, protect their families and simplify their lives from virtually anywhere."

Customers can choose from two base plans: Simple Security or Smart Security which includes enhanced security features and the option to add home automation.

Simple Security – Includes 24/7 home monitoring, 24-hour battery backup, a wireless keypad, keychain remote, recessed sensors and an indoor siren for $29.99 a month plus $149.99 for equipment and installation.

Smart Security – Includes the benefits of Simple Security plus a choice of three of the following features: motion sensor, carbon monoxide sensor, glass break sensor, smoke sensor or takeover kit. Smart Security begins at $39.99 a month plus $249.99 for equipment and installation.

Customers who select Smart Security can add these automation packages:

Camera Package – View live video from inside and outside of the home for an additional $9.99 a month plus equipment and installation.

Energy Package – Control appliances, lighting and thermostats for convenience and energy efficiency for an additional $4.99 a month plus equipment and installation.

Door Package – Allow a pet sitter or repairman into your home remotely with automated door locks, or check to see whether your garage door is open or closed for an additional $4.99 a month plus equipment and installation.

Water Detection Package – Detect water leaks before damage occurs for an additional $4.99 a month plus equipment and installation.

Water Control Package – Detect leaks and shut off water at the main water source for an additional $9.99 a month plus equipment and installation.

The service is available today  in 15 markets including Atlanta, Austin, Texas, Boulder, Colo., Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Riverside, Calif., San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis and select areas of the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area. AT&T plans to introduce Digital Life in up to 50 markets by the end of 2013. Customers can purchase Digital Life regardless of their wireless or wireline broadband provider.

To learn more about Digital Life availability, visit www.att.com/digitallife.

Via Engadget.com

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