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A Closer Look at a Home with the 2GIG® EDGE System

John Leblanc | May 19, 2021
john.leblanc@nortekcontrol.com
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Earlier in Marchwe released our most sophisticated product yet, the 2GIG® EDGE Security and Automation Panel. Our most state-of-the-art panel yet combines the best features and technology, giving users a wealth of automation features in addition to cutting edge security enhancements. Let’s look at some of the amazing new features of the EDGE panel and how it integrates into the larger ecosystem of 2GIG products.

Master control program: What are the key features of the EDGE panel? 

The 2GIG EDGE panel lies at the heart of home security and automation system. Never before has one panel offered so many security and automation options in one sleek package, including: 

  • The ability to disarm home security system with face recognition. 
  • Quick, easy programming and installation. 
  • Increased security and data privacy, keeping a home and personal information safe. 
  • Full smart home integration with touch panel and voice controls through Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. 
  • Full video feeds from up to 8 cameras, including security and doorbell cameras. 

And the control options don’t stop there. In addition to these exciting new features, the EDGE panel is also fully compatible with a full line of encrypted sensors and Z-Wave devices giving full access to all the control systems in home or commercial business from the same panel. These include products such as: 

Next-level home security 

With both the 2GIG EDGE Panel and EDGE Remote Keypad – a secondary touch screen keypad designed for use in a different room or area of the house  a homeowner can control each of these systems with ease and are alerted to changes that may occur with any of them. For example, the 2GIG-FT1-345 Flood and Temperature Sensor monitors ambient temperature and detects wet and dry flood conditions. With the EDGE panel, you will be alerted immediately to any changes to help prevent water damage. 

The EDGE panel is fully compatible with 2GIG Encrypted SensorsThe Glass Break Detector can sense broken glass in a range of up to 15 feet, and relays this information directly to the EDGE panel. And the wall-mounted Motion Detector unit offers wide-angle protection of spaces up to 30 feet deep by 50 feet wide and can be set to tolerate animals up to 55 pounds.  

And thanks to its built-in Z-Wave Plus V2 functionality, the EDGE panel works directly with smart home automation productsThe 2GIG Smart Z-Wave Plus Thermostat makes controlling the temperature in home a breezeand the Z-Wave Plus Garage Door Opener Remote Controller accessory can be controlled directly from the EDGE panel and is compatible with virtually any automatic opener connected to a sectional door. 

Each of these systems works directly with the 2GIG EDGE control panel and Alarm.com to keep customers informed via a mobile phone or panel and home automated at all times of what’s going on in your space. 

 

For more information on 2GIG security products and technology, check out some of our other recent blogs.