You’re connected 24/7 when you own your own business. You worry about your employees, your products, your customers, whether you’re on the premises or lying in bed. You want to be able to look into your office, your store, your restaurant from the comfort of your own living room - if not your smartphone.
That’s exactly what Honeywell Total Connect video solutions enable you to do. They put the power of connectivity to your business in your palm, so you never have to worry again.
Maybe you own a restaurant and while on vacation, you check in and see your waitress correctly setting up the tables. Or maybe you’re a florist and while at home, you check in and see your employees are goofing off. Or maybe you’re have an ecommerce website and while you’re at the airport, you check in and see your customer service person with his feet up.
Total Connect allows you to view video clips and live footage from cameras carefully placed around your business on your smartphone or web-enabled device. You can make sure your employees aren’t taking extended breaks. You can make sure inventory deliveries are made on time.
Although wired cameras are more reliable, the wireless ones allow you flexibility as to where they’re placed. You would also want to consider whether a dome or bullet camera is a better fit. Since people can’t see inside the dome, they can’t determine in which direction it’s pointing and recording them. And, depending on the layout, you may want to include outdoor cameras as a part of your system.
When it comes to the type and number of cameras that your space needs, talking to a local security expert is a good way to get started.
The best part of Total Connect is the ability to pull up your phone from anywhere and get access to video footage. With a user friendly interface, you can easily access the app on your phone or the website on your desktop and choose which camera to stream video from. You don’t need to go undercover to find out what’s going on. You just need remote access to your security system. And, Total Connect does exactly that and more.
Speaking of more, email notifications are one of my favorite options from Honeywell’s Total Connect. You can receive emails with video clips of critical times of the day such as the middle of the dinner rush hour or the disarming of the system in the morning. All you have to do is set up a notification within the app. If you’re interested in step-by-step guide on setting up event notifications, read this post.
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