17 Jan ADT’s New Website and App Platform Called ADT Control
ADT Control is the new interactive services app from ADT. ADT Control works with the new ADT Command Panels.
The new website control.adt.com and the app called ADT Control.
The ADT Control platform is replacing ADT Pulse Platform that has been used for the last 6 years to provide interactive services for millions of ADT Customers.
The new ADT Control platform will have nearly all the features that ADT Pulse has had with addition of some new exciting ones. It will continue to help residential and small business customers to control their alarm system, locks, lights, garage doors, thermostats and watch video. The only feature that might be lost is the ability to have home view where you can put your devices on a floorplan display.
These are some of the new and exciting features of the ADT Control platform.
- ADT Control Cameras can be seen on Apple Watch as well as ability to control the alarm and automation
- ADT Control Cameras will have a shorter “cool down” period in between recorded clips closer to 30 seconds. (ADT Pulse Cameras had a 5 minute cool down)
- Geofencing services to get reminders to arm the system, change temperature, or pause recording on cameras while customers are home.
- Integration with MyQ Garage Door Controllers
- Integration with Alarm.com devices
- Unexpected Activity Alerts
- Dawn and Dusk Features – so you can set your lights to turn on and off with the sunrise and not have to change the times several times a day on your schedules.
- Program codes for deadbolts from ADT Control website
- Manage users and codes easier
- Access from TV with Amazon FireTV, Amazon FireTV Stick, or 4th gen Apple TV with the downloaded app to view cameras.
- Crash and Smash feature
- Notifications when a zone is left open for a specified period of time
- Power Outage notifications when a high percentage of users in a 5 mile radius also lose power
- Multi-language support
- Ability to arm in silent mode, or no delay
- Lights can be grouped together for easier control