Resideo Bolsters First Alert VX Series with VX5 Indoor Camera

The First Alert VX5 Indoor Camera from Resideo can be installed in a variety of security systems and controlled by homeowners through the company’s companion Total Connect 2.0 app.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Resideo Technologies, a global provider of solutions for home comfort, security and safety, recently unveiled its First Alert VX5 Indoor Camera at the ISC West 2024 show.

The indoor camera is the latest addition to the company’s First Alert VX  Series, which includes the First Alert Outdoor Camera and Video Doorbell. Resideo states the VX5 Indoor Camera incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) event detection, a feature the company calls, a unique automated privacy mode, and flexible installation options that Resideo emphasizes, meets the needs of professional security dealers.

“We’re committed to expanding the coverage and functionality of our security offerings to deliver end-to-end solutions that deliver new services and business growth for our professional security customers,” says Pat Tessier, senior director of product marketing at Resideo. “Resideo’s First Alert cameras and professionally installed systems offer a platform that can be fully connected – from the outdoors, to the front door and inside – providing complete home security protection for customers.”

During the just completed ISC West 2024 Show in Las Vegas, the global security company highlighted a number of new products, including the VX5 Indoor Camera.

Some of the options the indoor camera offers include:

  • Advanced event detection: Intelligent capabilities detect people, pets and vehicles, helping to keep family and belongings safe and secure even when users aren’t at home.
  • High-quality video and audio: Sharp, two-megapixel resolution provides both day and night vision, a wide field-of-view, and two-way talk to enable user engagement and interaction.
  • Privacy mode: The VX5 Indoor Camer allows users to select the product’s “Privacy Mode” from the app or by pushing a button on the camera to activate its built-in privacy shield, which prevents the camera from recording video and audio. According to Resideo, by integrating with the ProSeries security panel, the privacy shield opens effortlessly when the system is armed and closes when system is disarmed.
  • One-App control of the connected home: Resideo points out that its Total Connect 2.0 app puts control of the home security system in the hands of users to provide homeowners easy access to arm, disarm and check alerts for their security system.

The company asserts the First Alert VX5 Indoor Camera complements its existing professional security offerings and it provides a whole-home awareness, intrusion and security platform. Through the product dealers can offer flexible installation options and a variety of AlarmNet 360 video service plans to increase their recurring monthly revenues.

Resideo adds the indoor camera will be available at through its ADI Global Distribution business.

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