AMITYVILLE, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that every 13 seconds another home falls victim to an intrusion? And that two-million-plus home intrusions occur every year? Frightening, yet true, the FBI confirms that this is the most common threat to your home and that only 21% of homes in the U.S. have installed a home security system as precaution. What if you could escape this statistic and gain piece of mind? And what if you had the ability to monitor it all from your smartphone?
As June kicks-off burglary prevention month, Richard L. Soloway, noted security expert and Chairman of NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSC) (333 Bayview Avenue, Amityville, NY 11701  842-9400 www.napcosecurity.com) announces the launch of NAPCO's newest security product iBridge™ Connected Home, a product that he says "will help make people's homes safer."The new home security and automation product line allows customers manage their home security from a smartphone, tablet or computer. The concept behind the technology is known as "The Internet of Things" (IoT) in which everyday objects are outfitted with sensors and connected to the web. This is a concept, which has been brewing for several years, and of which NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. is at the forefront.
iBridge™ Connected Home has several different functions and features which includes the ability to:
- Control your entire home security system which includes intrusion prevention, fire and carbon monoxide alarms and operation of door locks
- Send a silent alarm or panic alert to get help from authorities
- Receive alerts on your smartphone if your alarm system is triggered
- View a live video stream of what's happening from small secure cameras installed around the home. Also, see clips of ten seconds before and after a triggered event to determine if it is a true emergency or a false alarm
- Check on the kids or the pets by viewing the secure camera network
- Receive live video alert "messages" on the events you choose
- Control lights, thermostats and small appliances
- Set and schedule heating and cooling temperatures that can help cut costs on energy bills by up to 20-percent according to the US Department of Energy
About NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc.
NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSC) is one of the world's leading manufacturers and solutions providers of high-technology electronic security, connected home, school lock down systems, video, fire alarm, access control and door locking systems. The Company consists of four Divisions: NAPCO, its security and connected home segment, plus three wholly-owned subsidiaries: Alarm Lock, Continental Instruments, and Marks USA. Headquartered in Amityville, New York, its products are installed by tens of thousands of security professionals worldwide in commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and government applications. Since 1969, NAPCO products have earned a reputation for innovation, technical excellence and reliability, positioning the Company for growth in the multi-billion dollar and rapidly expanding electronic security market. Chairman Richard L. Soloway¹s comments on all aspects of security have appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Business Week, Forbes, Crain's New York Business, Newsday, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, Entertainment Weekly, Detroit Free Press, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Transcript and The Robb Report among others. NAPCO has a stock market capitalization of over $100 million and employs more than 800 employees worldwide. For additional information on NAPCO, please visit the Company's web site at http://www.napcosecurity.com and for information on Richard L. Soloway visit www.richardsoloway.com.
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