ELMHURST, Ill., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the next year, the number of U.S. households using smart home technology is expected to double to 30 million1, according to a survey conducted by Xfinity. LiftMaster®, the number one brand of professionally installed garage door openers and access solutions offers a simple way to turn any home into a smart home, providing control of the garage and multiple home devices all through one application – LiftMaster's free MyQ® app, available at the Google Play and Apple iTunes app stores. Designed to integrate with most garage door brands, MyQ provides smart home connectivity with garage door control, as well as home lighting and video.
To provide insight into what is happening at home, MyQ sends notifications if the garage door is left open and allows homeowners to close it from anywhere with their smartphone. The MyQ app also offers a scheduling function that allows homeowners to program what time the lights turn on and off, or turn them on and off manually. Unlike old light timers – which only allow for one schedule – homeowners can now customize timing, allowing one setting for weekdays, one setting for weekends and another if users are traveling. This also allows homeowners to be more energy efficient and save on their electric bill.
"LiftMaster is leading the way in home connectivity capabilities, providing homeowners oversight of their home through one application, whether garage door access, lighting, and even video," said John Villanueva, Vice President, Marketing, LiftMaster. "By connecting their garage door opener to MyQ – regardless of what brand of garage door opener they have – homeowners can tap into the latest home control systems, providing greater peace-of-mind, security and access, whether they're on vacation, at work, or running errands."
Additionally, through LiftMaster's Works with Nest integration with Nest Cam Indoor and Outdoor security cameras, homeowners can view what is going on at home. While MyQ alerts users of garage door activity via smart phone push notifications, with Nest Cam Indoor and Nest Cam Outdoor cameras, users can also access a live feed of what's happening in the garage the moment the garage door is activated. To learn more about MyQ and how to connect your garage door opener, visit LiftMaster.com/Connectedhome.
LiftMaster is the number one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers, as well as a major manufacturer of commercial door operators, residential and commercial gate operators, telephone entry systems and related access control products. Driven by the access and security needs of the marketplace, LiftMaster's expansive line of state-of-the-art residential and commercial products are designed to fit any lifestyle or application, providing the latest technology and innovations in safety, security and convenience. For inquiries on LiftMaster products or to inquire about becoming an authorized dealer, please visit LiftMaster.com.
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