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Ooma makes adding home security to phone system simple

Techstination feature for Monday, July 3, 2017

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    Ooma is a company that helped to pioneer phone systems using the Internet that are affordable and reliable.   Now Ooma has branched out into home security by using the Ooma Telo base for door and window sensors as well as detectors for motion and water leaks. They’ve partnered with Nest and others as well.  The system is armed or disarmed through a mobile app, and when you are notified of an event, you have the immediate option to connect to your local 911 no matter where you are.  Director of Product Management Thad White…

“To the operator, it appears as if the call is coming from my home and then it conferences in my phone so I am talking to the emergency personnel”

There is a small monthly charge for standard Ooma phone subscribers.  Ooma Premier subscribers can add the home security service for free.

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