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DSC Touch ‘all-in-one’ system features built-in camera and Android technology
Toronto, June 5 – DSC, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, has announced the introduction of DSC Touch, an advanced home automation solution complete with a 7-inch touchscreen, Android-based software, Alarm.com integration, dual-path connectivity with integrated Wi-Fi and Cellular and Z-Wave enabled technology as the latest product addition to the DSC wireless intrusion platform.
DSC Touch is an “all-in-one” sleekly designed, smart panel, supporting security, life safety and home control technology. Designed with an easy-to-use interface, the 7-inch touchscreen is compatible with Alarm.com, the leading platform solution for the connected home. DSC Touch leverages Alarm.com’s interactive security, video monitoring, energy management and home automation services used in millions of homes today.
Android-based software supports feature rich user experience including custom text-to-speech sensor names and language translation for Spanish and French. Built-in Wi-Fi and Z-Wave technology enables DSC Touch with wireless communication to connect to a fast growing ecosystem of Internet of Things devices. Cloud based firmware upgrades are managed remotely, reducing truck rolls, ongoing customer support needs and ensuring the latest software updates are incorporated into the system.
DSC Touch includes an integrated Panel Camera that takes a picture of the person who disarms the system and captures images during an alarm event. It features two-way voice, one-touch arming and disarming, panic button, SD card slot to add personal photos for the photo frame feature, and built-in help videos to assist with things like sensor battery replacement or installation. It is also a perfect solution for the fast growing DIY market.
“The DSC Touch offering is an outcome of our investment in Qolsys, which combines Qolsys innovation, and legendary DSC reliability – resulting in a technology leading product for the market,” said David Grinstead, vice president, Global Sales, Tyco Security Products. “This exceptionally smart panel features the latest technologies that consumers are asking for – including home management, remote monitoring and interactive security control. We are pleased to share it with our existing as well as new customers.”
End users can remotely arm and disarm the system, view camera feeds, receive event notifications and system status updates, and control lights, locks, thermostats and more from the Alarm.com mobile app.
For more information on DSC Touch, visit http://www.dsc.com.
DSC Intrusion Security products are part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company. DSC provides security professionals with products of superior quality and performance in more than 140 countries worldwide. They include alarm control panels, keypads, user interfaces, detection devices, alarm communication products, and industry-leading alarm monitoring technology. More information on DSC can be found at www.dsc.com.
About Tyco Security Products
Tyco Security Products and its leading brands conducts business in over 177 countries around the world, in multiple languages and employs over 2,800 employees globally, including research and development, marketing, manufacturing, sales, service and logistics teams in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. Our products, built by developers from all product disciplines, consistently allow customers to see more, do more, and save more across multiple industries and segments including healthcare, government, transportation, finance, retail, commercial and residential. Worldwide, Tyco Security Products helps protect 42% of Fortune 500 companies, transportation systems on five continents, 37% of the world’s top 100 retailers, over two million commercial enterprises, thousands of students in more than 900 educational facilities, and over five million private residences.