After hitting their Kickstarter funding goal in simply 48 hours again in June 2019, Edinburgh-based startup Boundary have simply launched their new good house safety system.
Installation & Monitoring
The DIY model of the alarm system will be self put in and with the skilled set up possibility it may be Police monitored too.
Having handed a programme of rigorous pre compliance testing, Boundary is at present pending certification (anticipated to be signed off finish Q1) to Grade 2 UK & European alarm testing requirements, which not solely signifies that the alarm is strong and performs reliably, however that it is usually tamper-proof to would-be burglars. Grade 2 certification can also be one of many necessities of insurers in addition to the police for an automated stage 1 precedence response.
Boundary say the alarm will be totally managed from a smart-phone, and operates on Z-wave radio commonplace.
The DIY system is appropriate with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant. Philips Hue integration is listed on the Boundary web site too and this seems to be by way of IFTTT fairly than inbuilt Zigbee.
It could be good to see a hyperlink up with some good locks and Boundary say that is on their checklist of potential integrations to contemplate.
The Boundary programs makes use of “industry standard X.509 and TLS” for end-to-end encryption of knowledge and guarantees over-the-air safety updates too.
Unlike comparable merchandise of its form, Boundary is constructed to final, with a lifespan of seven years. What’s extra, the system makes use of superior algorithms and expertise to examine the system remotely, together with battery life (CR123A batteries) which, within the sensors, ought to final over a yr.
I don’t assume I’ve ever seen one other product with such an sincere assertion as “lifespan of seven years”. We requested boundary what this implies precisely and so they advised us
[The system has a] 12 month guarantee, 3 yr prolonged with Plus or Pro plan, the System is designed with 7 yr minimal lifetime specification when it comes to high quality element choice
Boundary say their safety programs will grow to be the one good alarm within the UK correct sufficient to offer an automated police response and the one actually ‘smart’ alarm system to satisfy UK and European alarm requirements.
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