Comcast Launched Xfinity Home Monitoring and Automation Services

  • Posted on: 23 March 2012
  • By: chw staff

Comcast has launched a home monitoring and automation service for its Vermont customers.  Called the “Xfinity Home”, the service offers a range of security and energy management solutions, such as the ability to manage your thermostats remotely. In addition to asking your neighbour to keep an eye on your home while you are away, you can keep an eye on it as well.  Xfinity Home offers live video stream from your in home wireless cameras.

The Xfinity Home service comes with a downloadable App for Apple iOS products.  This allows access into the Xfinity system while you are away from home or you can go via a web portal from a laptop or PC.  Comcast has thrown in a touch screen Tablet that connects to the internet to offer the latest news, weather and traffic information and sports results/timetable.

The service allows you to personalized it to suite your needs. You can set it to email your or send text alerts when doors are open or closed or when the motion sensors report activity inside or outside the home. Comcast also provide a central monitoring service that can despatch the emergency services for you.

“Xfinity Home brings digital home monitoring to a new level and we are pleased to introduce it to our Vermont customers”, said Mary McLaughin, Senior VP of Comcast Western England Region.  You can get the Xfinity Home Preferred Package for $39.99 per month.

See also:Verizon to Launch Home Monitoring and Control Service