Geekdad – ATOMS Garage Door Opener

My latest acquisition in the smart home build has been the ATOMSTM Garage Door Opener by SkyLink. Honestly, most garage door openers are going to accomplish the same function – you want it to open and close the door all while not breaking Read more…

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Smarten Your Garage Security With The Smart Home Skylink ATOMSTM Garage Door Opener

Skylink has been offering quality wireless control systems for home and entertainment since 1990. Offering products in everything from home security systems to universal remote controls and various other products designed to make life in the 21st century easier to navigate, Skylink certainly holds it’s own in the world of the smart home.

The ATOMSTM Garage Door Opener is a smart garage door opener that is going to allow users to control and monitor their garage door entirely from their smartphone. Featuring a built-in LED light, easy installation, quiet operation and infrared sensors for additional safety, the ATOMSTM is an easy contender when compared to other smart garage door openers currently on the market. Read more

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IFTTT Notification Options

IFTTT Notification Options

IFTTT offers a lot more options to notify you in case of an emergency

SkylinkNet will notify you regarding the incidents such as sensor activation or alarm during a break in or other emergency situations with the built-in push notification of your smartphone. What if you would also like to notify someone who is not using the SkylinkNet App? such as your friends, neighbors, relatives while you are on vacation?

Here are several new ways you can setup your SkylinkNet along with IFTTT to have more options for notification.

1) Send a text message – You can send a text message to designated phone number(s) when the alarm goes off. This is one of the most useful applets. However, please note that IFTTT only allows each account to send up to 100 messages a month, please be aware. But this is ideal for panic alarm situation.

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2) Call someone – You can set up IFTTT to call a phone number and it will playback a user defined voice message.

IFTTT Recipe: Call my neighbor when my SkylinkNet alarm goes off connects skylinknet to phone-call

3) Email – You can always send the emergency message by email.

IFTTT Recipe: When SkylinkNet Hub is in specific mode, send an email notification connects skylinknet to email

4) Skype – Skype channel on IFTTT has just been launched recently, so instead of the above notification, IFTTT can send a message on Skype for all the SkylinkNet events. This is ideal for those of you who is logged in to Skype all the time.

IFTTT Recipe: When SkylinkNet alarm goes off, send a message on Skype connects skylinknet to skype

With all these notification options, we are confident that you will be pleased on how we notify you during an emergency versus traditional alarm company that charges monthly fees.

Please let us know if you can think of any other ways that you can be notified with the SkylinkNet system.


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