Around here, few things excite us more than new security and automation products and features, and right now something has us all abuzz with delight. Why? Honeywell recently released some new enhancements to the popular and award winning Total Connect 2.0 platform that will allow users to more completely adapt Total Connect to the way they live and work. In our busy and increasingly technologically integrated lives, that is a big deal.

It is amazing how transformative a few changes can be. That is certainly true of Total Connect 2.0. On the surface, the new updates add features that enhance the user experience, which is always beneficial. However, together the new enhancements extend the value and reach of their security and automation products and provide the user with incredible benefits that allow them to streamline their increasingly mobile lives.

What is Total Connect 2.0?

If you are new to home security and automation products, Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 is a unique platform that permits users of smart devices such as smartphones and tablets and internet connected devices to view, manage, and control their security system and automation functions from anywhere at any time. Users can do things like view their security or surveillance video in real time, get alerts, turn off and on enabled lighting, electronics and appliances; lock and unlock doors, and track vehicles or other assets using GPS technologies. The platform is applicable to the home and business, and is amazingly versatile.

About the New Total Connect 2.0 Enhancements

Total Connect 2.0 has already proven to be invaluable in the home and in the business and commercial sectors. It has absolutely changed the way individuals and businesses approach such things as security, productivity, energy efficiency, and asset management. Now, new features make all of those things easier and better.

Here are some of the new features, and their descriptions.

New Interface

The dynamic new Total Connect 2.0 interface has a sleek new design that is easier to use and is familiar across all platforms. It is also available in four languages, English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Smart Scene Wizards

This new features helps the users set up and configure various scenes according to their needs and priorities. The Wizard can help configure scenes for maximum efficiency, convenience, comfort, or ambiance for example. The sleek new interface makes configuration fast and simple.

Smart Auto-Syncing

The new system now offers Smart Auto-Syncing with the LYNX Touch 7000, 5200, and 5100 control systems. Updates occur automatically, within seconds.

Touch ID from Apple

One of the most significant enhancements is the Touch ID from Apple. This highly advanced and secure feature allows Touch enabled Apple iOS device users to log in to their system using their fingerprint as their ID, instead of passcodes.

Individually the features are impressive, but together they allow the user to leverage their systems and technologies to the fullest. If you have any questions about Total Connect 2.0 and the new features, please feel free to contact us. We would be happy to show you how Total Connect can be used to streamline your life, home, or business.

Keith Maley
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