Breakdown of features/cost for Livewatch
“ASAPer” is a gimmick. Something like a group voice chat after alarm event notification, to attempt to verify if its a false alarm prior to CS dispatch.
Available to all US (including FL and Canada residents
Month2 month/1yr equip lease
$19.95 CS monitoring only no interactive/remote alarm.com access/capabilities
$29.95 CS monitoring, basic interactive (alarm.com remote arm/disarm only), crash and smash
$39.95 CS monitoring, advanced alarm.com interactive, crash and smash, GEO location, empower home automation, weather, severe weather, image sensor
Add $5 for panel 2way voice communication
Add $10 Cameras (1,000 clips/storage, 1,000 clips uploads limit per month, up to 4 Cameras)
Livewatch uses Criticom Monitoring Services (CA, NJ, FL) (http://www.cmsn.com/) which is lacking CSAA Five Diamond certification, and is not IQ certified.
Breakdown of features/cost for Suretycam
not available to Canada, FL residents
$14.95/month2month- interactive self monitoring, remote access arm/disarm alarm.com, geo fence/location
$19.95/month2month- gold interactive, self monitoring, remote acess arm/disarm alarm.com geo fence location, image sensors, empower zwave home automation (hvac/tstat, lights, locks, garage), panel weather/sever weather alerts
$22.95/month2month- Interactive, 24-7 CS monitoring, crash and smash protection, remote access arm/disarm alarm.com, geo location services
$27.95/month2month- Gold Interactive, 24-7 CS monitoring, 2-way voice, crash and smash protection, panel weather/severe weather alerts, remote access arm/disarm alarm.com, empower zwave home automation (HVAC/tstat, lights, locks, garage), image sensors, geo location services
add $3 for Energy Feature/Metering (emPower Smart Energy Plus)
add $5 for Cameras (1,000 clips/storage, 1,000 clips uploads limit per month, up to 4 Cameras, additional $5 expansion option offering blocks of 5,000 clips with 4 more cameras)
UL Listed, IQ Certified, CSAA Five Diamond Certified Central Station (Monitoring America CO-OP)
Activation fee: FREE (for Gold)
CSAA Five Diamond rating certifies central stations that are committed to the highest training standards in the central station monitoring industry.
The IQ Certification Program gives consumers a way to identify alarm companies that are committed to providing them with high-quality security and life safety systems.