ADT, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, today announced the launch of ADT Go, an innovative and easy-to-use mobile app to connect and protect families wherever life takes them. ADT Go was created in partnership with trusted locator and communication tool Life360, and a free premium trial is now available for anyone looking to experience ADT professional monitoring outside of their home or business. “We believe everyone deserves to feel safe, no matter where they are, and the need to protect your family doesn’t stop at the front door,” said Jay Darfler, Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets at ADT. “ADT Go represents an opportunity to redefine what personal security truly means. By partnering with Life360, our hope is to empower more families to experience life because they feel safe.” ADT Go is equipped with 24/7 emergency response from ADT’s live monitoring agents, backed by Life360’s proprietary location technology. Core features of ADT Go include: SOS Emergency Response: Access to 24/7 emergency response from ADT’s live monitoring agents, providing peace of mind knowing ADT is there for your family around the clock when they’re away from home Family Connectivity: Simplify communication with family location sharing, private messaging, activity history and battery life alertsAccording to a Pew Research Center survey, some 84 percent of American households contain at least one smartphone Safety Assistance: Automatic notifications when loved ones arrive or depart from designated places like home, work or school. Driver safety alerts notify family automatically when a crash is detected, dispatches emergency services and stays on the line until help arrives as well as provides extended roadside assistance for minor accident support Crime Awareness: Local crime data with happenings from your community, where available American households contain at least one smart phone The opportunity to extend protection for the most important people in your life is easier than ever before. According to a Pew Research Center survey, some 84 percent of American households contain at least one smartphone. ADT Go will transform your family’s device into a mobile personal security device, giving users peace of mind in knowing loved ones are safe and connected from anywhere. “Life360’s partnership with ADT extends the realm of safety beyond the front door allowing families to feel safe and synchronised no matter where they are,” said Chris Hulls, CEO of Life360. “ADT Go combines the benefits of Life360’s advanced mobile technology with the support of ADT’s security professionals to redefine the concept of personal security."
ADT Anywhere offers 24/7 roadside assistance ADT LLC, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, announced the launch of ADT Anywhere, a new family safety service and mobile app built in conjunction with trusted partner and family location provider Life360. The new ADT Anywhere app offers customers peace of mind by combining Life360's proprietary family location technology, 24/7 crash detection, and roadside assistance with professional panic response monitoring via ADT Canopy. ADT Anywhere family locator “We recognise the need to feel secure doesn’t stop at our customers’ front doors. ADT Anywhere serves as a natural extension to our security services, empowering customers and their families to feel safe and secure, wherever life takes them,” said Jay Darfler, Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets. “ADT Anywhere is more than just a family locator; it turns your smartphone into an on-the-go mobile security device with ADT’s 20,000 employees standing by to help, 24/7.” The new ADT Anywhere app places confidence in users’ hands, knowing their entire family is in touch, safely and securely. Key features include: Family connectivity: Family map with always-on location and check-ins, private messaging to stay in touch, and 30 days of location history. Safety alerts: Automatic notices when loved ones arrive or depart designated places like home, work, or school and when smartphone battery life is low. Crime awareness: Local crime alerts and sex offender information. Personal emergency response: An integrated ADT Canopy Panic button provides 24/7 professional emergency response from ADT, America’s #1 security company. Roadside assistance "ADT Anywhere is more than just a family locator; it turns your smartphone into an on-the-go mobile security device" In addition, ADT Anywhere provides peace of mind for the entire family when loved ones are on the road. Leveraging smartphone technology, accelerometers and Life360’s proprietary location technology, the app automatically detects speed, when phones are used during a drive or even when a car accident occurs. In the event of a detected crash, 24/7 live agent support will automatically dispatch emergency services to the location if necessary.In 2014 alone, more than 220,000 teenagers were treated in emergency rooms for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. Now, parents may rely on ADT Anywhere to receive driving-related notifications if a teen is using the phone while driving, is speeding, or should an accident occur. The app also offers 24/7 roadside assistance.“Life360 is excited to partner with ADT to redefine the concept of personal security,” said Chris Hulls, Life360 CEO. “ADT Anywhere leverages the power of the smartphone to take something traditionally limited to the confines of a home and instead give consumers protection anytime and anywhere. This will enable ADT and Life360 to offer security to an entirely new segment of customers that were previously out of reach with legacy products.”