Capabilities advice

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Capabilities advice

by hamiltonvideo » Wed May 04, 2016 1:03 pm


I am currently installing a 40 camera security into a new school building using Acti software and ONVIF supported cameras. They then wondered about an alarm type system that could replace the motion detection system they have in their old building. Right now when the last person leaves they have to set the security and then if anyone goes into the building after that time, a few people receive a phone call.

This is what I am thinking: Add Sighthound to my system just for the monitoring a couple doors with the Real Time Alerts. I would then set a schedule to alert after hours and hopefully replace the need for the other alarm system. (saving them a ton of money).

1. Am I in the right thinking that this would do the job for me?
2. Is there a way to send alerts to more than one phone at a time? (I would prefer 2-3)
3. Anything I am missing that I need to be aware of?

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Re: Capabilities advice

by harmer007 » Thu May 05, 2016 11:49 pm

Maybe if the 2-3 people all shared the same email address that the alerts can all be sent to.....get a yahoo app for each phone and have sighthound send the alerts all to the same address.

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Re: Capabilities advice

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Re: Capabilities advice

by joelegg » Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:22 pm

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Re: Capabilities advice

by Semper Vaporo » Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:46 am

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