Honeywell Total Connect 2.0

Some of the new features added to the Total Connect 2.0 system from Honeywell include the ability to view live video from a smart phone, computer or web tablet.

Honeywell's new Total Connect 2.0 offers users the ability to access their systems' functions remotely with a smart phone, and the ability to view live video with any web-enabled device, including a smart phone and web tablet.

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Robert Archer · June 15, 2011

Honeywell is one of the largest security system manufacturers in the entire electronics market and recently the Melville, N.Y.-based company updated its versatile Total Connect system to incorporate the newest technologies available in the category.

The company’s new Total Connect 2.0 system is said to install faster for installers and its now able to integrate with Honeywell’s LYNX and VISTA alarm systems more easily. Among the system’s new features are its ability to provide real-time status and responses to users, and it offers the ability to allow users to remotely manage their systems.

In addition, Honeywell incorporates the ability to enable users to view live video from their computers, smart phones and web tablets to provide property owners with an extra level of security assurance. Honeywell also says the new 2.0 Total Connect system incorporates a flash-based graphical user interface (GUI) that makes system navigation easier for users by keeping the system’s entire operation within a single viewable screen.

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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at

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