M2M Services and Alula Have Merged!

M2M Services and Alula have merged forces to best cater to the smart security market.

Announcing the merger of M2M Services, an award-winning provider of universal alarm panel communicators, connectivity, and interactive services, with Alula, a leader in smart security and Internet of Things (IoT).

Operating under the name M2M Services, the combined entity will leverage the strengths of both companies. The merger marks a significant achievement in the industry, creating a company with unrivaled products and services that cater to the ever-evolving demands of the smart security market and the professionals, such as GeoArm, who serve it.

Significant points of the M2M/Alula consolidation:

  1. Expanded Product Portfolio: The updated enterprise will provide a comprehensive selection of intelligent security solutions, incorporating advanced hardware, services, and cloud-driven technologies. Clients will benefit from a more diverse range of products, specifically designed to cater to their individual security requirements.
  2. Enhanced R&D Capabilities: Through the consolidation of research and development assets, the fresh M2M Services will hasten the speed of advancement, generating novel technologies that propel the industry ahead and augment the total user experience.
  3. Unparalleled Proficiency:  The fresh M2M Services unites a group of seasoned professionals and industry stalwarts from both firms. This collective knowledge will empower the company to tackle market obstacles and accurately predict upcoming trends.
  4. Client-Focused Strategy: Both M2M and Alula are united in their dedication to outstanding customer service. As a combined organization, they will maintain their focus on customer happiness, providing prompt assistance and customized solutions to cater to specific requirements.

About Alula?

Alula’s acclaimed security, automation, and fire solutions are specifically designed for today’s independent security dealers and integration experts. Alula provides comprehensive alarm and interactive services, a mobile application, dealer portal, wireless security/smart system, universal communicators, translators, cameras, sensors, and more. Alula’s objective is to offer unique security, automation, and smart property solutions that assist professional alarm dealers and integrators in expanding their business more lucratively. For additional details about purchasing Alula products and services, visit https://www.geoarm.com/alula.html.

About M2M Services?

M2M Services is committed to hastening the widespread acceptance of smart security globally via universal and cost-effective IoT solutions. The firm develops straightforward, inventive, and reliable technology that aids alarm companies in delivering smart security to all homes and businesses worldwide. The company functions in over 50 countries across six continents, catering to more than 10,000 businesses and influencing the everyday lives of millions of end-users. For additional details about purchasing M2M products and services, visit https://www.geoarm.com/m2m.html.

GeoAlarm Video Doorbell Security System Kits are GAME-CHANGING!

The GeoAlarm Wireless Security, Automation and Video Doorbell System. (small kit pictured above)

The GeoAlarm Wireless Video Doorbell Security Systems are NOW AVAILABLE, on GeoArm.com, in small, medium, large and extra-large kit sizes.

The GeoAlarm Video Doorbell allows you to see and communicate with anyone at your front door, no matter where you are. It features a high-definition 1080p camera that provides crystal-clear video footage, ensuring that you can easily identify visitors. The two-way audio system allows for seamless communication, making it convenient for receiving packages or talking to guests.

One of the standout features of this kit is its wireless connectivity. The video doorbell connects to your home’s Wi-Fi network, allowing you to access live video feeds and receive notifications on your smartphone or tablet. This means you can monitor your front door even when you’re away from home, providing an extra layer of security and peace of mind.

Installation is a breeze with the GeoAlarm Video Doorbell Wireless Security System Kit. It comes with all the necessary mounting hardware and a step-by-step guide, making it easy for anyone to set up. In terms of security features, the GeoAlarm Video Doorbell offers motion detection capabilities. This means that it can detect any movement near your front door and send you instant alerts. Additionally, it has night vision functionality, allowing you to see clearly even in low-light conditions.

The GeoAlarm Video Doorbell Wireless Security System Kit also integrates seamlessly with other Z-Wave Plus smart home automation devices. The doorbell seamlessly integrates into your GeoAlarm smart home ecosystem, enabling you to control and monitor your front door using voice commands, on the touchscreen panel or through the GeoAlarm App.

Stay in the know, with the simple-to-use GeoAlarm GeoVDBC Video Doorbell Camera.

Video Doorbell Features:

  • Live view streaming via GeoAlarm Mobile App or GeoCP Security Panel
  • Two-way Audio through GeoAlarm Mobile App or GeoCP Security Panel
  • Security RF included (Connecting the complete ecosystem: Panel, Sensor, Doorbell)
  • Expansive Field of View: 202° (Horizontal) x 119° (Vertical)
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 2T2R Dual Band 2.4GHZ/5GHZ WIFI for improved WIFI range
  • On-Device AI (Instant analysis of each event and accurate reduction of false triggers)
  • Real Time Communication to anyone who approaches your door via 2-way Audio
  • Pre-Record Supported (Capture all actions in video clips to be stored at Amazon server)
  • As a Sensor to GeoCP Panel (Doorbell camera can send outdoor motion events to Panel)
  • Compatible with the Existing Doorbell Transformers (10-30VAC, 10VA)
  • Compatible with Mechanical and Digital Chimes

GeoArm’s YouTube Page has eclipsed 1,000 Filmed Videos

The DIY Community has counted on GeoArm, over the past 15 years, to film the “hard to find” security videos that aid in the ease of installation and programming for security systems and security products. With an attention to detail, creativity, and ability to effectively communicate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner, GeoArm has brought DIY security to the masses! And, possessing a large library of how to videos has undoubtedly contributed to the success of the GeoArm YouTube page, much to the delight of the cost conscious customer.

Having a long track record of filming videos, the evergrowing GeoArm Video Library answers countless questions. By watching a particular GeoArm video related to your security question, it can be answered in minutes. GeoArm has now amassed over 1,000 videos, by answering the frequently asked questions they received from their very own customer base. Nowadays, this impressive database, which can be accessed by subscribers and non-subscribers, answers security questions covering a wide range of wired and wireless panel topics.

Across all 50 states, DIYer’s have come to count on GeoArm’s videos covering many brands of high-tech security systems available in the market, such as the all-new GeoAlarm System. And, with the next generation of security system equipment coming around the corner, they look to continue to be a great source for free video related tutorials for years to come!

Learn More About the GeoAlarm Security System on Yahoo Finance!

The GeoAlarm Security System as seen on Yahoo Finance!

Reading about the all-new GeoAlarm controller on Yahoo Finance! After 4 years of R&D, GeoArm has launched this smart home security system with built-in technology geared to outperform ADT + Brinks, Ring, SimpliSafe and Vivint (for under $400.00).

By GeoAlarm controller is easy to setup and can be DIY self-monitored and paired with central station alarm monitoring services too. So, what are you waiting for? You can save your MONEY by purchasing the GeoAlarm Security System instead! And, best of all there are no-term contracts and GeoAlarm monitoring plans start at just $8 a month!

Breaking Tech News! The GeoAlarm Wireless Security System has been released!

GeoArm has released the all-new GeoAlarm Wireless Touchscreen Security System to DIY market!

Introducing the all-new GeoAlarm Security System that was designed by professional’s for the DIY business and home security market. Utilizing an aesthetically pleasing user friendly interface, the GeoAlarm takes full advantage of it’s 7″ LCD touchscreen that features 1024 x 600 resolution and a 5MP front panel video camera.

The GeoAlarm controller simplifies the bundling of burglary intrusion, smart home automation, security cameras and video doorbells into one convenient app. Designed with competitive advantages over ADT + Google Nest, Alula (aka “Cove”), Brinks, Ring, Simplisafe, Vivint and other industry leaders, the GeoAlarm was developed to outperform the competition. Leveraging the latest in high technology, the all-in-one panel features a smart device chipset, Android OS 7.1 and supports 5 wireless radios – AT&T/Verizon LTE Cellular, Dual Band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Sub-1 GHz Security encryption RF, Z-Wave Plus with S2 encryption and Bluetooth LE 4.2 wireless connectivity.

Containing a built-in 5M pixel, fix focus, on-board front camera, the GeoCP panel capture’s disarm photos along with the date, time and who disarmed it. And, the panel is also designed to record video right when the panel goes into alarm. For interactive home control, just download the GeoAlarm app, which is available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play.

The GeoAlarm panel includes both WiFi and Cellular LTE radios that work together to create a dual-path redundant connection to the 24/7 PRO central station and/or end user for DIY self-monitoring services. The panel can handle up to four partitions that can be programmed to restrict access to any portion of the security system, that is desired to be operated independently. With up to 100 wireless zones and 50 user codes, this security and automation panel is simple to expand at anytime. It supports flexible mounting options, for either a wall-mount installation or by attaching the included table top stand, making it a breeze for the end user to setup.

Introducing the GeoAlarm self-installed home security, automation and video surveillance system.

Product Features:

  • Color Graphic Display – 7″ capacity touchscreen controller
  • Cellular LTE Radio – Fast, reliable and future-proof communications
  • Dual-Path Connectivity – WiFi and Cellular LTE improve latency, reliability
  • Secure Encryption – Make your home safer with wireless encrypted security sensors
  • Sub-1 GHz RF Sensors – 433 MHz with industry-leading range (250M) Strong, Reliable RF Signal
  • Panel Access Point – Communicate with secure network
  • 5MP Panel Camera – Take disarm/Arm photos, Alarm Videos and sends them to secure cloud and your Phone
  • Z-Wave Plus – Control lights, locks, thermostats, garage doors, etc.
  • Security Alarm Process – DIY and Professional GeoArm 24/7 security alarm monitoring is optional to protect your home or business
  • Audio Event Detect – Sense Smoke, CO, Glassbreak alarm detection
  • GeoAlarm App – Download on Apple App Store and Google Play

Introducing the Qolsys IQR-PG Secondary Touchscreen Wireless Keypad

The all-new Qolsys IQR-PG Remote PowerG Secondardy Touchscreen Keypad has been released!

GeoArm has released the all-new Qolsys IQ Remote PowerG (Part Number: IQR-PG) which is a secondary tablet that pairs with the IQ Panels that include the IQ Panel 4, IQ4 Hub and powerful commercial grade IQ Pro control panels. Not only does it provide a way to arm and disarm your Qolsys IQ control panel and see sensor status, but it gives you the features you don’t get in your mobile app like chimes, emergency panics, and a siren. Running on a full Android 7.1 operating system the IQ Remote IQR-PG can be upgraded over-the-air “OTA” as new software upgrades are released.

The IQR-PG secondary tablet contains a 7″ touchscreen with Wi-Fi connectivity and a backup battery. The IQR-PG allows the user to choose either Wi-Fi or PowerG to easily connect to the IQ Panel. The home screen is divided into three sections. The header shows the date and time, today’s weather (Wi-Fi enrollment only), message center and the Settings tray. The Primary interface shows arming options and sensor status and partition select. The footer shows panic options and additional pages. The IQ Remote PowerG can be set to display digital photos when not in use. This feature, called “Photo Frame”, can be changed or turned off.

Product Features:

  • PowerG – Massive range for secondary control of your home or business
  • 7″ Inch Touch Display – Large, easy to read screen to manage your security system
  • Battery Backup – UL 2610 / ULC-S304 rated including 24-hour backup
  • OTA Upgrades – Upgrades over Wi-Fi or Access Point
  • Smart Home Control – Smart light and lock control from remote locations
  • Panel Compatibility – One remote controller that works with IQ Panel 4, IQ4 Hub and IQ Pro

First Alert VX1 HD WiFi Video Doorbell Has Been Released

Resideo's First Alert VX1 HD Video Doorbell is designed for the intelligence and reliability that most customers expect for their connected home. It allows homeowners to greet visitors, keep track of package deliveries, and monitor general activity outside the doorway (from any location). With intelligent AI for meaningful notifications, the doorbell offers leading video quality and performance. Along with general-purpose motion detection, the VX1 includes people, package, vehicle, and animal detection. It also includes sound detection that alerts homeowners to a loud sound outside of the home.

GeoArm can remotely add and configure the VX1 doorbell, ensuring a great homeowner experience. For fast and reliable installation, the VX1 features simple cloud-based QR code on-boarding. Dual-band 2.4 and 5GHz WiFi provides enhanced performance and simplifies installation. Additionally, the doorbell supports mechanical or digital chimes for both new and retrofit installations. Homeowners have access to all the VX1 features and capabilities using the Resideo Total Connect 2.0 app, which lets users get notified of important activity anytime, anywhere. Using the app, homeowners can view high-quality live and recorded video with three fields of view to choose from, accommodating a variety of entryways. The VX1 Video Doorbell includes a grey and white trim ring that blends well with existing home colors. Homeowners appreciate a doorbell that not only provides excellent video, but also looks good on their home. The doorbell is made of a UV-resistant material, designed to prevent environmental wear, and operates in extreme weather conditions (-40°F to 122°F).
The all-new First Alert VX1 HD Video Doorbell Camera has been released on GeoArm.com.


Porch Pirates Beware!!! More homeowner’s are now watching and recording your every action. GeoArm has released Resideo’s First Alert VX1 HD Video Doorbell geared to the DIY home security market.

The all-new CAMW-WDB video doorbell is designed for intelligence and reliability that most customers have come to expect from their connected home. It allows homeowners to greet visitors, keep track of package deliveries, and monitor general activity outside the doorway (from any location). With intelligent AI for meaningful notifications, the doorbell offers leading video quality and performance. Along with general-purpose motion detection, the VX1 includes people, package, vehicle, and animal detection. It also includes sound detection that alerts homeowners to a loud sound outside of the home.

Resideo's First Alert VX1 video doorbell camera installed near front door of home.
Resideo’s First Alert VX1 video doorbell camera installed near front door of home.

GeoArm can remotely add and configure the VX1 doorbell, ensuring a great homeowner experience. For fast and reliable installation, the VX1 features simple cloud-based QR code on-boarding. Dual-band 2.4 and 5GHz WiFi provides enhanced performance and simplifies installation. Additionally, the doorbell supports mechanical or digital chimes for both new and retrofit installations. Homeowners have access to all the VX1 features and capabilities using the Resideo Total Connect 2.0 app, which lets users get notified of important activity anytime, anywhere.

Using the app, homeowners can view high-quality live and recorded video with three fields of view to choose from, accommodating a variety of entryways. The VX1 Video Doorbell includes a grey and white trim ring that blends well with existing home colors. Homeowners appreciate a doorbell that not only provides excellent video, but also looks good on their home. The doorbell is made of a UV-resistant material, designed to prevent environmental wear, and operates in extreme weather conditions (-40°F to 122°F).

Product Features:

  • Intelligent Event Detection – Person, package, vehicle, and animal with video clips Motion and loud sound detection with video clips
  • High-Resolution 5MP Camera with WDR – Provides vibrant, detailed video for live and recorded video
  • 2-Way Interactive Audio – Greet visitors and have a conversation before opening or remotely unlocking the door
  • Compact, Modern Design – Sleek, unobtrusive design that fits most door trims
  • Dual-Band WiFi Connectivity – Dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi provides flexibility and range performance while simplifying the installation
  • Built-in LED Spotlight and Siren – Warn intruders from any location
  • See Near and Far, Day or Night – Wide angle views and color night vision for optimal visibility any time of day
  • Designed for Easy Installation – Installs in minutes using a flat or angled bracket and securely connects to the Resideo cloud
  • Resideo Total Connect 2.0 App for Homeowners – Stay connected with HD video viewing and AI-based event notifications, including a complete feature set for the connected home with built-in tutorials
  • GeoArm Remote Support – Anywhere programming, troubleshooting, account creation and management.

Resideo Adds 5800SMOKEV Smoke/Heat and Rate-of-Rise Temperature Detector

The 5800SMOKEV is compatible with Resideo LYNX, Lyric, ProSeries or other 345 MHz panel.

Introducing the all-new Resideo 5800SMOKEV which is a 3V lithium-powered, photoelectric multi-criteria detector that has a built-in wireless transmitter capable of detecting smoke, heat, rate-of-rise and low temperature.

DIY friendly alarm companies, such as GeoArm, make it simple for the end user to add 5800SMOKEV detectors to any compatible security system, which supports 5800-Series sensors. The following control panels (e.g. VISTA®, LYNX, Lyric®, ProSeries, Qolsys IQ Panel 4, Qolsys IQ4 Hub) can accept 345 MHz wireless RF frequency sensors, including the 5800SMOKEV sensor.

The 5800SMOKEV meets UL 268 7th Edition requirements, which provides early detection, while also reducing nuisance alarms from everyday cooking. The 5800SMOKEV has improved detection of smoke from common synthetic materials found in many modern home furnishings, which typically burn faster and hotter.

This comprehensive detector is particularly ideal for hard-to-wire locations or where hazardous materials exist, and features a small, sleek design for locations where aesthetics are of utmost importance. The built-in sounder provides clear, audible annunciation during potential incidents and low battery conditions.

This photoelectric 3V lithium battery-powered detector protects against smoke, heat and more!

Product Features:

  • Minimize Nuisance Alarms: Mathematical calculations smooth out short term spikes from dust/smoke and drift compensation adjusts the detector’s sensitivity to minimize false alarms
  • Easy to Install: Sturdy, versatile mounting base and quick battery pull tabs allows for hassle-free installations
  • LED Status Indicators: Easily visible LEDs indicate power, sensor trouble, alarm and low battery status
  • Supports High/Low Maintenance: Monitors the smoke chamber and alerts when maintenance is needed
  • Quickly Check Unit Functionality: Easily accessible test button to check unit functionality
  • Residential and Commercial Applications: Meets both residential and commercial installation requirements
  • Smoke Detection: Alarms when smoke is detected
  • Heat Detection: Alarms when detected temperature is 135°F (57°C) or greater
  • Rate-of-Rise: Alarms when temperature is >104°F (40°C) @ 15°F/minute (8.33°C/minute)
  • Low Temperature Sensing: Senses ambient temperature and reports if temperature drops below 41°F (5°C)
  • Tamper Mode: Activates when the detector is removed from the mounting base or the tamper switch is closed and opened
  • Supervision: The detector will transmits its status every 60 to 70 minutes

Qolsys IQ4 Hub Panel Has Been Released by GeoArm

The Qolsys IQ4 Hub (from Johnson Controls) all-in-one wireless 7″ touchscreen smart security system with automation has been released to the DIY security marketplace. The affordable IQ4 Hub contains a built-in Alarm.com dual-path wifi/cellular Verizon LTE communicator and either a S-Line/legacy 319.5 MHz wireless receiver, legacy 345 MHz, legacy 433 MHz or PowerG receiver and all the bells and whistles.

The IQ4 Hub also includes other key features such as; Bluetooth, Z-Wave 800-Series automation module, smash and grab reporting. It features a SmartMount system, all internal antennas and an easy on-screen installation wizard. With a built-in front speaker the IQ4 Hub allows for 85dB piezo audible siren to alert nearby individuals of an alarm initiating event. It has a dual panel and wall tamper with spring release and smash and grab reporting. Additionally, the panel has a single wake/sleep button for added user convenience.

Johnson Control’s Qolsys IQ4 Hub is simple to wall-mount in minutes and even easier to use.

The touchscreen panel also includes Live View which is the ability to view Alarm.com video cameras on the screen, and Live Answer. Live Answer give the user the ability to answer their Alarm.com video doorbell from the IQ4 Hub inside the property, such as the Alarm.com ADC-VDB770 touchless video doorbell. Live Answer will also work with Live View cameras that have voice capability, such as the Alarm.com ADC-V515 indoor security camera. With Alarm.com’s video monitoring solutions in place you can view and respond through the interactive app, and you can also see who is at the front door by just looking at the IQ4 Hub touchscreen.

The IQ4 Hub leverages the power of it’s Android 9 operating system with a QualComm Snapdragon 8 core SOM (System on a Module) processor having 16GB NAND Flash internal memory. The IQ4 Hub has an aesthetically pleasing and elegant modern user interface that keeps you connected to an entire ecosystem of smart devices, giving you complete control over your entire apartment, home or small business.

Product Features:

  • Affordable All-in-One : 8-Core Processor, LTE and WiFi Dual-Path, 7″ Touchscreen
  • Choose Your Version : PowerG or S-Line or Interlogix or 2GIG or DSC or Honeywell
  • Video : Live View, Live Answer doorbell and cameras on screen
  • Bluetooth : Touchless disarming, music streaming
  • Easy Installation : SmartMount, Install Wizard, on-screen diagnostics

IQ4 Hub Model Numbers: IQPH051, IQPH052, IQPH053 and IQPH054

Brilliant Smart Home Hub Integrates with Resideo Total Connect 2.0 and Much More!

The Brilliant Smart Home Hubs work with Just About Everything in the Integrated Home Tech.

The Brilliant Resideo BHA120USWH all-in-one smart home control panel have just been released for sale at GeoArm.

When adding the Brilliant Control Hub it instantaneously transforms any property, especially those with a Total Connect 2.0 security system, by simply replacing the light switch with a Brilliant touchscreen panel.

Brilliant Controls include an all-in-one mobile friendly app that provide the end user with complete control of the home or business from anywhere. These Brilliant smart panels can also be installed as secondary controllers with any Resideo ProSeries, VISTA, LYNX and Lyric Controller security system. Brilliant works with Resideo, Honeywell Home, Ring, Google Nest, Sonos, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit and Siri, Samsung SmartThings, Schlage, Yale, Kwikset, August, Philips Hue, Genie, Overhead Door, Somfy, and many other top smart home brands.

The Brilliant Panels are designed to be installed in place of any standard 1, 2, 3 or 4-gang light switch panel with neutral and ground wires (fits any 1 to 4-gang electrical boxes).

The Brilliant Panel makes it easy to control your security, automation and video around the home.