PhantomLink Direct is the most simple and inexpensive solution for do-it-yourself alarm monitoring
Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) October 20, 2012
Phantom Data Services announces the release of PhantomLink Direct as a free open source project. This simple and inexpensive retrofit enables nearly any existing security system to be monitored from the cloud. PhantomLink Direct is specifically designed to breathe new life and functionality into old, unmonitored alarm systems. All it requires is an existing alarm system and a PC with internet access.
PhantomLink Direct directly links an existing security system to the internet. If an alarm signal is detected, PhantomLink servers immediately notify the user via email or text message. Users can also log into a free web-based "dashboard" to see timelines of alarms events, and real-time webcam video (optional).
"PhantomLink Direct is the most simple and inexpensive solution for do-it-yourself alarm monitoring," says Adam Peters, the company's founder. "It uses the existing alarm system and internet connection, so there are no extra costs other than a simple cable, which anyone can build for less than $25. That's less than most people pay for a single month of alarm monitoring services."
Technical details, source code, and installation instructions for this self-monitored security system solution can be found on the PhantomLink webpage. Do-it-yourself alarm installers and electronics hobbyists are encouraged to participate in this project to develop and expand the capabilities of this technology.
PhantomLink.com provides do-it-yourself remote security monitoring solutions. PhantomLink.com was developed by and is operated by Phantom Data Services, LLC, a New Mexico limited liability company specializing in advanced website development. Visit http://www.phantomlink.com for more information.