[Freeswitch-users] Alarm, KISS OFF

Brian West brian at freeswitch.org
Mon Apr 29 23:01:41 MSD 2013

If its that critical cellular is the only way to go.  You can also use this on T1 lines to receive from pstn lines.  So it's not VoIP.

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On Apr 29, 2013, at 1:15 PM, Steven Schoch <schoch+freeswitch.org at xwin32.com> wrote:

> Speaking of alarm systems over VoIP, here's a story of an alarm company that was sued by the estate of a murdered woman because her alarm system failed to notify the central station when the attacker broke in. It turns out she had switched to VoIP a few weeks earlier, which caused problems: http://www.security.honeywell.com/hsc/documents/alarmorg_VoIP.pdf
> Here's something from an alarm company: http://www.thealarmcompany.com/files/voip%281%29.pdf
> And from another alarm company: http://bentleyalarm.com/why-voip-is-bad-for-your-alarm-system/
> Bottom line: I'd think really hard before switching an alarm system to VoIP. When we switched the company to VoIP, I was able to get a very inexpensive measured line for our alarm system. (We also use it for incoming FAX, because it works.)
> -- 
> Steve
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