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Repurpose ADT sensors

That particular sensor is using RF 345 MHz and is not compatible with SmartThings. To connect the sensor directly to the SmartThings hub it would to be Zwave, Zigbee, or Lan Connected; it would also ...
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My home monitoring camera sends me thousands of e-mails every day

Generally speaking you have to adjust the trigger for the motion detection. There's the sensitivity for the actual motion detection and that is as bravokeyl already says despite all technology most ...
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Repurpose ADT sensors

Based on the information provided so far, it can be concluded that ADT and Honeywell have provided a good home security system. Why? There is no public technical infomation on the wireless transmitter ...
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My home monitoring camera sends me thousands of e-mails every day

My DLink camera also warns me about luminosity changes (clouds,...) but no too often. Take a look at your camera settings to search for a "threshold" value and reduce it. Another quite heavy ...
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What kind of network security is employed in live streaming surveillance cameras?

Dropcams and Nest Cams connect to the Nest cloud service using 2048-bit RSA private keys for key exchange, implement perfect forward secrecy and encrypt data between Dropcam/Nest Cam and the Nest ...
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My home monitoring camera sends me thousands of e-mails every day

I don't have the setup in question with me but I try to answer in general. Normally any sensor that detects changes in motion depends on the configuration that we set for sensitivity, threshold. I ...
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What kind of network security is employed in live streaming surveillance cameras?

The default operation of the camera(s) may not be secure. If security features are enabled, it will likely include authorization and encryption to get at the video feed. However, your are best ...
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Smart Locks with Alert feature

I think most locks will offer option number 1. For 2: The Schlage locks state this Built-in alarm technology senses potential security breaches at the lock, while the low battery indicator offers ...
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Wireless Video Doorbell with ability to save recordings on a local server

This sort of product may not be popular because it doesn't offer the consumer level features that permit the manufacturer to charge a premium. If it doesn't appeal to the tech press (i.e. conform ...
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How to limit SmartThings Lock to prevent accidental unlock?

No. Your goals and concerns contradict with each other: My deadbolt can be flaky and once unlocked, it could be stuck and not be able to lock again. Points out that the goal of I am wondering ...
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Repurpose ADT sensors

Give this one a try. It is talking about connecting your old wired sensor endpoints from the Alarm panel to Smartthings. There might be something that you can get from reading the post.
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Which off-the-shelf wireless door/window sensor can I easily interface with Home Assistant?

I know this is a very old question, but since the landscape has changed in these years, I thought of adding another answer if helpful to anyone else. There is a good Aqara contact sensors are quite ...
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Which off-the-shelf wireless door/window sensor can I easily interface with Home Assistant?

I am running Home Assistant on a Raspberry Pi and have had a lot of success using the Aeotec Gen5 Z-Wave control stick (USB). I bought several of the GoControl WNK01-21KIT kits and the door sensors ...
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Motion detector system that can be flashed remotely

You don't "flash" software to a pi in the same way you do a micro controller based device. You can easily update software OTA (over the air) to a Raspberry pi, just by copying the files to the device ...
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