This year at CES, we unveiled a new way for ADT customers to protect what they love. Blue by ADT is a DIY extension of our security services that allows consumers to order, install, and monitor their own security system. 

As of January 6th, three new smart cameras are available for pre-order including an indoor camera, outdoor camera, and doorbell camera.


Features of all three Blue by ADT smart cameras include:

  • Facial recognition – receive alerts and set up Applets through IFTTT when a camera detects a familiar face

  • 1080p HD resolution video, available to stream live to your device 24/7

  • Smart alerts with animated previews – receive notifications with previews of what a camera detects plus have the option to quickly view the full video

  • Interoperability – compatible with other devices through Amazon Alexa, and IFTTT with future integrations through Google Assistant and Apple HomeKit

  • Custom motion-activated detection zones – adjust motion zones to reduce unnecessary alerts

  • Two-way talk with noise cancellation – clearly hear what is important and address those on the other side of the camera when you like

  • Cloud storage – get up to 24 hours of free video storage or choose 60-day video storage 

  • Compatible with existing LifeShield systems and upcoming Blue by ADT Security Systems


We’re also offering a Blue by ADT Extender + Chime, which uses low-power WiFi to extend the battery life of the outdoor camera while improving the range of all cameras. It also allows users to play their choice of preset chimes when someone rings the doorbell camera.

In Spring 2020, a full Blue by ADT DIY smart home security system will be launched. This includes a base unit, keypad, window/door/motion sensors and more.

This new line, Blue by ADT, combines ADT’s top-of-the-line security services with the flexibility for you to make the calls: order the products you’d like online, install them yourself, and choose whether you’d like to monitor your equipment yourself. If you don’t choose to self-monitor, we’re always there. You can turn on (and off) 24/7 professional monitoring whenever you’d like. Maybe you’re traveling for the summer and won’t have time to check in on the house; maybe you’d like an extra set of eyes on things when you first bring home that new puppy. If you’d like to take charge of your home’s security, we can help.

Blue by ADT is an opportunity for you to find the security system that fits your lifestyle without having to compromise on quality. To see more about this new offering and to stay updated with what’s to come, visit our website and follow us on social media!


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