Three helpful features you benefit from when using the inTouch App

by | Oct 4, 2021 | Strauss Security

Smartphones make our lives easier in so many ways. We use it for shopping, checking email, reading social media, watching videos, listening to music, and playing games. That’s not to forget the phone part of the smartphone, which is helpful for making calls and sending text messages.

The capabilities for smartphones are enhanced when you combine them with all the smart products and systems available courtesy of the Internet of Things (IoT).

One study by Gartner found that security devices, from intruder detection systems to web cameras, will be the second biggest use of IoT devices.

Both smartphones and IoT make a stronger security presence possible for your home and business. And that’s why Strauss offers a Remote system called inTouch powered by SEi.

What kind of features does Strauss offer with its inTouch app, though?

The inTouch App

When you’re out and about, it can be a challenge to keep track of everything happening at home.

Think of it as your new and improved keypad. You can arm and disarm your security system from anywhere. It could be when you’re out grocery shopping or at home.


You’ll love the automation features that come with the InTouch app. There is so much you can control with just the press of a button. It’s all a part of the joys of IoT technology. Some of the features that you can control include:

  • Smart locks
  • Garage doors
  • Video doorbells
  • Thermostat
  • Lights

It’s your chance to live and work smarter.


The 24/7 monitoring service should put you at ease. And with our notification system, you’ll know immediately if something like an unauthorized entry happens. You won’t just receive intrusion detections, however.

If there’s a flood, for example, you’ll be notified. Notifications can also be sent when a doorbell rings or even if the temperature in your house changes. This all comes straight to your smartphone. If a window is open or even broken, then the monitoring center will send you a message.

That’s the kind of high-quality service you should expect from a security company and its app.


As mentioned above, you would have access to video when using the InTouch app. You can either watch the live footage or anything that is pre-recorded on-demand.

The pre-recorded video is helpful to look at in the instance of an incident occurring that you didn’t see happen live.

As for the live camera, you can keep an eye on things at home in real-time. You can keep an eye on your pets or even other people that might be in your home, like service workers. Our live video can be viewed on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

You’ll get full access to the footage in crystal clear hi-definition.

Our app also works well with the doorbell camera. The HD video gives you the clarity you need to see who is at your door. Combined with the motion sensors, you’ll be able to see when your Amazon delivery is left at your doorstep.

With Halloween just around the corner, you’ll be able to get quite a fright or laugh from any Trick or Treaters that ring your doorbell.

The InTouch app offers you no shortage of convenient security features to keep your home or business safe. Utilizing it means you have access to the best and latest technology that is available. We think you’ll love having it in your life.

If you’re interested in stepping up your security, either at home or at work, then contact Strauss Security today at 515-276-7030 or email us at the contact form on our website.

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