Review: Nexia Home Intelligence system is less than the sum of its parts

At a Glance

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  • Ingersoll Rand Nexia Home Intelligence
    2.5/5
    $183.00 (When Rated) via Amazon.com Marketplace
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    Nexia Home Intelligence is a good home-control system, but consumers looking for home security should consider systems that are monitored by a central office.

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At a Glance

Nexia Home Intelligence is a good home-control system, but consumers looking for home security should consider systems that are monitored by a central office.

Price when rated: $299 for the Home Security Starter kit. As reviewed, with extra lock, camera, and door/window sensor: $718.
Lowest price: $183.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace
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Pros

  • Devices can be managed from the video camera's user interface
  • Schlage offers very good electronic entry locks
  • Very good user interface, with broad platform support

Cons

  • Weak security: Central-office monitoring not available
  • Indoor cameras are mediocre and expensive
  • Paid subscription required to render system useful
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