abode is the world’s first security and home automation solution built on your terms. The abode solution includes beautiful hardware designed for your home or apartment, and is extremely easy to self-install. The abode open platform supports existing devices you may already own to enable powerful automatic actions to make your connected-home work for you. For example, abode can automatically disarm the system, open your garage door, and turn on your lights as you pull into your driveway. abode also puts you completely in control by offering secure, robust capabilities without long term-contracts. Each system includes free applications to control and monitor your home with the ability to add optional professional monitoring as you need it.