Foscam Firmware Update and Security

Firmware is the “operating system” of your Foscam camera or NVR and just like Windows or your smart phone needs updates for new features and to ensure optical security, so too does your security camera or NVR.   While you may not be worried about the newest features afforded by the latest updates, it is critically

ZWave Smoke Detector

We have inquiries daily for a ZWave smoke detector for Canada.  A Canadian ZWave smoke detector will allow ZWave enabled home automation systems to create triggers, email or text alerts and scene activations in case of smoke or a fire.  The problem is that until now there has not been a Canadian certified Zwave smoke

Smart Home Music Streamer

Looking for a great way to add music to the back yard, home office, bedroom, kitchen, basement, shop or garage?  Bluetooth speakers are OK but they have lots of quirks that make them less than ideal.   Instead, consider a music streamer.  What’s a music streamer you ask? Our iEast  music streamers connect to passive speakers,

Stelpro Maestro Cloud and Zigbee Thermostat

We’re now stocking the new Stelpro Maestro Smart electric heat thermostats!  These beautiful touch screen thermostats work with 240V baseboards, fan heaters and convectors to save energy and provide optimal comfort. The SMC402 Maestro Controller Thermostat uses Stelpro’s free cloud service and iOs or Android apps.  See thermostat settings, change set points and set up

New and Improved Ring Video Doorbell 2

The Ring Video Doorbell 2 has been released as a new and improved version of the very popular Ring Doorbell.  This new version brings with it some new enhancements. Ring has been working hard to add new products to their ‘Ring of Security’ offering.  This new model is an incremental update that users will be

Ring Floodlight Cam in Canada

Looking for the Ring Floodlight Cam in Canada?  Right here at Aartech Canada! Ring has launched their new Floodlight Cam, an amazing all in one security product that can be used as a retrofit or new installation.   This is Ring’s adaptation of the tried and true motion activated floodlights we’ve known for years, but upgraded

Dragon Tech Zwave Switches Now Branded Zwave Products

Good news!  Dragon Tech Zwave wall switches and dimmers are back in stock, now under the Zwaveproducts brand.  Zwaveproducts has taken over the Dragon Tech brand for North America. https://www.aartech.ca/zwaveproducts.html Dragon Tech Zwave wall dimmers and switches have been very popular with their low price point and Zwave plus features including 2 way status feedback. 

SmartThings Integration Ring Video Doorbell

Integrate SmartThings with the Ring Video Doorbell or Ring Doorbell Pro to create automation events when Ring’s motion sensor is activated or someone presses Ring’s doorbell button.  As an example you can turn on a light or lights automatically when someone approaches your front door.  Let’s talk about SmartThings integration with Ring Video Doorbell. SmartThings