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Life360 Teams With Piper To Offer New ‘Smart Arming’ Feature

The following is contributed by Alex Haro, co-founder and President of Life360, the leading family network used by more than 50 million families.

At Life360, our goal is to provide peace of mind for busy families. So far we’ve done that largely by keeping people connected to each other, but we’ve thought a lot about how else we can ensure that peace of mind. Recently, we’ve begun work to connect families with their cars, home, devices.

We’re excited to have partnered with Piper to provide even more peace of mind for families. Piper’s users rely on its smart home security technology to know what is going on in their homes, at any time. The combination of the power of Life360’s geo-location services with Piper’s innovative platform makes for a powerful result. Together, we’re enabling families to easily know where their loved ones are while knowing that the hub of their family life – their home – is safe when they’re not there.

Home Monitoring Smart Arming

The integration of Life360’s powerful family location awareness technology into the Piper platform has produced a new feature in Piper, available today, called ‘Smart Arming.’ With Smart Arming, Piper will notify people when their system is unarmed and no family members are home. Users then simply tap the notification on their mobile device to set Piper to ‘away,’ automatically arming Piper without having to open any apps.

Here’s how to activate Smart Arming:

If you’re new to Life360, it takes just a few minutes to set up your private family network. Download our free app for iPhone, Android or Windows Phone and invite your family members to join your “Circle” – a private family network only your invited family members can see. Once you’re connected, you can send messages within your family network – for example, notifying everyone that you’re running late, or reassuring everyone that you’re safe. You can send location check-in requests, and you can set up “Places” to receive automatic alerts when family members leave a specific place like home, work, school or soccer practice. A panic button in the app will instantly alert your family that you need help and notify them of where you are.

When you use Life360 and Piper together, you can know what’s going on in your home when you’re not there, and best of all, there’s no need to open an app to ‘Smart Arm’ your home. Together, we’ve created an experience that makes for a safer connected home while delivering incredible convenience and peace of mind to busy families.