Home monitoring services provider Security Broadband Corp. said Monday that
it has signed agreements with two cable operators to begin marketing the
company's SafeVillage system.
Following market trials, Cox Communications in Las Vegas and Comcast
Communications in Sarasota, Fla., are expected to initiate limited consumer
launches during the first quarter of 2002 to sell the monitored systems.
The technology will take advantage of the cable systems' two-way plants to
offer real-time video and audio. In addition to the professional home monitoring
service, customers will be able to check in on their homes remotely using a
password-protected Web site, Security Broadband said in a press release.
The companies have not yet disclosed consumer pricing for the