Comprehensive Comparison of Abode, SimpliSafe, and Scout Here: http://homealarmreport.com/abode-simplisafe-scout-review/
A hands-on comparison of Abode Home Security to SimpliSafe including using both systems for free via self-monitoring and using them with paid plans. Review includes a comparison of equipment as well as both home security cameras, apps, and third-party integrations like Nest, Amazon Alexa, and IFTTT.
I purchased SimpliSafe and Scout, but received abode for testing at no charge. This does not impact my opinion. I was not paid to make this review nor am I paid if you purchase abode. I would, however, receive a small commission if you purchase SimpliSafe using the link below.
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