Our home security monitoring rates haven’t changed in Austin since 1978!

Because of our consistent pricing and industry-leading service, you will know what to expect when becoming a Smith Thompson Security customer. In fact, we’ve kept the same Austin home security monitoring rate since 1978! That means, for 42 years we’ve NEVER raised our rate! This is unlike all other Austin alarm companies in business, who are constantly changing rates to make more money.

Top notch home security systems in Austin with no contracts! Unhappy with our service? You can go with someone else!

Unlike other monitoring companies, we don’t have stipulations and contracts with our service. Just like our rates, we have always maintained a “no contract” policy for our Austin home security monitoring. This means, if you are for any reason unhappy with our service, you can easily leave us for another company. Because we are so confident in our services we’ve never had any hidden agendas with our customers. Your satisfaction is our number one priority.

3 Flexible Security Plans

Zero Contracts!
Plan 1 $16.95 per month

Wireless Monitoring

  • $89 one-time cost
  • Use your existing system
  • 24/7 private monitoring
  • LTE/5G ready cellular + Wi-Fi Connection
  • Professional Installation
  • Same Rate Since ‘78
Compatible systems we can takeover
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Need a new basic system installed? Give us a call, or try our build & price. Build & price
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Plan 2 $21.95 per month

Wireless Monitoring + Arm/Disarm App

  • Upgraded Cellular + Wi-Fi Transmitter
  • Arm/Disarm App Control w/ Notifications
  • $89 one-time cost
  • Use your existing system
  • 24/7 private monitoring
  • LTE/5G ready cellular + Wi-Fi Connection
  • Professional Installation
  • Same Rate Since ‘78
Control your existing SYSTEM from your phone!
Compatible systems we can takeover
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HONEYWELL 15p / 20p
Need a new basic system installed? Give us a call, or try our build & price. Build & price
Does your system look different? Text us a photo and we’ll check compatibility 972-597-1911
Plan 3 $29.95 per month

Smart Home Security & Automation

  • 7” Touchscreen Keypad Hub
  • Built-in Camera & Glassbreak
  • 1 Encrypted Power G Motion or Glass Break Sensor
  • 3 Encrypted Power G Door Sensors or Sensor Takeover Module
  • Expandable w/cameras, thermostats, lights, locks all from 1 app.
  • Professional Installation
  • 24/7 private monitoring
  • LTE/5G ready cellular + Wifi Connection
$499 is cheaper that what you can buy it online for, and we actually install if for you!

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Plan 1Plan 2Plan 3
Min. Start-up Cost
This is the most common equipment startup cost. No high pressure sales people here.
No Contract
If you don’t like us, fire us! We are confident we can keep you with great service though.
Wireless. No Phone Line Needed
Even if your phone line is cut, and power goes out, you are still covered 24/7 by cellular connection.
24hr Monitoring
Continuous coverage by our privately-owned UL Certified central station.
Insurance Discount
Because our central station is UL Certified, you will qualify for the maximum insurance discount.
Arm/Disarm App Control
Arm your system right from your smartphone using our app. Includes Stay and Away arming feature.
System History in App
View exactly when your system was armed, disarmed, or when it was triggered.
Push, Text & Email Notifications
Get notified when a specific door or zone is opened and closed, or when it’s armed, disarmed, triggered.
Dual Path- with Wi-Fi Connection
Wi-Fi connected systems are much faster. Also provides an extra layer of protection if cell signal drops in your area.
Works with Indoor / Outdoor Cameras
Our cameras work in unison with the alarm system. If the alarm is triggered, cameras automatically record.
Works with Video Doorbell
View live feed and answer door from your touchscreen keypad, or phone. Keep tabs on deliveries.
Works with Z Wave Devices
The built-in Z Wave hub connects lights, locks, thermostats, garage, into 1 app for a fully connected experience.
Control Home from 1 App
A true smart home is controlled from a single app. Where all devices talk to each other, and work together.
128 Bit Encryption
Our smart sensors use bank-grade encryption. Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum, and 128 Bit AES Encryption.
Smash & Crash Protection
Our smart panel will still send emergency signals even if completely destroyed by an intruder.
Works with Alexa & Google Home
You can add alarm.com as a skill to make it even easier to control your smart home, hands free.
Power Outage & Restoral Notifications
Receive alerts if your home loses power, and when it’s turned back on.
Arming Reminders
Forget to arm the system, close the garage, or lock door? No problem, our system can remind you.
Unexpected Activity Alerts
Our system learns your patterns. For example: if someone opens a door at an odd time of the day, it’ll let you know.
Automated Schedules
Setup a schedule for your lights and thermostats so you don’t have to remember.
Automatic WiFi Updates
Our smart panel stays current. New features and functionality get pushed directly to your devices.
Power G Compatible
Power G sensors are the best, and that’s what we use. 1-mile range, bank level 128-bit AES encryption.

Make your home a smart home with state-of-the-art camera & security systems in Austin

If you’re looking for a more upscale home security system in Austin, look no further. Our 7” touchscreen IQ2 panel is the perfect smart home feature with it’s ultra-thin design and ability to work with cameras. It’s attractive on the wall of your home, with its phone-like appearance and built-in photo frame to display all your favorite photos. It also comes with a built-in app control service that allows you to have all your favorite smart home security features from the palm of your hand. On top of all of that, you will get dual path connectivity, meaning your panel will be connected by LTE cellular wireless and wifi. This makes it significantly faster when you are interacting with your smart home security from your smartphone app and further ensures your system gets responded to every time. We don’t cut  corners like other companies do with non-power G, unencrypted sensors. This puts your security device in risk of getting hacked. Our IQ2 panel, on the other hand, is Power G sensor compatible with 4X the range and military standard 2-way encryption. The Power G sensor also has automatic signal adjustment so battery life is improved and inference circumvention to ensure signals never get blocked by other wireless protocols. In addition, you’ll have access to high-tech features such as Bluetooth touchless disarming and a built-in glass break detector. This device works well with most existing alarm sensors and is also compatible with other devices, such as, indoor/outdoor cameras, z wave locks, lights, thermostats, and garage door openers.

Plan 1 and 2 upgrade options

Standard Smartphone Control w/Dual Path Wifi

Arm & Disarm your system from anywhere in the world, including Stay & Away…

$5.00/month Learn More

Smoke & Heat Detector

Triggers your alarm system when heat or smoke is detected. In order to add…

Extra Door/Window Sensors

Contact us to learn more about the Extra Door/Window Sensors. Wireless sensor that can…

Motion Detector

Triggers your alarm system when it senses motion. Must be mounted 6-7 feet from…

Plan 3 upgrade options

HD Video Doorbell

Overview The ADC-VDB770, Alarm.com’s next-generation video doorbell camera and the latest installment in the Design…

$199 Learn More

HD Outdoor Camera

WiFi Connected. 1080P & Waterproof Secure Encrypted Cloud Storage Excellent Low Light Perform…

$199 Learn More

HD Indoor Camera

Wifi Connected Pristine video up to 1080P2-Way AudioSecure Encrypted Cloud StorageStream live video or motion…

$199 Learn More

Standard Smartphone Control w/Dual Path Wifi

Arm & Disarm your system from anywhere in the world, including Stay & Away…

$5.00/month Learn More

Don’t be fooled by “free alarm system” scams

Companies that sell you on “free” alarm system equipment are, in fact, hiding the equipment cost in your 3-5 year contract. What you don’t realize is that your “free” equipment is paid for within the first year of your contract but your higher rates remain the same even after it’s paid off. This leaves you stuck with a high monthly rate for an additional 2+ years. And what happens if you’re overpaying and the company’s customer service is terrible? Too bad. You are now stuck with a contract that keeps you bound to the low-quality monitoring system company.

Finally a Austin alarm company that values transparency

We value honesty. With this honesty, we ensure there are no hidden costs with equipment fees by raising your monthly rate. Instead, we are fully transparent with all costs associated with a monitoring system by showing you the price of the equipment and monitoring rate separately. This way you can know exactly what you are paying for upfront and, additionally, leaving you with our standard, low-monthly monitoring rate. We are the low cost leading home security company in Austin, Texas.

No contracts. No price increases.

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Austin home alarm price quotes made easy over the phone

Don’t you hate it when you call a company for answers to your questions and they hold your hostage over the phone with their lengthy sales-tactics? At Smith Thompson Security – Austin, we are transparent with our pricing, even over the phone. We know your time is valuable and we don’t want you to feel that you need to schedule time out of your busy day to talk to a high-pressure sales guy that talks you into things you don’t really need.

Skip the DIY. We cost less and install it for you

We offer smart home security and automation in Austin, TX at a low rate of just $29.95/month, even if you add cameras and videos to your package. This is significantly cheaper than most companies who charge between $50-$70/month for the exact same service and they require a contract. And with Smith Thompson Security, you don’t even have to install the service yourself. We send you a professional technician who handles all the logistics of installing, testing, and demoing the system for you. Don’t waste your precious time trying to figure it all out yourself! We are happy to do it for you!

What our customers say
Excellent Reviews

Don’t take our word for it, look us up. We have excellent ratings on the Better Business Bureau, Trustpilot, Nextdoor, Angie’s List, Google, Yelp, and Facebook. Since 1978, we’ve worked hard to establish and maintain a solid reputation, and our online reviews back it up.

100% in-state monitoring at our Texas campus

We never outsource our monitoring out of state. What most people don’t realize is that after a technician comes and installs their monitoring system, your account is then handled by a 3rd party monitoring center. This monitoring center handles millions of other customers from thousands of different alarm companies, typically resulting in less than desirable customer service. Furthermore, since the monitoring system is not exclusive in the companies they serve, you will not get the personal and customizable service you need. At Smith Thompson Security, however, we own and operate our own private monitoring facility with 24/7 customer service. Additionally, we have a UL Listed and Approved status. This means that we open our facility up to yearly safety, disaster recovery plan, and systems audit. With this, our entire building is under 24-hour surveillance. This ensures you are getting the quality service you need and deserve when investing in a home monitoring system.

Smith Thompson Home Security and Alarm Austin
7000 North Mopac Expressway
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 605-9221

Already have an alarm system in Austin? No problem!

If you already have an alarm system that you still want to use in Austin, we can still provide you with our $16.95/month service with no contract required. For just a small one-time fee, Smith Thompson Security can add our own cellular wireless transmitter to your already existing system. This ensures that you don’t have to pay to completely replace your already existing alarm system. If it’s not broken, there’s no need to fix it!

Get all your small business security needs covered

Securing thousands of small businesses across the state of Texas, Smith Thompson Security offers small business owners solutions to help protect their business such as: cameras, smart locks, smart thermostats, temperature sensors, arming and disarming notifications. This is all done with the easy accessibility and convenience of your smartphone.