Canadians living in Hamilton, Oakville, Burlington, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and other Golden Horseshoe areas can now be connected to their homes from wherever they are TORONTO, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Rogers Communications, Canada's leading diversified communications company, launched Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, an innovative, robust home security and home automation control system, to residents of Ontario's Golden Horseshoe. Rogers Smart Home Monitoring allows customers to easily control and automate their home security, lights, cameras, thermostats and appliances remotely through their smartphone, computer or tablet. Rogers Smart Home Monitoring was launched in Rogers cable footprint in Ontario in August 2011, and since then, customers have continued to benefit from a dual-network, next generation system that protects and connects their home seamlessly, while allowing them to personalize system features to meet their needs. "We're thrilled to now offer Rogers Smart Home Monitoring to residents of the Golden Horseshoe," said Ian Pattinson, Vice-President & General Manager, Rogers Smart Home Monitoring. "Since we launched a year and a half ago, our customers continue to discover new system features that keep their homes and families secure while helping them better manage their daily lives for ultimate peace of mind." Rogers uses an established IP-based dual network connection to provide more than security protection of your home. The system remotely monitors everything together from water leaks, carbon monoxide levels, cameras, lighting, appliances and thermostat temperatures, and allows customers to customize automation rules to their needs. So whether a customer is able to detect a water leak early and prevent flooding in their basement, come home to a warm house every day by timing the thermostat through their smartphone, or receive an alert on their smartphone when their kids have arrived home from school, Smart Home Monitoring offers customers a truly connected home experience.