Smart Clips and Other Smart Features For example, your camera will use the door code or alarm panel as the trigger to record. Dog getting up to look out of the window? No alert necessary. It's your home, so you make the rules. You can even use your location as a trigger for complete control over your video solution. Alarm.com's Geo-Services lets you pause recording when you're at home, and start again when you leave, all based on your smartphone's location.