2-Way Email-SMS Communication

TopView can send and receive email/SMS messages.

overview_2way

Outgoing notification messages can be sent by TopView when an alarm occurs. These messages can be sent through email (with optional SSL) and a GSM modem on a cellular network.

Incoming TopView messages from Email/SMS can be used to:

There are multiple ways to send and receive text messages with TopView:

  1. Via email using cell providers’ email-to-text gateways
  2. Via cellular modem. See our recommended SMS modems list)
  3. Using Twilio

Cellular modems allow sending text messages for devices without access to an email server. We list recommended modems for use with TopView.

The cellular modem requires a SIM card with SMS plan.