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V-Home by Vodafone Safety Starter Kit

V-Home by Vodafone Safety Starter Kit

A smart partnership
Our exclusive partnership with Samsung opens up the exciting world of the smart home with our co-created Safety Starter Kit powered by the Samsung SmartThings hub and app.
We have a whole houseful of products for you to build your V-Home including Sensors, Smart Plugs, Light Bulbs and much more.
A smart partnership
Our exclusive partnership with Samsung opens up the exciting world of the smart home with our co-created Safety Starter Kit powered by the Samsung SmartThings hub and app.
We have a whole houseful of products for you to build your V-Home including Sensors, Smart Plugs, Light Bulbs and much more.

The benefits of V-Home by Vodafone

•  Easy to set up and use

•  Monitor from your smartphone

•  Alarm to detect intrusion

•  Keep your home safe

Your V-Home Services Plan

•  Never miss a security alert with our 24/7 Alarm Assistant

•  Up to 14 days access of video clips (capped at 10GB)

You pay a monthly fee for your V-Home Services Plan and our Price Promise guarantees that you’ll never pay more than the agreed monthly price.

See what’s in your Starter Kit

Turn your home into a smart home with the V-Home Hub. Wirelessly connects a wide range of smart devices and makes them work together.
 

Product Features
  • Monitor and control connected smart devices in your home using the SmartThings app for Android or iOS.
  • Receive alerts from connected smart devices when there’s unexpected activity in your home.
  • Automate connected smart devices in your home and set them to turn on or off when doors are opened, as people come and go, and much more.
  • Control connected smart devices in your home with voice commands using SmartThings and the Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa.
  • 2-year warranty.
Requirements
  • Requires an internet-connected Wi-Fi router with an available Ethernet port.
  • Requires the SmartThings App and a compatible smartphone (Android OS 5.0 or higher, iOS 10 or higher).
  • Compatible with V-Home 24/7 Alarm Assistant as part of the V-Home service plan.
Placement Recommendations
  • For initial set up, place other devices within 4.5 meters of the V-Home Hub (or compatible device with SmartThings Hub functionality).
Product Specifications
Brand Samsung
Weight 210g
Dimensions 12 x 12 x 2.95cm
Power source Wall-powered
Colour White
Connection type Wi-Fi (a/b/g/n/ac), Zigbee, Z-Wave, Ethernet Up to a 866 Mbps @ 5GHz + 400 Mbps @ 2,4GHz (AC 1,300)
Model number ET-WV523

Watch what's happening in your home with live video.
 

Product Features
  • Monitor your home day or night in HD video.
  • Receive video alerts if there is an unexpected activity in your home.
  • Set lights or other connected devices to turn on if unexpected activity is detected.
  • Enjoy outstanding colour image even at low light.
  • Night vision - see what is happening even in the dark.
  • Enjoy 720p HD video.
  • 2-year warranty.
Requirements
  • Requires the V-Home Hub or a compatible device with SmartThings hub functionality.
  • Compatible with V-Home 24/7 Alarm Assistant as part of the V-Home service plan.
Placement Recommendations
  • Place the camera at least 2 meters above the floor and aim it slightly downwards for best performance. Check the live video feed on your mobile device to make sure the camera is pointing in the correct direction and that there are no obstructions. If you have trouble seeing the image clearly, try moving the camera closer to your Wi-Fi router.
  • To mount the camera on the wall, remove the mounting plate from the stand, attach it to the wall using the supplied screws and hollow-wall anchors, and then slide the camera back on the mounting plate until it snaps into place.
Product Specifications
Brand SmartThings
Weight 155g - device with stand
Dimensions 10.1cm x 6.5cm x 3.35cm
Image Sensor 1/3" CMOS Sensor
Lens Diagonal View Angle 128.6° (Enable LDC, Estimated DFOV around 111.2°)
Video Streaming Two HD Streaming (H.264, M-JPEG) for High-Quality Videos, Simultaneous H.264, M-JPEG, 3GPP Compatible
Wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n, WPA/WPA2
Processors and Memory CPU ARM Cortex-A9, 720 MHz
Flash 128MB
RAM 256MB
Colour White

Receive alerts if your door, window or cabinet is opened unexpectedly, or if there is a change in temperature.
 

Product Features
  • Monitors opening of a door, a window or a cabinet.
  • Monitors temperature.
  • Sends alerts to your SmartThings app if sensors move apart when a door, a window or a cabinet opens or if there is a change in temperature.
  • Can be used to trigger other smart devices in your home e.g. automatically switch on lights when you enter the room, or turn off the heating.
  • Built-in accelerometer can also monitor vibration.
  • Compact, discreet size.
  • 2-year warranty.
Requirements
  • Requires the V-Home Hub or a compatible device with SmartThings hub functionality.
  • Compatible with V-Home 24/7 Alarm Assistant as part of the V-Home service plan.
Placement Recommendations
  • For initial setup, place the device within 4.5 meters of your V-Home Hub (or compatible device with SmartThings Hub functionality).
  • Place the two parts of the Sensor next to each other on your door/window/cabinet and their respective frames.
  • Make sure the alignment marks are next to each other.
Product Specifications
Brand SmartThings
Weight 40.8g
Dimensions 4.3 cm x 5.1 cm x 1.3 cm
Magnetic gap open/close detection up to 4 cm
Colour White
Battery type CR2450
Battery life up to 1 year
Battery included Yes
Mounting 3M adhesive tape
Connection type ZigBee 3.0

Sounds an alarm when unexpected activity is detected in your home.
 

Product Features
  • Set the siren and warning light to turn on when unexpected activity is detected.
  • Set up the Siren so that it’s triggered automatically by your Sensors and Camera and get app alerts when doors or windows are opened unexpectedly or when motion is detected.
  • Alerts you if an intruder is detected in your home.
  • 2-year warranty..
Requirements
  • Requires the V-Home Hub or a compatible device with SmartThings hub functionality.
  • Compatible with V-Home 24/7 Alarm Assistant as part of the V-Home service plan.
Placement Recommendations
  • Install the Siren in a place where it can be heard easily and the flashing light is visible.
  • Do not place it where it would be obstructed, e.g. by curtains or furniture.
  • For initial set up, place the device within 4.5 meters of your V-Home Hub (or compatible device with SmartThings Hub functionality).
Product Specifications
Brand Zipato
Weight 60g
Dimensions 6.8 x 6.8 x 3.3 cm
Sound Level 115dB
Radio Frequency 868.4 MHz EU
Range up to 50m indoor
LED Indicator High bright LED (alarm + pairing)
Power supply CR123A x 2
Temperature range Operation: 0°C to +40°C
Stand-by time 1 year
Colour White
Connection type Z-Wave

V-Home Monitor

•  Monitor and control your V-Home devices from the SmartThings app and get app alerts.

V-Home 24/7 Alarm Assistant

•  The V-Home 24/7 Alarm Assistant will try to contact you and your trusted contacts if you miss an alert that is triggered by the Multipurpose Sensor or Camera.

V-Home Video

•  Catch up on those important moments you may have missed with around 14 days access of video clips (capped at 10GB).

Let the world know that your home is monitored using V-Home.

It’s easy to build a smart home
Help protect your home and family with SmartThings technology and V-Home services. Simple to set up and easy to control, our dedicated kit and support team safeguard your household for everyday peace of mind.
V-Home 24/7 Alarm Assistant

If something unexpected happens at home and you can’t respond to an app alert or text message from one of your Starter Kit devices, our dedicated V-Home support team will call you or your nominated contacts.

Home Monitoring

Monitor and watch what’s going on at home from the SmartThings app on your smartphone. If your Starter Kit devices trigger an alarm, you’ll also receive in app alerts.                                 

Video Storage

Catch up on those important moments you may have missed with around 14 days access to video clips (capped at 10GB).

Setting up is easy

Download the V by Vodafone app from the App Store or Google Play

Subscribe to your V-Home Services plan in the V by Vodafone app
Follow the on-screen instructions and you will be redirected to the SmartThings app
On-board your starter kit devices in the SmartThings app
Activate your V-Home Monitor Service and you are ready to go!
Frequently Asked Questions

Before you can set up your new kit, you need to make sure you have the following;
• Internet broadband connection and internet gateway from your ISP
• Android or iOS smartphone to download the companion apps
• V-Home service subscription

Simply add your V-Home service subscription fee to your Vodafone bill if you're a Pay Monthly or Pay As You Go customer, or a Vodafone Home Broadband customer.

You will have to download V by Vodafone App in order to be able:

• to activate and manage your service subscription to V-Home. Service subscription is required to onboard your Starter Kit.

• to manage your Vodafone 24/7 Alarm Assistant contacts,

• related FAQs

• first point of contact for general customer support.

Once you have activated the V-Home service subscription you will have to install the latest version of the SmartThings app to onboard your Starter Kit and manage your smart home devices. You will find the information about device trouble shooting as well as device FAQs in the SmartThings app.

Setting up the kit is easy, all you need to do is activate your monthly V-Home Service Plan in the V by Vodafone app then follow the steps to connect your devices in the SmartThings app. Need more help? Check out the handy Quick Start Guide included in the device’s packaging.

The monthly subscription connects your V-Home Hub to all of your compatible smart devices and unlocks added security features like V-Home Alarm Assistant: a 24/7 service that alerts you and your contacts if movement is detected by the Smart Camera or Multipurpose Sensor . The plan also includes up to 14 days of video cloud storage (up to 10GB), so you should never miss a moment.

To buy compatible devices go to the 'other devices' page

The V-Home Service Plan brings the V-Home Safety Starter Kit to life, therefore it will not work without an active subscription.

After the 24-month subscription has ended, your V-Home Service Plan will continue on a monthly rolling basis, at the applicable monthly price, until stopped. You can easily cancel the service from the V by Vodafone app after the 24 months are over. Please note, if you cancel your plan before the end of the 24-month period, you may be charged early termination fees.

Your monthly V-Home subscription allows for:

• use of SmartThings hub from V-Home Starter Kit with SmartThings app. This app is required to enjoy the benefits of SmartThings ecosystem.

• use of Vodafone video storage for clips recorded by SmartThings video camera according to according to fair usage policy

• use of Vodafone Home Monitor

• use of Vodafone 24/7 Alarm Assistant service so you or your trusted contacts can be informed if V-Home Monitor detects movement

• Vodafone user experience in SmartThings app and easy subscription management in V by Vodafone app

You can expand your smart home with more than 280 compatible devices from a variety of different brands like Sonos, Phillips and Bose. The V-Home Hub also works with Amazon Alexa or Google Home and connects to everything, from a smart thermostat to smart lights. You can set routines, like making the lights turn on when you step into a room.

The camera isn’t weatherproof so is only suitable for indoor use.

No, however, if something unexpected happens at home that is triggered by the multipurpose sensor or Smart Camera and you don’t respond to the app alerts or text messages, the dedicated V-Home support team will call you and your trusted contacts.

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