Singtel today launched a a solution to offer its customers personalised smart lifestyle experience incorporating home automation and security christened Singtel SmartHome.
Singtel has collaborated with Hanman International, a Singaporean firm that distributes Samsung’s Smart Doorlock range to come up with the disruptive solution. SmartHome features a Smart Hub that can connect and communicate with more than 200 compatible smart devices such as motion sensors, contact sensors and smart cameras, via Z-Wave Plus technology.
Wong Soon Nam, Vice President of Consumer Products at Singtel’s Consumer Singapore, says,
Smart homes are the homes of the future as Singapore becomes a Smart Nation. Singtel SmartHome is part of our vision of helping busy Singaporeans live better by using technology to empower them to live more comfortably and safely.
The IMDA-certified smart home brain integrates the home automation process and centralizes control on a secure app. This will enable customers to purchase additional smart devices for their smart home setup with their evolving needs.
Once Singtel SmartHome is installed, customers can securely monitor and control their smart devices in real-time, customise their home by setting rules to automate tasks and receive instant notifications about what is happening at home no matter where they are.
Singtel Fibre Broadband customers can choose from two Starter Kits- Starter Kit with Contact Sensor (Smart Hub with 16GB Micro SD card and contact sensor) at S$25/month on a 24-month contract, or Starter Kit with Smart Lock (Smart Hub with 16GB Micros SD card and Samsung Smart Lock SHP-DP727) at S$45/month for 24 months. The kits are offered with free installation and free 24/7 after-sales support for two years. While the non-Singtel fibre broadband customers can purchase the Starter Kits at a one-time-charge of $650 and $1260 respectively.