Vodafone launches a range of Internet of Things (IoT) devices under the banner “V by Vodafone.” It is available to Vodafone customers in the UK and a handful of other European countries. The current range includes a car telematics dongle, pet tracker, bag tracker and connected camera. The range is expected to have new members joining in next year.
V-Auto is a little dongle that plugs into the OBD-II port of your car and starts collecting data. However, your vehicle should be manufactured in 2002 or later (since the port wasn’t a common feature until then). The dongle allows you to track your car remotely, and provides driver safety rating for each journey.
V-Camera is an Arlo Go camera with a Vodafone SIM in it, thus, no WiFi connectivity required. It has a rechargeable battery that lasts for one month for cordless operation, as well as motion and sound detection features.
V-Pet is an activity and location tracker, which you clip onto your dog or cat’s collar. It gives you alert when your hairy beast wanders outside the defined zones. For more..