Ignite Self Protect is a cloud-based home monitoring service with next-gen hardware, features, and controls. It's fully integrated with our Ignite HomeConnect (Shaw) app, so you can easily activate smart home devices and check on your home with live video and 24/7 recording in HD.

Ignite Self Protect requirements

Ignite Self Protect requires the following:

Subscription to Ignite Self Protect

  • Visit Shaw.ca for home security offers.

Ignite Indoor/Outdoor Camera or Ignite Doorbell Camera

Ignite WiFi Gateway (XB6, XB7, or XB8)

Ignite HomeConnect (Shaw) app

Home security hardware

Find details on our Ignite Self Protect hardware below:

Ignite Indoor/Outdoor Camera

  • The Ignite Indoor/Outdoor Camera (Wired)TM is a security camera designed for indoor or outdoor use to help keep your home secure. Explore the security camera.

Ignite Doorbell Camera

  • The Ignite Doorbell Camera (Wired)TM combines a doorbell and security camera in one device. See when people are at the door or when a package is dropped off. Explore the doorbell camera.

Ignite Smart Motion Sensor

  • The Ignite Smart Motion SensorTM is a motion sensor designed for indoor use to alert you of motion in the home when you're away. Explore the motion sensor.

Ignite Door/Window Sensor - Sercomm

  • The Ignite Door/Window Sensor - SercommTM is a door/window sensor designed to notify you when a door or window of your choosing has been opened, closed, or left open. Explore the door/window sensor.

Home security features

Ignite Self Protect is loaded with features to easily control, manage, and personalize your experience. Check out our guides to learn how to use home security features from the Ignite HomeConnect (Shaw) app or from your Ignite Entertainment Box.

Ignite Self Protect base features

The below features are included with your Ignite Self Protect plan at no extra cost:

Live monitoring and control with the Ignite HomeConnect (Shaw) app

  • Easily activate home security devices, watch your live feed, view recordings, and receive notifications with the Ignite HomeConnect (Shaw) app.

Live monitoring from your TV

  • Camera feeds, motion events and system control directly through Ignite TV or Ignite Streaming. How to watch video feeds.

Motion detection with notifications

  • Our doorbell, indoor/outdoor camera, and sensors support motion detection with notifications via the Ignite HomeConnect (Shaw) app. How to enable notifications.

Home & Away modes

  • Toggle to Home or Away in the app to instantly switch between your at-home and away-from-home notification preferences. How to use Home & Away modes.

Two-way audio

  • Both the doorbell and camera support two-way audio for conversation via the Ignite HomeConnect (Shaw) app. How to use two-way audio.

Advanced Security

Device linking

  • Pair a smart light or smart lock to a camera or doorbell for quick control while viewing that camera.

Set camera area

  • Set the desired area of the camera view for motion capture. This stops unwanted notifications for things like background traffic or nearby walking paths. How to set Camera Area.

24/7 Video Recording features

These features are available with the optional 24/7 Video Recording setting enabled:

View any moment over the past 7 days

Download and share clips

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