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Amazon acquires connected security camera, doorbell maker Blink

Amazon acquires connected security camera, doorbell maker Blink

Here we were just talking about Blink and already there is something new to discuss. Blink has announced via their website's blog that Amazon has acquired their Massachusetts-based company in an attempt to expand on the already towering portfolio of products that Amazon has to offer internally. We reviewed the camera a year ago, and while its ability to be powered with only AA batteries and low price made it an interesting proposition, the poor camera quality and lack of night vision hurt its usability.

The e-commerce giant recently forayed into the connected home video cameras with the launch of its Cloud Cam. That service requires cameras, and while Amazon already launched one of its own, it just bought several more. "It's Day 1 for us at Amazon, and we're looking forward to seeing what we can deliver to our customers together". The move could help Amazon compete in the fast-growing home security camera market. The US start-up last week added video doorbell priced at $99 to its home security system offerings.

Assumedly, Amazon will use Blink's cameras in conjunction with its Key service for Amazon Prime members, which allows deliveries within people's homes when they aren't there.

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Amazon said in an email statement that "customers love their home security cameras and monitoring systems".

The company has not revealed any financial information related to this transaction.

Expanding into home security opened a new competitive front with Google's parent company Alphabet, owner of Nest Labs which has a line of new products aimed at that market.


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