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Amazon buys smart doorbell and camera maker Blink

26 December 2017

The main difference is that Blink's products work wirelessly, while Amazon's existing options usually need to be plugged in.

Now, the book-seller-turned-retail-giant is acquiring home security camera startup, Blink.

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Blink launched in 2014 and raised over $1M through a crowdfunding campaign.

Though the financial terms of this acquisition wasn't revealed. Thank you for your enthusiasm and support for Blink! Unlike rival systems that require a wired power connection, or the few battery-powered cameras already on the market which generally had relatively short battery life, Blink's promised more than a year of home monitoring from a single charge. -- Blink now makes an indoor camera and outdoor camera. The video door-bell that costs $99 also comes in battery powered. Delivery workers receive a one-time use code to unlock the door, then simply place the package inside and leave.

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Blink, for its part, said in a statement on its site that nothing is changing about the company's day-to-day operations, although it's likely that state of affairs won't last much longer. (Blink says, "If you own one of our systems, nothing changes for now", and that it'll continue "selling and supporting" the same products.) But it's easy to see how this will all eventually fit into Amazon's delivery and smart home story. Amazon has been widening their range for smart home technology ever since the tech became so relevant in today's society. The move could help Amazon compete in the fast-growing home security camera market. "We're excited to welcome their team and invent together on behalf of customers".

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Amazon buys smart doorbell and camera maker Blink