The new ring security drone will fly into your home – Nextstar Media Wire

The new ring security drone will fly into your home - Nextstar Media Wire

Ring safety devices are flown in the air by the Drone Always Home Game that patrols your home.

The parent company Amazon has announced the 9 249 device A blog post Thursday.

“Built with privacy in mind it only records while on the plane; When it is not in use, it sits on a document and the camera is physically blocked, ”says Amazon. “Also, it’s loud, so you hear it when it’s on the move.”

Said the ring In a statement When the device is set up it will only fly the paths assigned to it and cannot control them manually.

“Barrier-free technology allows for the avoidance of unwanted objects when traveling on prefabricated paths, and its small size, lightweight design and closed propellers allow it to move safely around the house,” Ring said.

Ring founder Jamie Siminoff said the product’s inspiration was to create a single camera that “gives users the flexibility of every perspective they want around the house, while providing our founding principles of privacy and security”.

Despite the promises of privacy and security, not everyone is comfortable with this idea.

Technical Critic Walt Mosberg a Tweet, “In a country where there are no laws governing digital privacy, anyone who buys it from a company with a history of privacy issues is insane.”

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Silky Carlo, Big Brother Watch’s British non-profit organization founded to protect civil rights BBC, “It’s hard to imagine why Amazon would think that someone would like flying internet cameras attached to a data collection company in the privacy of their own home.”

Other devices that Amazon unveiled on Thursday include ring security cameras for cars, a spherical Amazon Echo, the new Fire TV Stick and the Luna + Cloud Gaming service.

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Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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