In an electronic mail despatched to prospects Friday, digicam and doorbell startup Blink introduced it has been acquired by Amazon. See the total electronic mail under:
Expensive Blink Neighborhood,
We’re excited to announce that Blink has been acquired by Amazon! Since launching in early 2016, we have been thrilled by your response to our ultra-affordable, really wire-free video residence safety cameras and monitoring techniques. This acquisition was made potential by your help and I needed to thank every one among you.
If you happen to personal one among our techniques, nothing adjustments for now. We’ll proceed to function beneath the Amazon umbrella promoting and supporting the identical nice merchandise you understand and love. It is Day 1 for us at Amazon, and we’re wanting ahead to seeing what we are able to ship to our prospects collectively.
Once more, thanks to your enthusiasm for Blink. Additionally, please try our newest product, the Blink $99 video doorbell! It may be seen on our web site and might be making its debut at CES. If you happen to make it to the present, please cease by and say hey.
Greatest Needs and Glad Holidays,
GM Blink Merchandise
Blink first launched a, adopted by an outside model. On Dec. 19, it launched a $99 , accessible for preorder “quickly.”
Amazon has made numerous strikes within the sensible residence in recent times, introducing a wide range of, in addition to an designed to work by itself or as a part of the brand new . Its acquisition of Blink is solely the newest indication that Amazon has a vested curiosity within the sensible residence — and residential safety.