"Cloud Cam has all the features you need to monitor your home, including a 1080p Full HD camera, night vision, two-way audio, and free storage for clips-and with the secure AWS cloud powering Cloud Cam's advanced computer algorithms and intelligent alerts, the service is always getting smarter", said Charlie Tritschler, Vice President, Amazon Devices.
This state-of-the-art technology doesn't simply replace a key with a digital passcode. Once they're installed and you're signed up to Amazon Key you're good to go.
The company has rolled out a camera and compatible lock that grants your delivery person access to your home in order to combat porch pirates, who steal packages from unsuspecting victims. "And, for added peace of mind, in-home delivery is backed by Amazon's Happiness Guarantee".
The roll-out service from Amazon Business is a paid annual membership program for registered multi-user business customers in the USA and Germany that offers unlimited free two-day shipping on eligible items for all users on an Amazon Business account. For starters, the people handling deliveries are the same ones now handling Amazon's drop-offs.
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"We do not recommend using in-home delivery if your pet can access the front door on delivery day", the company said. With taps on her smartphone, she requests a cleaning service to make her home parent-friendly and orders a birthday present that a courier delivers and drops off inside her home after Amazon Key unlocks her door. Users who want their packages delivered inside their homes can select the "in home" option on the app to get their items delivered inside their residence when they're not home. Customers can install the In-Home Kit themselves or take advantage of free professional installation. The kit is set up by the online retailer for $249.99. The Amazon Key program, announced on Wednesday, is for Prime members and requires a couple of devices to work. The Key app and the actual delivery service kick off on November 8.
Amazon envisions the new service will extend beyond deliveries and into other home services.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.
Amazon at its discretion may choose to correct a service not completed to satisfaction, to refund the cost of a purchase and pay for up to $2,500 in property damage, or to help file a claim against the service provider's insurance.