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The 7 biggest announcements Amazon made at its Echo event, from a mini drone that can fly around your home to a cloud gaming service

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Amazon held its usual fall product launch event on Thursday, where it introduced major updates across its Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and Ring product lineups. It also unveiled its long-rumored cloud gaming service, called Luna, which will works across all platforms when it launches.
Taken together, the announcements are a revamp and expansion of Amazon's most popular hardware and software products. The Echo, for example, has gotten a completely new look that represents the speaker's biggest design overhaul since its 2014 debut. Amazon is also staking out a bigger space...
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Ring's new tiny drone can autonomously fly around your home and send alerts if it detects intruders, fire, or emergencies while you're away

Ring's new tiny drone can autonomously fly around your home and send alerts if it detects intruders, fire, or emergencies while you're away

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Delivery isn't the only area Amazon has been exploring when it comes to autonomously flying cameras.
Ring, the security-camera company owned by Amazon, just announced a new indoor security camera that can fly around the house to keep an eye on your home while you're away. The device, called the Ring Always Home Cam, will cost $250 when it launches in 2021, the company announced on Thursday.
The Ring Always Home Cam is intended to help users keep tabs on their home without having to install multiple cameras, the company said. Users can set a predetermined path for the...
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