Mention drones and Amazon in the same breath, and most people will immediately think of the company’s grand plans for aerial delivery or maybe ill-advised late-night internet purchases involving the latest consumer flying machines. This week, however, Amazon announced a new kind of drone designed to patrol your house when you’re not home.
The Ring Always Home Camera made a lot of noise on social media after its debut yesterday. Coming in 2021, the $250 device will ship with its own recharging base, as well as a camera-equipped craft designed to get roughly five minutes of flight time per charge.
According to Ring, the camera is designed for people who want to get a holistic view of their house when they’re not home without having to set up a group of always-on cameras that constantly monitor different