The deal, announced on Friday, gives Amazon a rising star in the emerging and highly competitive field of connected home devices that includes Alphabet's Nest. As of writing, Amazon hasn't issued a press release on the matter.
The company has not revealed any financial information related to this transaction.
Blink, based in Andover, Mass., was founded in 2009, according to Crunchbase, but came out of stealth in 2014 with a Kickstarter campaign that raised $1 million-multiple times more than the company was seeking. Blink's system, though, works with batteries you could pick up at a local corner store. Blink could keep selling products under its own name, or we could see its tech migrated into Amazon-branded hardware.
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"As one of their distributors, we already know customers love their home security cameras and monitoring systems".
After shipping its original camera in January 2016, Blink launched an outdoor camera with night vision capabilities later in the year.
Offered to Prime subscribers, Amazon Key uses a connected lock to allow delivery people to leave packages inside when nobody is home. "We're excited to welcome their team and invent together on behalf of customers".