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Here's how Amazon's new in-home delivery service worksThe e-commerce company creates a new security camera and app to power the program.
[MUSIC] you'll soon have a new option on Amazon for in home same day delivery. The Company on wenfail introduced a new in home shipping service, called amazon key. That;s right! Using an amazon built security camera called the cloud cam, a smart door lock, and mobile app. An Amazon delivery worker will be able to place packages jus inside your door. The new service should cut down on porch pirates stealing packages and boxes getting soaked in bad weather. Here's how it works. After you've set up your address for in-home delivery and order an item on Amazon, a delivery worker shows up with your package and uses an app to unlock the door. She just cracks open the door and slides the package in, then uses the app to lock the door again. You get notified of the delivery and get a video recording of the package being dropped off. Using the new amazon key app, you could also let in guests, a dog walker or house cleaner too [MUSIC] A kit to set up Amazon Key starts at $250, and includes a free installation. The service will only be available in 37 areas in the US when it launches early next month. The Cloud Cam will also be available as a standalone security camera, priced at $120. The device offers 10 AD resolution night vision through a audio and 24/7 live stream. Plus it includes an Alexa integration so you can check out your live stream using an [UNKNOWN] or few other devices.