How to protect your holiday packages
How to protect your holiday packages
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How to protect your holiday packages

Smart Home
The holiday season is upon us and that means one thing, lots and lots of package deliveries. So, how do you keep porch pirates from stealing your stuff, hey! Well, today we're gonna show you. As more and more packages are delivered, package thefts are also on the rise. Thanks to devices like security cameras and smart door bells, chances are pretty good that you've seen a video like this before. But those aren't your only options. There are services that deliver packages inside your home and even smart padlocks that hide and secure your deliveries. Let's see how these products can help you keep an eye on your holiday gifts. Every security camera sends motion alerts but certain smart Cameras and door bells condition custom notifications, like the nest Hello which can detect packages and send an alert when Molly or delivery person comes to drop off a package the nest Hello will send me a custom alert. [MUSIC] Awesome, so my delivery is safe, but there's a caveat. The Nest hellos package alerts only work with a delivery. That's at least. Sees just that it has seen a person and not a car or a tree swaying in the breeze. So let's put personal words to the test using the Arlo pro three outdoor security camera except this time someone's trying to steal a package. [MUSIC] So my package is gone but at least I saw who took it and I have a saved clip without having to sift through dozens of generic emotional to find it. Still, we can do better than that. What if we were wined back to that porch pirates stealing my stuff. But this time turn on our low pro 3s built in siren. [MUSIC] Yep, that worked. Let's try that again but this time, I'll use the Pro 3's two-way talk feature. Hey, leave that package alone. Well, really possession is basically [UNKNOWN] of the law so who's to say this package is even yours You know I'm recording you right now and can send your face to the police so, whatever. Well, I've read the [UNKNOWN] agrrement, but just know that my kids aren't gonna be getting any getting any gifts this year, so happy holidays [MUSIC] Beyond a standard security camera or smart doorbell rings spotlight cam has built in LEDs that you can program to flash when motion is detected. [MUSIC] [SOUND] These aren't even your only options. There's also Amazon key and box lock Amazon key is a service that delivers your Amazon Prime packages inside your house through one of Amazon's approved smart locks. Then an Amazon cloud cam indoor camera records a video clip of the delivery for you to review. Of course then you have to be okay with a stranger opening your door and delivering a package inside but then at least it isn't sitting outside all day. Then there's box lock. Box lock is a smart padlock that attaches to a storage container ups FedEx amazon prime and USPS can use the box lock. to scan the package barcode, open the doors and lock your packages safely inside. This keeps your packages safe until you get home. Use the box lock app on your phone to unlock the container and retrieve your delivery. [MUSIC] Whether it's door bells, Amazon key or even box lock, there are so many ways to protect your holiday packages. But if you don't wanna deal with All of this technology to protect your holiday gifts, you could just require a signature for your packages to ensure they get hand delivered safely. [MUSIC]

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