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How Smart Home Surveillance Cameras can help protect the Elderly

How Smart Home Surveillance Cameras can help protect the Elderly

According to the Office for National Statistics (2010), over half of all people aged 75 and over live alone. At such a vulnerable age, it can be worrying knowing  that a loved one is living by themselves in a time of their life where extra care or assistance may be required under exceptional circumstances.

On 18th October , Blink received a message  from a woman who explained that, after installing a Blink 3-camera system for her father on Friday, it “saved his life” on Sunday. Judith Dutton saw that her 89-year-old father had taken a fall as a result of the motion captured footage alert sent to her phone from Blink  As a result of this, she was promptly able to get medical aid to her father within 39 minutes of the alert.

Smart home surveillance cameras, such as Blink, can offer peace of mind in knowing that you can provide a watchful eye over your loved ones when they are vulnerable.

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Check out the new Features for Blink!

Check out the new Features for Blink!

Blink App on Fire Tablets 
You can now download the Blink app right to your Amazon Fire tablet! The app will work just like it does on your phone, allowing you to add devices, schedule and arm/disarm cameras, and livestream video to your tablet. 

Enable Blink SmartHome on Alexa 
You can also enable the “Blink SmartHome” Alexa skill on your on Fire tablet! Once you do, you can ask Alexa to show your Blink cameras by name. Even without a Blink app installed, Alexa will be able to livestream your cameras right to your tablet.
 

Arm, Disarm, and More
You can now also arm, disarm and get information about your Blink video security system using voice commands with the Blink SmartHome Skill. It’s simple, just ask Alexa:

“Alexa, ask Blink to arm my home system?”
"Alexa, ask Blink disarm my Office system, my pin is ####"
“Alexa, ask Blink when was my last motion alert?”
"Alexa, ask Blink what's my schedule?"
“Alexa, ask Blink what is my status?

All Device List 
You can now see all of your Blink Devices in a
simple list. Click the system name at the top of your app screen to bring up the menu, and then select “All Devices.”

Reorder Homepage Devices
Not happy with the order your cameras are displayed in the app? Want to put a certain camera at the top of the list? With the new update, you can reorder your cameras by holding and dragging the device name on the new All Devices list.
 

 

Peace of mind for parents with kids returning from school

Peace of mind for parents with kids returning from school

It's nearly time to go back to school, or for some, to start! The school run kicks back into gear, and the summer holidays slowly become just a memory. It can all add up to be tricky though, and for any parent or guardian, the safety and whereabouts of your children is a constant concern. Knowing when they’re home safe is peace of mind that goes a long way.

One of the simplest and easiest ways to achieve this peace of mind is to install a wireless home security camera that lets you know the very moment your children arrive home , via  a video clip notification directly to your smartphone. With Blink, all of this and more is provided, with up to 1080p HD recording quality and motion activated technology.

With just two standard AA lithium batteries, a Blink camera can run for up to two years until the power runs out, meaning you’ll never miss a moment. Additionally, users can watch a live stream from their Blink cameras anywhere in the world, at any time – ideal for making sure the ones you love are safe.

 

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