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Three other reasons why you should own a Blink home security camera system

Three other reasons why you should own a Blink home security camera system

Did you know Blink can be used for much more than home security?

Compact, wireless with batteries that can last up to two years, Blink cameras can be installed anywhere in your home (up to 10 cameras can be installed on each Blink sync unit). Whether you choose to place a camera on top of the fridge to watch out for midnight snackers or in a fixed position facing the driveway, a Blink camera will instantly detect motion and alert you on any movement it records

In case you’re wondering what else Blink can be used for, here are some popular examples:

Capturing wildlife footage

Curious to explore what hidden creatures emerge in your garden whilst you’re asleep at night? Nestle the Blink XT2 outdoor camera in a shrub or screw it on a tree for a closer experience. As long as the camera is within 100 ft of the Blink sync unit capturing a hedgehog emerging out of hibernation will be a pleasure to watch.

Just like this keen Blink hedgehog lover has discovered on many occasions. 

Home deliveries made easy

You’ve made an online purchase, have tracked the delivery minute by minute and suddenly realise that you won’t be home to receive that highly anticipated package - not to worry! The moment the postman arrives at the door, the Blink XT2 will send an instant alert to your phone and with the click-to-talk feature, telling the postman to leave the package with the neighbour saves you a trip to the postal depo.

Keep an eye on the kids

If you are at work or away from home, it’s great to know when the kids have got home safely from school. A Blink home security system gives you that knowledge plus the peace of mind from being able to live-view home at any time, at the touch of a button.

Have a look at how this Instagram blogger and mum uses the Blink XT2 click-to-talk feature to call her kids in another room for snack time.

What else have you seen with your Blink? Send us your videos via Twitter and Facebook!

Protect your home from tricks this Halloween

Protect your home from tricks this Halloween

The celebrated trend of trick-or-treating will see groups of children gather on your doorstep, eagerly expecting a tasty treat for their troubles. At face value, Halloween is a light-hearted tradition and a fun excuse for kids to dress up and enjoy some free sweets. However, the reality of the matter is that Halloween can sometimes be a daunting affair for homeowners.

Property owners can feel threatened by the notion that, if you can’t provide a treat, you will receive a trick – often in the form of property damage. Research from Aviva claims that malicious domestic damage increases by 150% during Halloween. For some property owners, it’s hard to find peace of mind on such a frantic night. However, there are certain tips and tricks (the good kind) that can help offer peace of mind for property owners on Halloween:

  • In trick-or-treat etiquette, a lit pumpkin is an invitation. If you don’t like the idea of strangers invading your doorstep, don’t leave a lit pumpkin outside of your house.
  • Don’t be afraid of putting a polite notice outside of your house to let people know that you won’t be answering the door to trick-or-treaters. It’s important that the notice isn’t too abrupt or abrasive, so you don’t antagonise the trick-or-treaters or potentially spur them into mischief.
  • One of the best ways to ensure peace of mind on Halloween is to have the chance to monitor the activity on your doorstep throughout the night, without having to physically answer the door. A Blink XT2 smart home security camera can be installed on the exterior of your property – out of arm’s reach, out of harm’s way – to provide a watchful eye over anyone approaching your home. Filming in HD night-vision and two-way audio, you will have recorded footage and the opportunity to scare any potential offender that might wish harm to your home!

 

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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