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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!

Trusted Reviews say the Blink XT2 and Echo Show 5 sale is the best home security bundle available

Trusted Reviews say the Blink XT2 and Echo Show 5 sale is the best home security bundle available

The phenomenally popular Blink XT2 video home security system is currently available to buy with the Amazon Echo Show 5 at an extra cost of only £20. Blink systems and add-on cameras are 20% off as well in this sale. 

Trusted Reviews said, "Amazon is known to offer some pretty exceptional bundles, especially when it comes to smart home devices that can work seamlessly together- and this Blink XT2 smart home security camera and Echo Show 5 duo is no different." 

Find out more about their views on this great deal here: http://bit.ly/3aXNJG0

If you want to take advantage of this money-saving offer, please hurry, it is only available whilst stocks last. 

Blink cameras help police successfully catch a burglar in the act

Blink cameras help police successfully catch a burglar in the act

North Yorkshire Police successfully identified, arrested and convicted an intruder caught stealing from the home of an unsuspecting 79-year-old man, thanks to Blink camera footage and an appeal on social media.  

Family members of the homeowner had installed home security systems around the house for their relative’s safety after he was victim to four burglaries earlier that same year. This proved extremely beneficial in the early hours of September 16th, when an unwelcomed guest triggered Blink’s motion detection camera and the infrared night vision recorded the disguised man while he stole from the house. After noticing the security system, he removed two cameras from the house in the hope that this would destroy any proof of his invasion, but unbeknownst to this criminal, Blink camera clips are instantly sent to the smartphone connected to the camera – in this case, a relative of the homeowner - and stored on a secure cloud storage.

 A North Yorkshire Police Officer working on the case, Detective Constable Hannah McPeake, shared her disapproval of the calculated crime committed by Karl Lambert and revealed the evidence that helped identify and convict the prolific burglar.

“This was a spineless crime committed on a 79-year-old man who was targeted for his vulnerability. Thankfully, Lambert was snared by our social media appeal after members of the public recognised him as the person captured on CCTV committing the burglary. He also left behind a brown paper bag which linked him to the crime.”

This is the Blink camera footage that helped investigators identify the man:

Home security systems such as the Blink XT2 can offer peace of mind to family members, knowing that you can have a watchful eye over your loved ones in case they need you.

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