Amazon Key: What Do You Think?
Amazon is leading with high numbers again this week at 0.88%. This comes as no surprise with billionaire Jeff Bezos running the show. Amazon has been causing controversy lately. However, this is all thanks to their new prime service offers. Amazon Key is now the new talk of the web. It was impossible news to miss on social media or the news. If you have not heard of it yet, be ready for a new revelation in innovative technology. Then we can ask the big question, What do you think?
What Is Amazon Key?
To make it short and simple, Amazon Key is a new service for Amazon Prime members. Using cloud, customers can let people have access to enter their homes. It can be for the dog walker, your cousin who needs a place to crash, or even your Amazon packages. Customers have complete access to let anyone they would like to have access to their front door. This service comes equipt with a camera so you can watch live or after the visit. Amazon Key is a super easy service for those interested. However, before we talk about concerns, you may want to know a little more. Letting strangers into your home does not sound like an ideal service.
Details Behind The Key
You can buy The Amazon Key service kit on Amazon’s website. It comes with a smart lock and a camera. The cameras come in two fantastic brands in the smart lock world. Yale Smart Lock, and Kwikset. If you do a little research, you will see that some people have already been using smart locks. You will have to stop and check the many eligibility checks. Amazon Key is only at select locations, with select types of doors. Only for Prime members, and well, you will have to check for your eligibility from the list. Once someone is good to go, he or she can install the Amazon Key lock and the In-home monitor camera. Wherever and whenever you can give access from your phone. Your Amazon package delivery person will use your one-time only access code to enter and leave the package inside. You can watch them from the in-home camera live, or when they finish. They will then scan the lock again to let you know they have finished. Now, let’s see how your concerns match with others.
Amazon Key gave people a big discussion on what seemed to become a moral dilemma - letting some stranger in your house. Who does that? In fact, plenty of people allow strangers into their homes. Dog walkers, cleaning services, and now they can let in their Amazon packages with ease. Let's be honest; this new technology is not for everyone. This explains the reason why there is limited eligibility is for this service. It is not the idea of Amazon Key; it is how it functions that have people confused. No one understands how exactly it works. However, you can check out their FAQs page for more info.
What People Are Saying
Some cannot comprehend how much power our smartphones have. When the swipe of a fingertip lets anyone inside of their house, it sounds terrifying. However, it is not that scary. The cloud is where your Amazon Photos sync to. The technology for Amazon Key is in the customer’s hands only. They get to decide when and where they want to let any individual into their home. They can lock someone out and cancel their entrance at any time. Amazon Key works so no one can access your smart lock unless you let them. Moreover, with your in-home camera, you can be sure of that 24/7. The Amazon Cloud Cam enables you to see right outside your door!
If you are eligible for Amazon Key, you are eligible for a new technology that will make your life a little easier. If you are not eligible but interested, let Amazon know. This new service may not be your thing. Not everything cool targets us, little guys. Some of us are not ready for new technology either, and that is okay. For the ones who are, they will have a much easier time with their doors. One less key to lose!