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Critics Say Echo Show’s Drop-In feature is a security risk… But Amazon Disagrees.

The New Echo Show’s controversial feature, “Drop-In”, allows two people who have the same device to make calls to one another, and have those calls automatically connected, without the need for the receiver of the phone call to “answer”.  Hence the term created for it: “Dropping In”.  Imagine your mother-in-law just “dropping in”.  Or worse. Amazon introduced it with the newest line of Echo’s (The Echo Show) and will be applying it to older Echo devices this week as a promotion of it’s new intercom features. Critics questioned the feature…

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The New Echo Show's controversial feature, "Drop-In", allows two people who have the same device to make calls to one another, and have those calls automatically connected, without the need for the receiver of the phone call to "answer".  Hence the term created for it: "Dropping In".  Imagine your mother-in-law just "dropping in".  Or worse. Amazon introduced it with the newest line of Echo's (The Echo Show) and will be applying it to older Echo devices this week as a promotion of it's new intercom features. Critics questioned the feature... Read More

Video Surveillance Market Worth $42 Billion by 2020

The Video Surveillance market is expected to be worth over $42 billion by the year 2020 according to a study by Transparency Market Research. The study analyzes market trends and revenue forecasts in the video surveillance market worldwide and in various industries such as infrastructure, commercial, industrial and residential. Video surveillance is a popular tool for home and business security, marketing and many other applications. An increased concern for security and safety will drive the market to higher levels of growth in the next five years. Users are looking for…

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The Video Surveillance market is expected to be worth over $42 billion by the year 2020 according to a study by Transparency Market Research. The study analyzes market trends and revenue forecasts in the video surveillance market worldwide and in various industries such as infrastructure, commercial, industrial and residential. Video surveillance is a popular tool for home and business security, marketing and many other applications. An increased concern for security and safety will drive the market to higher levels of growth in the next five years. Users are looking for... Read More