Amazon Buys Video Doorbell Startup Ring

It's the latest in a string of moves focused on home security and access

In June, Amazon released a Ring skill for Alexa to allow users to monitor their homes by asking Alexa to display their front doors on Echo Show. Ring

Amazon has acquired video doorbell startup Ring, which manufactures security cameras and video doorbells that stream video and audio to customers’ smartphones—and the deal is worth is more than $1 billion, according to Reuters.

@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is a senior writer at Adweek, where she focuses on retail and the growing reach of Amazon.