Your Amazon Echo ($ 65 on Google Store) Is already You can use it whenever you get out of the house, including To turn on the lights in your home from afar that reveal that you are home when you are actually away. it also has , Which is a major update designed to better protect your home when you move out of your home.
With the exception of, a $ 4.99 per month subscription service is available for most Echo devices , And other Alexa companion devices (and! ). Promised to do it here.
What additional features am I offering for Alexa Guard Plus?
Alexa Guard Plus has more security features than the free Alexa Guard. It combines hands-free emergency helpline calling and listens to the activity if you are away. Guard Plus also includes features to help scare off unwanted intruders. It will play the barking of dogs, for example, if motion is detected. If the activity is detected, it will play a siren (more details below).
1. Alexa Guard Can Get You Emergency Assistance
With Guard Plus, you will have access to a 24/7 monitoring helpline by emergency response agents that will help you request ambulances, police, fire departments or personal emergency contacts. To activate it, say, “Alexa, call for help.”
2. Alexa will listen for more sounds while you are away
If the situation in your home is far away, Alexa already alerts you that it is blowing off the smoke of your smoke detector or breaking the glass. With Alexa Guard Plus, you will receive notifications about other sounds as you exit the house, such as walking and closing doors.
Once you receive a smart alert, you can tap on it to open the Alexa app and listen to everything Alexa has heard. You can also drop in to listen live and determine whether you need to call the emergency helpline or forward the issue to a supported security provider.
3. Alexa will scare intruders
Your echo speaker can help intimidate intruders who are lurking outside your home. However, you will need oneShe is Alexa-compatible, such as Ring, Blink, Arlo and August.
If your security camera detects motion outside, Alexa can play dog sounds from your Echo speaker as a deterrent.
When will Alexa Guard Plus be available?
Although Amazon did not offer a special release date for Guard Plus, the company announced that it would arrive later this year. Until then, you can still use the free Alexa Guard on your Echo device to see if you are interested in a Plus tire. To get started, open the Alexa app and tap more > Adjustment > Protector.
How much does Alexa Guard Plus cost?
Once available, the Alexa Guard Plus will cost $ 4.99 per month. You can choose to pay $ 49 per year, saving you $ 11 each year.
If you are already using Ring Protect Plus, Guard Plus will be free. To use Guard Plus you must your Ring and Amazon accounts to the Ring app or Ring.com. Other smart security companies, such as Abode, Vis and Resido will soon offer subscription tiers, including Guard Plus.
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