Amazon redesigns Echo, introduces car security


Amazon unleashed a slew of new products Thursday, including an indoor security drone, car security products, a redesigned Echo speaker with a spherical look and a gaming service.

The most radical of the products is an “indoor only” $249 security drone, Ring Always Home Cam, which Amazon says will automatically fly to predetermined areas of the home, “giving you multiple viewpoints with just one camera that flies around the home.” It will only record when in flight, says Amazon, which won’t be releasing it until 2021.

The “all-new” Echo is in a different, ball shape, touts improved audio and will sell for $99. The regular Dot, which is also spherical, is priced at $49.99, and both will be available on Oct. 22. A new round $59.99 Dot edition with a clock will be available Nov. 5.

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