If it wasn’t already evident that Amazon wants a stronger foothold in the smart home space, it is now. Amazon has acquired Ring, the device maker best known for its smart doorbells. The terms of the deal aren’t clear, but it’s expected that Amazon will keep the core Ring business intact while finding ways to integrate its work into the Amazon ecosystem. Ring already supports Alexa voice control, so we’d expect more than just obvious tie-ins.
Amazon acquires Ring’s smart doorbell business