Jul 28, 2017

Nest camera and Amazon Echo help catch home intruders

Google's Nest camera and Amazon's Echo speaker have both helped catch home intruders in the US, it has emerged. The speaker helped solve a separate case in which it recorded an alleged house-breaker's voice. A local newspaper added that the unnamed boy had admitted to breaking into the home on three separate occasions. The Smoking Gun news site was the first to report the guilty plea in the Nest camera case, which the BBC subsequently verified with a local court clerk. The case generated local notoriety after some of the captured video was broadcast on local TV news bulletins last December.

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