Ring’s promised introduction of end-to-end video encryption for some of its doorbells and cameras is finally arriving today, offering an extra level of security to Ring users willing to compromise on some inherent quality.
Amazon’s Ring first announced the introduction of end-to-end encryption during its annual hardware event last fall. At the time, Ring promised that the free feature would come out before the end of 2020. It’s now mid-January 2021, but that’s close enough.
Ring calls the initial stages of its end-to-end encryption rollout a “technical preview” and is currently limited to eight doorbell and camera models, including the Video Doorbell Pro, Video Doorbell Elite, Floodlight Camera, and Indoor Cam, the Stick Up Cam Plug-In, the Stick Up Cam Elite, the Spotlight Cam Wired and the Spotlight Cam Mount.
Ring said there would be feedback on the new feature on the end-to-end encryption screen within …