In addition to the, the Amazon company also quietly introduced a $30 Mailbox Sensor last week via a low-key announcement page. Similar to the Ring Motion Sensor accessory for Ring lighting products, the new Mailbox Sensor is a little sensor that relies on to extend the range of your Wi-Fi network.
“It’s something that many of our customers have asked for,” Ring President Leila Rouhi told me over the phone.
Ring sells a variety of smart home devices, from doorbells to security cameras and beyond. Thursday’s announcements add to the company’s smart home lineup, butat its hardware event — proof it has plans to expand beyond the home.
The Ring Mailbox Sensor is designed to send an alert to your phone when the door is opened and is supposed to work with other Ring products, such as usingand to record footage when the mailbox is opened.
You can preorder the Mailbox Sensor starting Oct. 8 for $30.