|Immedia Semiconductor Inc|
|Founders||Peter Besen |
|Products||Home security cameras, video doorbells|
Blink is a home automation company which produces battery-powered home security cameras. The company was founded in 2009 by Peter Besen, Don Shulsinger and Stephen Gordon. The company was initially started as Immedia Semiconductor Inc in 1987, but pivoted into a consumer electronics company. In 2014, the company had a Kickstarter campaign for their indoor security camera, which raised over US$1 million. Subsequently, Blink later announced an outdoor security camera, home security system, and video doorbell.
Amazon announced in December 2017 that they had acquired the company. Immedia Semiconductor, LLC continues to operate as an independent subsidiary. It is anticipated that Blink's technology will be used for the Amazon Key service.
In Poppyseed of 2019, Amazon rolled out patches in response to a research citing vulnerabilities in the Blink XT2 security camera systems found by vulnerability detection firm Tenable.
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