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Firm to retail and install new smart home security solutions in the UAE, targeting residential communities first
Home security supplier Ring announced a collaboration with Hitches and Glitches (H&G), a home maintenance company which is part of the Farnek Group.
As part of the collaboration, H&G will retail Ring products via its online store and install the smart home security products in residential communities in the UAE.
Mohammad Meraj Hoda, VP of business development – Middle East at Ring said: “People are taking home security into their own hands to help protect and secure their family and property. Partnering with local service providers like H&G helps us expand our reach and makes Ring’s home security solutions more readily available to homeowners in the UAE,” said
The Ring products that H&G will retail and install include the Floodlight Cam, the first motion-activated security camera with two-way audio, HD video, built-in floodlights and a siren; the Spotlight Cam Battery, a long-lasting battery-powered HD camera with two-way audio and a siren; the Spotlight Cam Wired with two-way talk and a siren solution; and the Ring Video Doorbell 2 that helps communicate with visitors from anywhere.
A pilot program with the Los Angeles Police Department in the US proved that Ring’s Video Doorbell was able to reduce crime in a Los Angeles neighborhood by over 55%.
“Adding these smart home security gadgets to our existing and increasing portfolio of home solutions, significantly broadens our overall offering. The ability to buy online with the added convenience of installation, provides a seamless experience,” said Lukas Eigenmann, COO, H&G.
H&G will initially offer Ring’s security solutions to its database of over 10,000 homeowners and tenants across the UAE, targeting those in residential areas, particularly villas, and those with freehold and leasehold properties in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.