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1. (WO2018081327) PARCEL DELIVERY ASSISTANCE AND PARCEL THEFT DETERRENCE FOR AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDING AND COMMUNICATION DEVICES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/081327    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/058382
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G08B 13/196
G06Q 10/08
G06K 19/07
Applicants: RING INC.
Inventors: SIMINOFF, James
ROTH, Joshua
Title: PARCEL DELIVERY ASSISTANCE AND PARCEL THEFT DETERRENCE FOR AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDING AND COMMUNICATION DEVICES
Abstract:
Parcel delivery assistance and parcel theft deterrence for audio/video (A/V) recording and communication devices in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure are provided. In one embodiment, an A/V recording and communication device for receiving a parcel is provided, the device comprising a camera configured to capture image data, a speaker configured to play at least one audio recording, a communication module, and a processing module comprising a processor, and a parcel delivery application, wherein the parcel delivery application configures the processor to detect an arrival of a parcel delivery carrier, play the at least one audio recording using the speaker, wherein the at least one audio recording includes a direction to place the parcel in a drop-off zone, determine that the parcel has been placed in the drop-off zone, and transmit a notification to a user's client device that the parcel has been placed in the drop-off zone.