Amazon has introduced a new service called Key for Garage to deliver groceries to customers’ garage using the Key Smart Garage Kit in the US.
The service is currently available to eligible Amazon Prime members, who need to select ‘In-Garage delivery’ at check out on Amazon.com while placing their orders.
Customers can use the Key by Amazon app to check the status of their garage door as well as to open or close it.
The online retailer has created the new service integrating its Key by Amazon with myQ-connected technology from access solutions and products maker Chamberlain Group.
Customers having myQ-connected garage door opener need to connect their myQ accounts with Amazon in the Key by Amazon app to use the service.
In addition, the company is offering two Key Smart Garage Kits. The myQ Smart Garage Hub lets customers add connectivity to their existing garage door openers.
Customers can also buy a new myQ-connected Chamberlain or LiftMaster Wi-Fi garage door opener to use the service.
Key by Amazon general manager Rohit Shrivastava said: “We know it is important to keep innovating to make delivery as convenient as possible for customers, which is why we’re excited to now have the new service available.
“Today, we are thrilled to open Key by Amazon to millions of Prime members who can now have their Amazon packages delivered securely to their garages. With this new option, members can truly unlock the convenience of the Amazon experience.”
Furthermore, the company is allowing customers to add an Amazon Cloud Cam (Key Edition) to any door opener in order to monitor their garage any time through the livestream or view clips of entries, including deliveries.