On the flipside, another neighbor had experiences close to my own: "Reliability is a bit of an issue... There is a significant delay in triggering the motion sensor... I had two packages delivered today and the Ring Video Doorbell recognized only one."
I'm confident that if Ring were a closed system--hardwired to my home network, and not at the mercy of Wi-Fi and smartphone connections--signal reliability would be a non-issue. But we're in the wild, wild west of cloud-connected smart-home devices. The Internet of Things (ugh--that word!) is riddled with weak links, and neither Ring nor its smart-home brethren can control the infrastructure's frequent unpredictability.
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