Ring Car Cam Information

Ring Car Cam is a car security camera that helps protect your car wherever it’s parked. Ring Car Cam is on-guard with smart sensors to detect certain events both around and inside the vehicle, alerting owners of events that may indicate bumps, impacts, break-ins, movements inside the vehicle, and even car theft and other events around the vehicle.

What is the Ring Car Cam?
Ring Car Cam is a car security camera that can help protect your car wherever it’s parked. It can record and detect events that may indicate impacts, break-ins, movement inside of the vehicle, car theft, and even certain events around the vehicle, as well as alert you to these events. Ring Car Cam can transmit recorded video to the Ring cloud via wifi, or from anywhere with an optional Ring connectivity plan that enables a wireless LTE connection.

The Ring Car Cam is equipped with Emergency Crash Assist which allows users to quickly request help from first responders. Ring Car Cam also has Alexa built in, and we’ve created a unique feature, called Traffic Stop, built specifically with driver safety in mind. Simply say, “Alexa, I’m getting pulled over” to record the interaction and save it to the cloud. 

These features may require an optional Ring connectivity plan.

How do you install the Ring Car Cam?
Ring Car Cam easily installs directly to the OBD-II port in your vehicle, located behind your steering wheel in most cars. It securely attaches to the windshield and dashboard of the car, and the cable can be neatly tucked away and out of sight. 

Is the Ring Car Cam Alexa compatible? 
Yes, Ring Car Cam is compatible with Alexa and Alexa-enabled devices can be set to notify you when Ring Car Cam detects an event. Use Alexa’s Find My feature to hear Ring Car Cam’s last known location. 

Alexa is also built into Ring Car Cam, enabling things like the Traffic Stop feature. When a user says “Alexa, I’m being pulled over,” Ring Car Cam will record the interaction and save it to the cloud.

Will the Ring Car Cam be able to track down my car if it’s stolen?
In the event the car is stolen, the vehicle’s location can be accessed by the device owner and Shared Users and shared with authorities. With a wifi connection or an optional Ring connectivity plan, video footage of the event is securely stored in the cloud so that, even if the car security camera is stolen, owners and Shared Users can access the footage from the Ring app. Ring even has a Theft Protection program in the event the device is damaged or stolen. 

Learn more about Theft Protection here.

How does Traffic Stop work? 
The Ring Car Cam has Alexa built in, and Traffic Stop was built specifically with driver safety in mind. Simply say, “Alexa, I’m getting pulled over” to record the interaction and save it to the cloud.

Does the Ring Car Cam work with all cars? 
Ring Car Cam is compatible with 99% of cars on the road in the US today and plugs directly into the OBD-II port, which is included in all cars built after 1996. 

Does the Ring Car Cam require a subscription? 
No. You can access video stored locally on the device via the Ring app when the car is within range of wifi. With an optional Ring connectivity plan, you can access video from anywhere via LTE as well as advanced features like Emergency Crash Assist.

What happens if my Ring Car Cam is stolen, can I still access my footage? 
If recorded videos have been transferred to the Ring cloud, you can access them from the Ring app -- even if the device was stolen. If the event was recorded by the device, video of the event will be saved to the Ring cloud and accessible from the app (with an optional Ring connectivity plan). Ring Car Cam is also covered by Ring’s Theft Protection policy. 

Learn more about Theft Protection here.

Does Ring Car Cam have an accident response (professional monitoring) option? 
> Yes. Every second matters after a serious accident — that’s why Ring designed Ring Car Cam with Emergency Crash Assist to quickly request help, even when the driver is unable to make the 911 call themselves. 

After a serious accident is detected by Ring Car Cam’s built-in sensors, a Ring service agent will attempt to reach the driver to make sure everything is okay. If the agent receives no response or the driver requests help, the agent will use the driver’s device location to request help from the nearest first responders. This feature is included with the optional Ring connectivity plan.

Note: This device has not been authorized by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. This device is not, and may not be offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.

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