VTech has just announced its new IS7121-2 video doorbell system, and in celebration of the product launch, it has released a new consumer survey that explores common sentiments related to front door visitations. The survey, sponsored by VTech and conducted by independent research firm Toluna, found that reliance on the doorbell has changed little since its invention in 1831 - and many long for "X-ray" capabilities.
Of the 2,000 people surveyed, 30% desire X-ray vision to apprehend visitors to their homes. Twenty-two percent like the idea of an intercom, and nearly all respondents (95%) said that they wouldn't open the door without checking to see who's there. Most of those surveyed (69%) take some sort of measure to protect their homes.
"In our work with the new VTech video doorbell system, we wanted to find out what Americans think about their doorbells and if this fixture on the front porch is still something people feel attached to," said Matt Ramage, senior vice president, pro