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‘Porch Pirates Beware!’ Report

‘Porch Pirates Beware!’ Report

Canary’s Porch Pirates Beware! Report exposes heightened concerns this holiday season around the growing issue of package thefts as more and more people shop online. The data shows that porch pirates hold incredible potential to ruin the 2019 holiday season as the thefts interfere with […]

Security & Privacy 101

Security & Privacy 101

Since day one, Canary knew about this reality, which is why every device, feature or update we implement is considered first and foremost from a security and privacy perspective for you.

Mother’s Day 1 Year Later

Mother’s Day 1 Year Later

One Year Later, Mother’s Day Check-inLast year we provided Canary camera’s to three families to capture the special moments as they welcomed their newborn’s into their lives. They went through the trials and tribulations that parents go through. There were frustrating moments, wonderful and amazing […]

Introducing the Safety Button

Introducing the Safety Button

With a Canary device at home, you always know what’s going on in and around your home. And with the Canary app you’re also always equipped and empowered to act in an emergency situation. Today, we’re adding a layer of personal security to our service […]

Last Chance To Salute

Last Chance To Salute

Just over a month ago, we launched our Salute First Responders campaign, designed to recognize the bravery and commitment of the women and men across the nation who serve their communities as First Responders. We wanted to highlight their stories, and give back by donating […]

Saluting First Responders

Saluting First Responders

Every day, thousands of men and women go to work not knowing what they’ll face. First Responders diligently go about their business, serving and protecting their local communities with dedication, commitment, and bravery. This month, as First Responders across the country and world are recognized […]

Canary App 2.15.0

Canary App 2.15.0

Canary app 2.15.0 is available now from the App Store and Google Play. Alongside the usual bug fixes and stability improvements, this update introduces some changes that make it easier for you to control what video and notifications you receive from Canary. More Control Since […]

Masking with Canary Flex

Masking with Canary Flex

Canary app 2.14.0 is now available for all Canary users, and it brings with it a feature that makes your notifications even more intelligent, with Masking now available for Canary Flex.   Last year, we introduced Masking for Canary All-in-One and Canary View devices, allowing […]

Canary and Amazon Alexa

Canary and Amazon Alexa

We’ve long believed that your security experience should effortless, seamless, and intuitive. By adding a hands-free way to check-in on the nursery, dog, or what’s happening out back, we’re building on that commitment while extending how and where you can use your Canary. Today, we’re […]

Person Detection

Person Detection

We recently announced that Person Detection was coming to Canary.   Starting today and continuing for the next two weeks, Person Detection will be rolling out for free to all Canary devices via a firmware update (3.0.0). This update does not require any action to […]

Canary CES Updates

Canary CES Updates

  At Canary, we build our products to provide the most comprehensive set of capabilities and features available—offering you more benefits out of the box, and just as important, over the life of your device, as we continuously enable new possibilities for your Canary or […]

Introducing Person Detection

Introducing Person Detection

At Canary, we pioneered the all-in-one security system back in 2015, when almost nobody had a camera inside their home for security.  We designed Canary because we believed that binary indicators such as door or window sensors don’t provide true security—and that what you really […]

$5M Saved and Counting

$5M Saved and Counting

When we set out to redefine security, we were intent on designing a more innovative and useful solution with less out of pocket costs than traditional, perimeter-based security.  We put a great deal of forethought into what sensors and features were integrated into our flagship […]

Service Update Details

Service Update Details

We recently announced enhancements to Canary’s basic service plan based on recent customer feedback, and want to make sure you’re aware of these updates, as there are a number of features launching improving everyone’s experience. As of yesterday, we’ve extended the length of recorded video clips from 10 […]

Basic Plan and Membership Updates

Basic Plan and Membership Updates

We’ve heard from many of you on the recent changes to our basic plan, and I want to take a moment to address the variety of feedback we’ve heard and let you know about some upcoming developments that will make it even more valuable.   […]

Canary and Google Assistant

Canary and Google Assistant

At Canary, we’ve always focused on making security seamless. Geofencing enables Canary devices to auto-arm and disarm without a keypad. Embedded phone numbers in the Canary app connect you with first responders when you need them. Enhanced Watch Live provides a real-time view of your […]

Chicago Safe

Chicago Safe

The last month has challenged people all across our country and beyond. Three devastating hurricanes. The tragic earthquake in Mexico City. We’ve heard from many of our customers in areas affected by these harrowing natural disasters and will continue to do what we can to […]

#caughtbyCanary Roundup

#caughtbyCanary Roundup

A few months ago, we asked you to send in your favorite clips that had been #caughtbyCanary—and we were overwhelmed by the response, receiving hundreds of videos from all the Canary users out there.   We saw it all, from broken garage doors to people […]

Canary Connected Parents Report

Canary Connected Parents Report

For working parents, it can be particularly difficult to navigate the delicate balance between career growth and quality family time. With the new school year upon us, many families will be returning to more demanding fall schedules filled with important events, putting even more pressure […]

Canary-App 2.7.0

Canary-App 2.7.0

Seit dem Start von Canary arbeiten wir ständig daran, unsere Firmware und Software regelmäßig zu aktualisieren, um Canary weiter zu verbessern. Ein Canary-Gerät soll auch nicht -wie die meisten Geräte- alle zwei Jahre durch ein neues Modell ersetzt zu werden. Wir versuchen, dir stets das […]

Introducing Canary Talk, Desktop Streaming, and a new Watch Live.

Introducing Canary Talk, Desktop Streaming, and a new Watch Live.

From day one, we’ve purposely built our products to get smarter, do more, and serve you in new ways over time. In many cases, we’ve fully anticipated the evolution of your Canary experience. In others, we’ve taken your feedback as inspiration. Over the last two […]

Nouvelles fonctions Canary Talk et Web App

Nouvelles fonctions Canary Talk et Web App

Depuis le lancement de Canary, nous mettons régulièrement à jour notre logiciel afin d’améliorer l’expérience que nous proposons. Contrairement à de nombreuses technologies, le dispositif Canary n’a pas été conçu pour être remplacé tous les deux ou trois ans. Notre mission est de vous offrir […]

Security Tip: Buy from an Authorized Reseller

Security Tip: Buy from an Authorized Reseller

  Since our launch, Canary has been consistently recognized for being best-in-class at security. From empowering our consumers to take action in an emergency to thoroughly testing and provisioning our devices to ensure your data is secure, we’re working hard to offer you the most […]

#caughtbyCanary Sweeps Terms and Conditions

#caughtbyCanary Sweeps Terms and Conditions

OFFICIAL RULES – #CAUGHTBYCANARY SWEEPSTAKES Eligibility Caught By Canary (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the continental United States and the District of Columbia, Canada, and United Kingdom who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry (or the […]

How To Protect Your Home From Burglary This Summer

How To Protect Your Home From Burglary This Summer

With Canary, you can be anywhere in the world and still connected to home. With instant notifications for motion, and the ability to Watch Live, you can check in on home anytime. Whether it’s a day trip to the lakes or a fortnight on the […]

Canary App 2.5.0

Canary App 2.5.0

Canary app 2.5.0 is now available on the App Store and Google Play, and it brings with it a feature that makes the notifications from your Canary even more intelligent. Read on to find out all the details on how masks work, and some tips […]

Protect the Protectors

Protect the Protectors

Every 13 seconds in the US, a burglary occurs. In 2015, there were over 365,000 residential home fires, and over 240 million calls made to emergency services summoning local police officers, firefighters, and EMTs.     At Canary, we recognize that security does not come […]

Security You Can Trust

Security You Can Trust

It may not always be as prominent or as exciting as new hardware or a game-changing software update, but less visible features like data security are fundamental to all internet of things devices. If we’re asking you to bring Canary into your home, we have […]

Getting started with Canary Flex

Getting started with Canary Flex

  The first batch of Canary Flex devices began shipping this month—some of you may already have your hands on a brand new Canary Flex.   https://twitter.com/toffer/status/806818300747481088 We’re so excited to finally deliver this revolutionary product that we’ve spent so long designing, developing, building, and […]

Canary App 2.0.2

Canary App 2.0.2

Version 2.0.2 of the Canary App is rolling out today on Google Play and the App Store. With the latest update, you can access Canary from more devices than ever, with iPad and Android tablet support, alongside brand-new Android Wear and Apple TV experiences. We’ve […]

Canary Receives IoT Security Certification From ICSA Labs

Canary Receives IoT Security Certification From ICSA Labs

At Canary, we want to redefine your expectations with new hardware, new features and new services that improve your experience. Most of these additions are immediately apparent, such as the recently launched Canary Flex, and our Membership rollout. However some of the effort we put […]

Caught By Canary: Halloween Edition

Caught By Canary: Halloween Edition

The dark basement, noises you can’t quite explain and a feeling like someone—or something— is watching you. It’s all in your imagination, right? Canary users have been sharing some of the spookier moments #caughtByCanary and it’s enough to make us want to leave the lights […]

While You Were Out

While You Were Out

While you’re hard at work, or off on the occasional night out, does your mind wander to what’s happening back at home? Do you wonder what the kids are up to? The babysitter? The dog? As we get ready for the rollout of Canary Flex […]

Introducing Canary Flex

Introducing Canary Flex

At Canary, we believe that knowledge is power. The more you know about what’s going on in the most important places in your life, and the more you feel empowered to act, the more secure you’ll be. Today, we’re announcing the launch of the award-winning […]

Canary Membership

Canary Membership

Editor’s Note: Home Deductible Reimbursement is now available for qualifying incidents to US customers. This coverage is not available to NY, TX, and NH residents. For full Home Deductible Reimbursement Terms and Conditions, see canary.is/legal. At Canary, there’s nothing “off the shelf” about anything we […]

#INeedCanary Contest Rules

#INeedCanary Contest Rules

OFFICIAL RULES – #INeedCanary Social Giveaway Contest   Eligibility #INeedCanary Social Giveaway Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the United States, the District of Columbia, Canada (excluding Quebec), United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg or The Netherlands […]

Beautiful. Inside and out.

Beautiful. Inside and out.

From hardware designed for your home’s aesthetics to intuitive technology that gets smarter with use to a simple, seamless app experience, we’ve always been committed to building beautiful products inside and out. Earlier this summer, we announced that we would be releasing a HomeKit-enabled product—but […]

Canary App 1.4.0

Canary App 1.4.0

Canary App v1.4.0 is now available in Google Play and the App Store, and introduces a redesign of Canary’s modes. When you open the app for the first time, you’ll see a tutorial that introduces Away, Home, and Night modes. Over the past 18 months, […]

This Fall, Canary will change the way you see the world.

This Fall, Canary will change the way you see the world.

Many of you heard Apple’s announcement about Canary and HomeKit at WWDC today. We’re excited to bring HomeKit support to our next generation product, Canary Plus, later this year, which will give you an easy, secure, and private way to monitor your home via the […]

HomeHealth and Offline Notifications

HomeHealth and Offline Notifications

When we first designed Canary, one of our guiding principles was that security is about information: the more meaningful information you have about your home, the safer you’ll be. Empowered to Act We also believe that security is about more than what you can see […]

Caught By Canary: Social Cinema Official Rules

Caught By Canary: Social Cinema Official Rules

OFFICIAL RULES – #CAUGHTBYCANARY Social Cinema Contest Eligibility #CaughtByCanary Social Cinema Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the United States, the District of Columbia, Canada, and United Kingdom who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry (or […]

Canary App 1.3.1

Canary App 1.3.1

Canary app 1.3.1 is now available in the App Store and Google Play. If you haven’t updated your Canary app yet: do! Sharing Canary Moments One of our favorite things about Canary is hearing about all the great moments you’ve been able to capture that […]

Using Wink with Canary

Using Wink with Canary

Recently, we announced our integration with smart home platform Wink. Wink connects with hundreds of smart home products, and makes them work together using a simple app. Since then, we’ve been having a lot of fun experimenting with different ways Wink and Canary can work […]

Canary App 1.2.5

Canary App 1.2.5

Canary app v1.2.5 is now available in the Google Play Store and the App Store.   With this update, we’re excited to release lots of improvements, and a new feature that takes advantage of the computer vision advances we’ve made over the past few months. Sensitivity […]

Burglary in Alexandria Stopped By Canary

Burglary in Alexandria Stopped By Canary

Steve Pugh was out of town in Martha’s Vineyard when an intruder entered his Alexandria, VA home hundreds of miles away. This is the email Steve sent us that day: “My family and I have been away on vacation since 11 August, and today (20 […]

Minneapolis Family Uses Canary to Stop Home Invasion

Minneapolis Family Uses Canary to Stop Home Invasion

Robert Fecik of Minneapolis, MN was in bed reading. His wife, Kristi, lay beside him, their three kids (ages one, four, and seven) were tucked in and sound asleep in the bedroom next door. When Robert heard the noise of their back-garden gate opening, he […]

Canary Records Serial Burglar In Hell’s Kitchen

Canary Records Serial Burglar In Hell’s Kitchen

The NYPD are looking for information regarding a suspected serial burglar who has been implicated in six burglaries in midtown Manhattan. Since February, the suspected thief has allegedly been using fire escapes to break into apartments in Hell’s Kitchen—making off with credit cards, jewelry and […]

Canary App v1.2

Canary App v1.2

Changing Device Names The first time you open the app with Canary v1.2, you’ll be prompted to name the Canary device(s) tied to your account. Choose from a selection of preset names like “Front Door,” “Hallway,” or “Kitchen,” or type in a custom name.   […]

Canary Stories and State Farm Insurance

Canary Stories and State Farm Insurance

  State Farm We’re delighted to announce that we’re teaming up with State Farm to help both homeowners and renters alike! Canary users are now eligible to receive discounts on State Farm homeowners or renters insurance, and State Farm customers can receive special offers on Canary. Customers can […]

Downloading Video and Caught by Canary

Downloading Video and Caught by Canary

Hi Canary friends and backers- A new update for the Canary app (v1.1.4) hits the App Store and Google Play  today, and brings with it a much anticipated feature for Canary users. Downloading Video from Canary We released Canary just over 4 months ago – since then, […]