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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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Former Google and Quantcast Executive, Julio Pekarovic, Joins Canary as Chief Operating Officer

Former Google and Quantcast Executive, Julio Pekarovic, Joins Canary as Chief Operating Officer

Please join us in welcoming Julio Pekarovic as the new Chief Operating Officer at Canary. Julio brings over twenty years experience in leading finance organizations and business operations in hyper-growth technology companies. At Canary, he’ll be responsible for directing and overseeing all internal operations including […]

Canary’s Vision Of Affordable Smart Home Security Earns $10M Series A From Khosla Ventures

Canary’s Vision Of Affordable Smart Home Security Earns $10M Series A From Khosla Ventures

We’re happy to share that we’ve closed a $10M Series A from Khosla Ventures, Bobby Yazdani (an early investor in Google and Dropbox), and a number of our initial seed investors, including Two Sigma Ventures. This complements our initial seed round of $1.2M from Two […]

Canary’s Mission & Values: A new approach to home security

Canary’s Mission & Values: A new approach to home security

Home security is broken. It’s time to fix it. The status quo falls on two ends of a spectrum: Professional systems requiring expensive installation that have 95%+ false alarm rate1, and DIY kits requiring a high degree of technical knowledge (and patience) to install them. […]