Tag: crowdfunding

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Feb 25

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Feb 25

Hi Canary friends and backers— We’re excited to announce that orders are now being shipped to our international backers and pre-order customers! International shipping Last week we shared how these international orders had been split into three shipments and at the time of last week’s […]

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update—Feb 19

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update—Feb 19

The big news in this week’s update is that we will be shipping to our international backers next week! To all of you who live outside of the US, we want to thank you again for your support and for your patience as we’ve been […]

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update—Feb 9

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update—Feb 9

Hi Canary friends and supporters, This past week marked a couple of much-anticipated milestones for Canary. First, after many months of development and testing, our Android app went live on the Google Play Store last Monday! We had an initial rush of people downloading the […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Feb 2

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Feb 2

Hi friends and backers, For all you Android users out there—the time has arrived! The Canary Android app is now live in the Google Play Store. Thanks to those of you who have already received your Canary device(s) and have been waiting for this moment—we […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Jan 23

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Jan 23

Hi friends and supporters, What an amazing week—and month! The product is shipping, we’re getting ready to post the Android app to the Google Play store, our customer experience team is in conversations with many of you, and our engineers are making continuous improvements that […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Jan 13

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Jan 13

Hello Canary friends and backers— Happy new year! January is here and that means… Canary has begun mass shipping! This is a huge milestone. A little more than 500 of you should have received your shipping notification emails so far. That number will grow every […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Dec 31

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Dec 31

Hi Canary friends! In our last update we announced that we will begin shipping en masse in January! If you missed it, you can read the full update here. We’re very excited to be at this point, and looking forward to hearing from all of […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Dec 19

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—Dec 19

Hi friends and supporters, We’ve been working day and night to get Canary ready for your homes and we’re extremely proud of what we’ve built—both where our product is today, as well as the groundwork we’ve laid to continually improve it moving forward. You’ve been […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—December 5

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update—December 5

Hi Canary friends and backers! It’s a late night in New York City as I write this update. I’m here at the Canary headquarters along with many of my fellow team members—mainly engineers at this late hour—working to get Canary ready for all of you. […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update — November 28

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update — November 28

Hello everyone—Happy Thanksgiving! We’re in the middle of another week full of hard work and progress here at Canary, but we wanted to take a moment to send you an update. This past week we’ve been working to improve the communication channel between Canary devices […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – October 17

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – October 17

This month, we’re seeing the hard work and sleepless nights all come together. It’s energizing to be so close to getting Canary into your hands. Our whole team has been heads-down—fine-tuning our firmware, securing our infrastructure, and tweaking the mobile app—to ensure that every interaction […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – August 15

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – August 15

Over the past few weeks, we’ve made great strides at Canary—improving the setup experience, solidifying the server infrastructure, testing to make sure every unit off the assembly line works and looks great. With so many milestones behind us, we feel comfortable honing in on your […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – July 17

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – July 17

Hey friends! Every month is a big month at Canary, but the past month felt particularly exciting for me personally. Why? Well, as many of you know, we’ve been intensely focused on testing for the better part of 2014. During lab testing, we identified and […]

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – June 26

Canary Backer and Pre-Order Update – June 26

What a month it’s been! The whole team at Canary has never been more energized and excited. While World Cup fever might be contributing to that, what really excites us is seeing how much progress we’ve made over the past three weeks. Progress Report We […]

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update – May 5

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update – May 5

Canary HQ is buzzing with all the units we have in the office, and thanks to our trip to China last week, we have even more on the way. Here’s a quick update on the trip and the product. Our three co-founders, Adam (CEO), Chris (CTO), […]

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update – April 18

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update – April 18

Big news from Canary – the product is a motion detecting, video capturing, sirening beauty! It was a milestone week at Canary HQ. We finalized the hardware, connected it with the mobile app, and ran a full demo in the office. We tested motion capture, […]

Incorporating Crowdfunding Feedback Into Product Development

Incorporating Crowdfunding Feedback Into Product Development

When you crowdfund a product, you invite anyone and everyone to give you their unbridled opinions and ideas. You invite them to tell you what they love, what they hate, what you should change, remove, and add to the product. Essentially, you open up the […]

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update

Canary Backer & Pre-Order Update

Dear friends of Canary: Attention all Indiegogo backers: A number of you have been wondering how you can update your mailing address, confirm your device color choice(s), and pay for any outstanding shipping fees (if applicable). Well wonder no more! Later today you will receive […]

Canary Backer & Pre-order Update

Canary Backer & Pre-order Update

Friends of Canary: This time last year Canary had two employees, a half-dozen contractors, and dreams of changing the way people connect to their homes and each other. Fast forward to the present and Canary employs a few dozen awesome people, Indiegogo backers will start […]

Canary Update: (Dec 31)

Canary Update: (Dec 31)

Friends of Canary: Happy Holidays from the Canary team! So much has happened since our last update. Our CTO, Chris, returned from China right before Thanksgiving. Instead of turkey, he returned with nearly 100 Canary prototypes! These are working units with video, audio, and all […]