Tag: internet of things

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 […]

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 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 […]

From Tesla to Touchscreens: The Journey of the Internet of Things

From Tesla to Touchscreens: The Journey of the Internet of Things

Contrary to popular belief, the tech industry isn’t just about making cool things; it’s also about making things that people actually want, which is more difficult than it sounds. A large part of the development process is timing. It can take generations for the world […]

Why Experience Design Rules the Internet of Things

Why Experience Design Rules the Internet of Things

If you are an Internet of Things startup, you may have been told that you need an “experience designer” to help really make your product sing. This is true, but experience design is a lot bigger than you think. There’s been a lot of talk […]

It’s About Solving Problems, Not Connecting Things

It’s About Solving Problems, Not Connecting Things

Earlier this week Google purchased Nest for $3.2 billion in cash. On the heels of this news, reporters and companies in the smart home / home automation / home monitoring space are getting giddy about what is surely going to be a big year for […]