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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 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, […]

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.   […]

Feature Spotlight: One Device, Many Users

Feature Spotlight: One Device, Many Users

Next up in our Feature Spotlight series—check out our last one on air monitoring and home health—we’re talking about another feature we’ve built into Canary, how it works, and why. Today, we’re walking through how multiple people in a shared living space can easily and […]

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 […]

Feature Spotlight: Backup Contacts

Feature Spotlight: Backup Contacts

Welcome to the first post in our new Feature Spotlight series, where we dive into a specific feature and explain what it does and why. We’re excited to share more product details with you, and hope they’ll give you a better understanding of Canary. Today, let’s […]

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 […]

Fire Yourself: How to be a Successful Co-Founder

Fire Yourself: How to be a Successful Co-Founder

When you co-found a startup, you know certain elements are crucial. A great concept that meets a pressing need. A solid founding team. An insane amount of tenacity. It’s only later you realize that creating an organization is as much an exercise in building a […]

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 […]

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, […]