Canary: A Smart Home Security Device for Everyone

Canary has set out to change the way you think about security in your home with the help of their new smart home security device that’s designed for everyone. Canary is a single device that’s built with a bunch of sensors to keep you safe, like an HD camera, a microphone, temperature, motion detection, air quality, humidity, and more. You simply plug it in and the device sends you alerts to your smartphone when it senses that something isn’t right at your house.


When you’re not at home, Canary allows you to check on things like your pup or you can use it as a monitor in your baby’s room. Everything is controlled from your iPhone or Android and it allows you to receive, view and then act on the alerts from whatever location you’re at. Over the course of time, Canary learns about your daily habits and the rhythms of your home to send you even smarter alerts.


The folks at Canary are winding down their successful Indiegogo campaign (hurry—it ends Monday, August 26th!) but you can still get in on the security action.





Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.