The smart home could get a compelling new DIY product that converts your existing landline-dependent alarm system into something more modern and open thanks to Scout.
Korner, a Seattle startup building a home security system, has managed to rethink the open/close sensor, create an app and build a security set up that goes for $99.
Home security is one of those emerging areas where the crowdfunding crowd sees an opportunity to provide something smarter, cheaper and disruptive to the existing industry. With $10 million, Canary hopes to invade the biz.
The internet of things connects locks, thermostats and pedometers, but a new wave are trying to create home security systems out of a collection of sensors and devices. Or in the case of Canary, one device.
Despite layoffs and business model changes, Smart Grid News’ Jesse Berst thinks home energy startup Tendril is in a good position for growth.
On the heels of Silion Valley startup iControl securing a deal to provide its software for Comcast’s new home security and energy management service, iControl announced that it has raised another $50 million in a Series D round from its long list of high profile investors
Cable operator Comcast has turned to a Silicon Valley startup for the software behind its home security and energy management product unveiled on Wednesday: iControl, a Palo Alto, Calif-based company backed by Comcast itself, as well as Kleiner Perkins, Intel Capital, Cisco and Charles River Ventures.