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.
Security is the entry point for the mainstream consumer looking to connect their home, according to sales of Staples Connect devices. That’s why the program is adding more IP cameras.
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 automation company iControl has purchased BlackSumac, the maker of the Piper connected home security device. The move gets iControl into the DIY market and is a successful exit for an Indiegogo-backed hardware startup.
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.