Canary Facing Class-Action Lawsuit Over Monthly Monitoring Fee

By CE Pro Editors · December 21, 2018 • Smart home camera company Canary is being slapped with a class-action lawsuit after it stopped giving its users free features and instead started charging a monthly fee.

Canary Raises $30M More? Why oh Why?!

By Julie Jacobson · July 2, 2015 • Canary offers a nice IoT security camera with no home automation capabilities. How do they keep raising so much money?

Piper DIY Security/Home Automation Camera is Way Smarter than Canary

By Julie Jacobson · August 22, 2013 • Debuting on Indiegogo, Blacksumac's Piper packs cloud-enabled security, Z-Wave home automation, clever video camera, and multiple sensors into standalone DIY device; CE Pro's Julie Jacobson says it beats crowdfunding darling Canary.

In Depth: Canary Smart Camera Has Sensors, Alerts, Siren, No Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · July 22, 2013 • Canary's Smart WiFi security camera, now on Indiegogo, sends alerts upon motion detection and temperature swings; users can view the surveillance and take action. No home automation though (Julie Jacobson/CE Pro)