Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Canary - first look

I had ordered a Canary via Indiegogo quite some time ago, and when it was delivered I put it in a cupboard and promptly forgot all about it... Months later I pulled it out, and today I set it up - plugged it in, downloaded the app from the Google Play Store, and set it up. The Canary's specifications:

  • 1080p HD Camera
  • 147° Wide-angle lens
  • Automatic night vision
  • Motion detection
  • 3-axis accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Capacitive touch
HomeHealth TechnologyTM
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Air quality
Audio & Siren:
  • High-quality microphone
  • Built-in speaker
  • 90+ dB siren
  • 2.4GHz Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
  • Wired Ethernet
Size & Weight:
  • Height: 6 in (152.4 mm)
  • Diameter: 3 in (76.2 mm)
  • Weight: 0.87 lb (396 g)
Some pictures -


And the view:

Canary Reviews:
Canary Smart Home Security Device review C|net
Canary Home Security System: Hands-on Review! (YouTube)
Review: Canary security camera learns your habits as it keeps watch 
Canary review: A sophisticated home-security system packed inside a camera