Canary Home Security System Has Finally Started Shipping

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Canary, the $250, all-in-one home security system that caught the attention of our hearts and minds back in 2013, has finally started shipping.

The device launched on Indiegogo back in July of 2013, with a goal of $100,000. By the time the campaign had ended, Canary had amassed nearly $2 million in pre-orders. After selling around 15,000 units, Canary turned off pre-orders and went head-down on manufacturing. But not before scooping up $10 million in funding from Khosla Ventures.

For the past few months, around 500 people have been using early Canary hardware to give feedback and test the device in a very closed beta. After tweaking and getting units built, the company is now shipping the super affordable home security system.

Canary works by simply plugging in and sitting on a shelf. Equipped with motion sensors, a camera, and a number of sensors for air-quality, smoke, etc. Canary…

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