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Good news for dealers: Consumers still disappointed with DIY cameras

September 30, 2015Amy Canfield

LOS GATOS, Calif.—Consumers' disappointment with DIY home security cameras could become a “renaissance” for traditional dealers, according to John Feland, CEO of Argus Insights. Customers need some help, he said, and dealers are positioned to do just that.While consumers are slowly becoming more satisfied with smart home devices, they still are disappointed in their DIY security cameras, according to a September report from Argus Insights, Feland told Security Systems News.Following...

Argus Insights, Canary, DIY, home automation, home security cameras, John Feland, Nest, Security Systems News (SSN), SimpliSafe

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Canary affordable home security device still hot sales item

September 11, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK— Canary, a New York City startup that recently raised nearly $2 million through crowdfunding for what it calls “the first smart home security device for everyone,” says so many additional customers still want the device that it launched a more traditional sales campaign on its website today.“We also have decided to continue to presell [the device] from our own site,” Adam Sager, Canary cofounder and CEO, told Security Systems News about the Sept. 11 preorder...

Adam Sager, Canary, home security

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

'Canary' survives coal mine, scores nearly $2 million

August 28, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

Canary, a New York City startup with what it bills as the “the first smart home security device for everyone,” has managed to raise nearly $2 million in 35 days from prospective customers and supporters through crowdfunding. The company's experience suggests this is a funding approach other security companies may want to take a look at. I wrote about Canary—which is both the name of the company and the home security device it sells—back in July when it launched the campaign...

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Canary: Security device so smart it 'can think for itself'

July 24, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—Canary is the name of a security startup here—and like a canary in a coal mine the company has been testing this week to see if it could raise enough money through crowdfunding to launch what has been dubbed as “the first affordable home security system that can think for itself.” The answer is a resounding yes.The company had a goal of raising $100,000 when it initiated its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo on Monday. But Canary CEO Adam Sager, one of its three...

Adam Sager, Canary, Indiegogo

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