“Canary” by Canary Connect, Inc (2015)

This product combines different aspects of home security all into a single product that you simply need to plug in and connect to Wifi. It can detect motion, audio, and air quality, temperature, and humidity. It can send notifications and live video feeds to people involved and allows you to decide a course of action. The especially unique thing about this product is that it uses machine learning to figure out the regular occurrences in your home and can sense if something is different.


This instance of the Internet of Things shows how much simpler these products can make life by combining information from different sensors to have everything in one place. It also introduces an aspect of learning and adapting to machinery so that it gets even better over time. These two concepts seem to be up and coming in the world of physical computing and can have a great affect on the scope of technology.

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