So property crime, if you ask the FBI, is at a ten-year low.
That begs the question: Why?
Do we credit punishment and deterrence? Or inventions like Canary, a one-stop-shop of a surveillance device that syncs with your smartphone?
Available now and approximately the size of a coffee grinder, Canary is equipped with a 1080HD, wide-angle lens, night vision, high quality audio, a 90+ dB alarm and motion-activated recording.
When it senses something amiss, it pings your smartphone with instant video updates and instructions on how best to proceed.
No installation. No monthly fees. Just unbox, download the corresponding iOS or Android app, and you’re up and running.
It even tracks temperature, humidity and air quality.
Plus, Canary secures all of its information with bank-level encryption.
It’s great for those who spend a lot of time away from home. Or renters who don’t want to spend a lot on a built-in alarm system.
It’s peace of mind at home.
Even when you’re not.
Nota bene: Other like-minded security devices we dig: Kuna, a security system hidden in outdoor light fixtures, and Butterfleye, a “smart” tracker with facial recognition and off-line monitoring. Both of those are currently available for preorder.