home security

Ring’s newest security camera is a $249 autonomous indoor drone shipping in 2021

Ring built its entire business on reinventing the doorbell — and now it’s taking a similar approach to the humble home security camera, with the Ring Always Home Cam, set to be available somet

This autonomous security drone is designed to guard your home

One of the new products unveiled at CES this year is a new kind of home security system — one that includes drones to patrol your property, along with sensors designed to mimic garden light and

Minut raises $8M Series A for its camera-less home security device

Minut, a Swedish startup that has developed a camera-less home security device that it claims protects privacy better than competitors, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. The round is led by K

Ulo is an adorable security camera that interacts with you while keeping watch over your home

Tired of home security cameras that add nothing to your home (besides, well, surveillance)? The Ulo, created by Luxembourg-based Mu Design, adds a touch of whimsy. The owl-shaped surveillance camera h

Wyze launches a $20 home sensor system for its $20 security cam

Wyze, they of the $20 home security camera, announced this morning the launch of a comparably priced home sensor system. The $20 Wyze Sense kit ships with a motion sensor, two contact sensors (to be m

Chamberlain Group acquires Lockitron and Tend for its myQ smart garage hub

Chamberlain Group, which owns several security and access brands including the myQ smart garage hub, has added two new companies to its portfolio: connected door lock maker Lockitron and Wi-Fi home se

Ring’s $199 security system will finally ship next month

Way back in October of last year, Ring announced “Ring Protect” — a modular, no contract, DIY home security system. After a few delays, a bit of legal drama and Ring being acquired for a

Swedish lock giant Assa Abloy acquires smart lock maker August Home

The smart home market continues to heat up, and the legacy giants do not want to get locked out: quite literally. This morning, Assa Abloy, the $23 billion Swedish lock giant that owns Yale and many o

Deep Sentinel raises $7.4M to bring deep learning to home security

Deep Sentinel, a home security startup, today announced that it had closed a $7.4 million Series A led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Bezos Expeditions, Lux Capital and UP2398. Founde

Alarm.com is building drones to monitor your home inside and out

At CES on Tuesday, Alarm.com revealed that it is developing a smart home security drone alongside its other IoT devices and software. The idea is that if you hear something go bump in the night, you c

Sunflower Labs raises $2.1 million to build a flying home security system

Broadband at home, motion sensors and high definition video cameras led to a renaissance in home security systems over the past decade. But big problems remain in residential security, says Alex Pachi

IoT’s killer app is not home security

Jon Hedren Contributor Jon Hendren is a writer and IT security thinker-abouter at UpGuard, a digital resilience platform for enterprises. I was linked to Revel Systems CTO Chris Ciabarra’s recen

Sequoia Backs Simplisafe In A Play For The Home Security Market

Sequoia Capital has made a minority investment in the do-it-yourself home security company Simplisafe in a play on the home security and automation market, TechCrunch has learned. The investment fr

Piper Is The Prettiest Way To Monitor Your Home From Afar

Ottawa-based <a target="_blank" href="http://blacksumac.com/">BlackSumac</a> may not be the first startup to try and revamp the home security system, nor is it the first to use a crowdfunding platform

Cam.ly Security Cam Offers Cheap Secure Video Streaming

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/big_cam.jpg" />Cam.ly is the latest company to offer a home security camera monitoring system. Built around an ARM processor, the Cam.ly

D-Link now has thingamajigs that will remotely monitor your house for security breaches. Amazing.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/dlinkm.png" />And now D-Link is in the home security business. The company, of whose <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/05/19/really