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Canary’s AI security cameras just got smarter people-detection

Canary’s AI security cameras just got smarter people-detection

Canary's security cameras are getting better at flagging the incidents you really want to know about, with advanced person detection being baked into the connected devices. The new update, Canary app 2.15.0, is available for both iOS and Android, and builds on the existing Person Detection update that the company had rolled out earlier in the year.

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Canary security cameras get Alexa skill for viewing video feeds

Canary security cameras get Alexa skill for viewing video feeds

Canary has added Amazon Alexa support for all of its customers, enabling users to view their security camera feeds on video-equipped Echo devices and Fire TVs using voice commands. This new Alexa skill supports all Canary devices; with it, device owners can say something like, "Alexa, show me Camera Name" to pull up a video feed on their preferred device.

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Canary Package Detection security camera mode sends delivery alerts

Canary Package Detection security camera mode sends delivery alerts

Canary has unveiled some new features heading to its security cameras, these joining the Person Detection feature it announced back in December. The new features include one called Package Detection, which is exactly what it sounds like: the ability to detect when a package has been left on your doorstep, firing off an alert so you can get to the parcel before thieves do.

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Canary cameras will get AI-based Person Detection feature next year

Canary cameras will get AI-based Person Detection feature next year

Canary has revealed a new feature for its security cameras: "Person Detection." The new ability enables the camera to detect when a person is in the picture, helping device owners better understand the context behind their motion alerts. The feature is most important for pet owners who receive frequent motion alerts due to a cat or dog moving through the room. With Person Detection, you'll know when a human is behind the movements.

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