home security

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