Canary is packed with solid hardware, but it doesn't add up to a device we'd want to depend on.
Netgear's Arlo is your answer to un-tethered indoor and outdoor DIY home security -- just make sure you have spare batteries handy.
Honeywell is unveiling a home security system complete with voice control capabilities and a touchscreen display at CES 2015.
Home security options are evolving rapidly, but SimpliSafe is one of our current favorites. If you want a comprehensive, easy-to-use system that features live monitoring, you'll have a hard time finding a better option at a better price.