Google Assistant and Home smart speakers continue to add more and more softwares features and integrations from third-parties. The latest is from Canary — the maker of indoor and outdoor security cameras.

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This Google Assistant integration will allow owners of the Canary and Canary Flex to observe their home, as well as check in on device status. Besides serving as a security camera with a loud speaker, the Canary devices can monitor home environmental readings like temperature, humidity, and air quality.

As such, it’s a natural fit for Google Assistant’s voice queries and typed commands on Android phones, iPhones, and Google Home speakers. Example questions include:

  • “Ok Google, ask Canary how hot it is in my Apartment?”
  • “Ok Google, ask Canary how much battery is left on my Canary Flex at Home?”
  • “Ok Google, ask Canary for the humidity in The Den?”

Canary is also working on adding more commands in the future. Coming soon will be the ability to ask where such-and-such a family member is located inside the house, as well as the option to trigger the siren functionality through voice commands.

The integration is going live today and does not require a paid Canary Membership to set-up and use.

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