Innovation: Canary's Smart Home Security
Innovators: Adam Sager, Jon Troutman, Chris Rill
Ages: 36, 30, 32
Co-founders of the New York-based startup Canary, maker of the home alarm system
Form and function: Canary, a home security device roughly the size of a 24-ounce beer can, monitors motion, temperature, humidity, air quality, and noise. It sends alerts and video footage to a user’s smartphone when it detects something unusual.