Startup Wants to Make Drones the Next Form of Home Security
Sunflower Labs says it sees the drone as a complement to traditional alarms.
The Sunflower Home Awareness System relies on the drone and a handful of in-ground smart lights to watch the user’s house.
The smart lights act as a sensor which sends the drone into flight when it detects unusual activity. The lights use artificial intelligence to identify disturbances and determine if they are potentially dangerous.
When a disturbance is detected, a push notification is sent to the user’s smartphone who can then launch the drone and monitor footage from it.
The startup is currently accepting participant applications, and will start beta tests in mid-2017.
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