If you want to ignite an entire product ecosystem, there is always going to be some ashes. Could Canary a room based home security ecosystem that monitors: temperature, humidity and air quality via high level sensor such as an HD video camera with a wide-angle lens & night vision, backed up by a beefy microphone, & 3-axis accelerometer do this? Considering that Canary is the invitation of big brother right into the home and your smartphone, anything is possible.
Now the question is what ELSE can be done with Canary? Naturally a full and beautifully designed interface is part of the product design as well as the physical look of Canary itself. The hack and 3rd part developer possibilities are also fully abundant, and so with a strong computing core capable of other functionalities Canary is also a platform. The sustainability of the business platform is the now the variable to watch however from 1st look, Canary has tremendous possible wingspan.