The privacy friendly smart home
Candle is different.
We believe smart should also mean ethical. We've taken the best from the open source and maker communities to show a different way forward.
Privacy by Design
Your data never leaves your home. It's that simple.
Family and friends shouldn't feel watched or profiled in your home.
Most companies' data-driven business models lead to fundamentally poor security.
Our guides make it easy to build it yourself - no soldering or programming required.
Inspired by IKEA, you get a low price by clicking the parts together yourself.
Build it yourself
Did you know that our indoor air quality is usually much lower than the outdoor air quality. This sensor uses a laser to detect very fine particles in the air, and can trigger an air filter.
Plant health sensor
One device can monitor the moisture level of up to six plants simultaneously, and tell you which ones are thirsty. You could trigger automatic irrigation if you wanted to.
“Our goal is to accelerate the industry towards privacy friendly products by showing innovative examples of what these products could look like.”