The Smart Lock was August’s first offering. Now they’re back with a trio of new smart security products: the updated Smart Lock that now links with Apple’s Siri, plus the Smart Keypad that can generate one-time user codes, and Doorbell Cam that gives you a 140º HD view of who’s at your door. They also launched August Access, a new app that makes controlling & monitoring the whole suite of products quick & easy.
You actually can make it rain. The Tempescope is a weather simulator that uses a water pump, mist diffuser and an Arduino microcomputer to create rain, clouds, and simulated lighting in an enclosed desktop display. The action inside is based on your actual weather forecast outside the next day.
Keurig has turned their beverage automation expertise to soda. The Keurig Kold system turns out carbonated drinks with the push of a button & works much like their coffee makers: fill it with room temp water, pop in a capsule, and it dispenses cold, fizzy Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper, and other drinks instantly. Unlike Sodastream machines, Keurig Kold requires no CO2 canister.
The American-made FLUID Water Meter allows you to track your home water usage in real-time, making it easier to conserve, save money, & detect leaks. Upon installation, it begins tracking usage data to make water-saving recommendations. Linked to the FLUID app, you can monitor usage as well as set conservation goals.
This Japanese toaster oven has something the others don’t: a unique humidifying function that makes all your toastables soft & fluffy on the inside while giving them the crunchy toasted exterior you crave.
The crew of craftsmen at Nashville-based Railyard Studios designs and hand-builds unique furniture using century-old reclaimed railway materials. Rustic, industrial age tables, desks, storage, seating, and more, all with original details like maker’s marks, and reclaimed “date nails” that denoted when the rail was 1st installed.
iRobot’s new Roomba 980 robotic vacuum cleaner is now wi-fi connected, allowing you to schedule cleaning remotely via Apple/Android apps. It also features a new floor tracking sensor and lo-res camera for advanced digital mapping. While older models could clean 2 or 3 rooms before a recharge, the new 980 will vacuum the whole house before rolling back to its dock.
The House Hydrant replaces the standard hose bibs sticking out of your house with a flush-mount faucet system that offers fast, efficient hose connection that automatically turns water off and on. Built with 100% lead-free stainless steel it installs like a conventional outdoor faucet. The design also makes it completely frost-free.
The Luna Lantern brings the glowing ambience of the full moon into your space. There are 7 sizes available, ranging from 32 in. to 236 in. diameter & they use either LED or Halogen bulbs with adjustable brightness for dialing in the perfect moonlit mood. A funded IndieGoGo.