This new Tire Pressure Monitoring System from FOBO uses Bluetooth 4.0 and individual tire sensors to actively monitor pressure and provide real time data to user’s smartphones via the free TPMS app. But just like the Check Engine and Oil light in the car’s dash, you have to act on the info you receive from this device for it to really help.
Take your air-drumming to the next level. The Cliphit from Korg turns anything into an electronic drumkit. Attach the three cabled clips to almost anything, turning it into a drum pad that triggers different realistic sounding samples. You can also choose to use its built-in drum sound effects. via
Dyson didn’t rush the release of its robotic vacuum cleaner. 16-years in development, the Dyson 360 Eye is the first robotic vac to feature a 360º camera, enabling it to take 30 pics-per-second to create a live map of the room, ensuring it will never go over the same spot twice or bump into furniture or a sleeping cat. Available Spring 2015.
Attach the Smart Tennis Sensor to your racket & all your shot data are recorded as well as giving you the option to link data with video of your game. The data can all be displayed in real-time on your smartphone via Bluetooth and through the app screen, you can check the ball speed, swing speed, ball spin, ball impact spot and more. Available January 2015.
It’s pronounced “no key” because, duh. This Bluetooth padlock replaces a key or combination with what else, your phone. It senses your signal & pops open when you get within 10-feet. When you walk away, it automatically re-locks. The iOS/Android app lets you give others permission to use it, too.
The emberlight allows you to turn any light into a smart light by simply screwing the Emberlight unit into the existing bulb socket. Connecting easily to your wi-fi network and the App, it let’s you dim & adjust one or many lights with a single touch or preset “moods.” A funded Kickstarter project.
Maybe it’ll make brushing more fun. Oral-B’s SmartSeries 7000 is the world’s first Bluetooth toothbrush. With Bluetooth 4.0 it connects to a free app that tracks how often you’re brushing, whether you’re doing it right, and for how long.
Like most smart locks out there, the Genie allows you to use your smartphone to open the door with wi-fi, Bluetooth or a combination of both so you can open it remotely or hands-free as you walk up. You can also give others permission to open it in your absence. The real magic of the Genie however, is battery life. While most others last about a month between charges, this one promises 1 full year of service before it needs a recharge.
How interested are you in your own sleep data? If there answer is somewhere between somewhat and super, the Sense sleep tracker will be useful. It tracks your sleep patterns as well as info about your sleeping environment: noise, light, temp & humidity giving you plenty of info about why you’re feeling so tired/rerfeshed. It also works as an alarm clock. A funded Kickstarter project.
Plug your Flux Capacitor car charger into the lighter socket and your passenger might think your Prius is going to drive them Back to the Future. It actually won’t but it will charge two USB devices at once.