Gadgets

    Amazon Echo Spot Brings Alexa, Audio, & Video to a Small, Desktop Device at werd.com

    Amazon Echo Spot Brings Alexa, Audio, & Video to a Small, Desktop Device

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Amazon’s forthcoming Echo Spot is an Alexa-enabled wireless 2-watt speaker with a screen. Use it to stream videos via bluetooth from Prime, for video calls, or to view a live camera feed. On top of that, you get all your Alexa functions, plus compact mobile audio for streaming music from Amazon Music, Prime Music, Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio and TuneIn as well as podcasts and calls.

    Aire is the Flying Robot For Your Home at werd.com

    Aire is the Flying Robot For Your Home

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Aire is a self-flying robotic assistant for your home. It won’t wash the windows or make you a sandwich but it can safely fly anywhere around inside your home autonomously while capturing & streaming HD video. Amazon integration allows you to use Alexa voice commands instead of the app to see what’s happening when you’re away, monitor home security or just take photos for you to share.

    Nest Introduces a Secure Alarm System at werd.com

    Nest Introduces a Secure Alarm System

    Posted in Gadgets and Space and Tech

    Adding to its suite of smart home security products, Nest is now introducing an alarm system that includes a Guard control system and Detect Sensors—placed on doors and windows—as well as Tag keychains that arm/disarm the security hub. The system links seamlessly with the new Nest Cam Outdoor, Hello video doorbell, and other products to deliver comprehensive home security.

    August Home Introduces 3 New Smart Lock Products at werd.com

    August Home Introduces 3 New Smart Lock Products

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    August Home just refreshed their Smart Lock system with three new products. They updated their original Smart Lock for simple & secure keyless entry. They’ve also introduced the premium Smart Lock Pro that is Wi-Fi & bluetooth enabled, HomeKit connected and Z-Wave Plus approved. Their new Doorbell Cam Pro let’s you see who’s at the door day or night whether you’re at home or not. It features a built-in flood light to deliver full-color HD video even in the dark.

    Cinera is an iMax Movie Theater For Your Face at werd.com

    Cinera is an iMax Movie Theater For Your Face

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

    Cinera is a home theater headset designed to bring the immersive audio and video experience of an iMax movie theater into your home. 4 times sharper than cinema resolution, the headset feeds your eyes with 5K UHD clarity via dual 2.5K displays—one for each eye. It also features enhanced 3-D, and can be worn as a headset or viewed with the Burden Free Arm, a stress-free universal mount for when you don’t want to wear a theater on your head. A funded Kickstarter.

    The Glow Smart Home Energy Tracker Delivers Usage Data In Living Color at werd.com

    The Glow Smart Home Energy Tracker Delivers Usage Data In Living Color

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Glow is a smart device that tracks your home energy use and provides simple, real-time usage data and notifications that help you save money on home electricity costs. Instead of confusing Kilowatt-hour charts, it simply glows in a range of colors from cool blue and green to hot amber, orange, & red, so at a glance, you can be sure you’re not wasting energy. When you want the numbers and graphs, Glow’s app is just a few taps away. A funded Kickstarter.

    Build Your Own R2D2 with the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit at werd.com

    Build Your Own R2D2 with the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    The Droid Inventor Kit from Little Bits includes everything kids (and dads) need to build their own self-navigating 11.5-inch tall 6-Bit R2D2 droid. The customizable droid has multiple modes, including touch-less Force Drive so you can “use the force” to propel it along. A free app includes 16 missions for your droid to complete, it makes up to 20 sounds, has a drawing mode, the head rotates, and all the parts are reusable and expandable for building other unique droids of your own.

    Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch at werd.com

    Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches

    The newest smart fitness watch from Fitbit looks like a squared-off Apple Watch and it’s aimed at the very same audience. It features GPS, Heart Rate monitor, swim tracking, contactless payments, music storage, and all the standard fitness tracking tech you need. They’re also introducing new wireless headphones called Fitbit Flyer for rocking your workout soundtrack. Available in October.

    When You Need Backup Power, This Box Has You Covered at werd.com

    When You Need Backup Power, This Box Has You Covered

    Posted in Gadgets and Gear and Tech

    The Crank Juice Box is a lightweight power bank that charges your computers, USB devices, cameras, and can even jumpstart your car. The system is comprised of an 18K mAh battery plus all the attachments you need to power up your devices: 3 generations of Apple laptop chargers, 8 PC and electronic adapters, Thunderbolt, Micro USB, Mini USB, & Apple iPhone & iPad 30 Pin Connector plus car and wall chargers and jumper cables for your car.

    Euclideon Unveils World’s First Interactive Hologram Table at werd.com

    Euclideon Unveils World’s First Interactive Hologram Table

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Designed and developed by an Australian company called Euclideon, this is the world’s first multi-user hologram table. The technology uses special motion tracking glasses that create a 3-D effect linking the image on the table with microchips in the glasses to generate the holographic image. The final production model should be available in 2018.

    Zing is the World’s Smartest Night Light at werd.com

    Zing is the World’s Smartest Night Light

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Zing is an AI-powered full-color smart night light that will learn your after-dark patterns—like your midnight trip to the bathroom—and light the way automatically. Plug in multiple units for a lighted pathway through your entire home. Its motion sensors will also detect any motion within range and send notifications straight to your phone. Bluetooth & wi-fi are built-in and it’s compatible with iPhone, Android, Alexa, and Google Assistant. A funded Kickstarter.

    Latch C is the Home Smart Lock for iPhone Users at werd.com

    Latch C is the Home Smart Lock for iPhone Users

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    Latch has just introduced a new iPhone version of its home smart lock. The Latch C can be controlled remotely from your iPhone through Apple’s HomeKit Platform. Smaller than the original model, it still features a built-in camera to see who comes to the door, offers passcode and/or card access and logs everyone who comes through the door.

    Waylens Secure 360 is the Next Evolution of Dash Cams at werd.com

    Waylens Secure 360 is the Next Evolution of Dash Cams

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech

    They’re “not responsible for valuables left in your vehicle,” you are. That’s why the award-winning Waylens Secure360 makes sense. It’s the world’s first connected 360-degree dash camera that sees everything going on in and around your vehicle, all the time, even when parked. It uses a built-in 4G LTE connection to send you alerts while recording and storing unusual events via Sensor Fusion Event Detection. It also offers location tracking to help you remember where you parked. A funded Kickstarter.