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Lighthouse AI Introduces Smart Security Cam at werd.com

Lighthouse AI Introduces Smart Security Cam

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Lighthouse AI is a startup that just launched its first product, the Lighthouse Cam. It’s a smart security camera that monitors your home in 1080p HD video recording a 24-hour feed that it stores for up to 30 days. It also uses 3D sensors and machine learning for facial recognition to discern between family, friends, pets and/or intruders, sending security notifications to you via the Lighthouse app.

The World’s Toughest Smartphone is a Land Rover at werd.com

The World’s Toughest Smartphone is a Land Rover

Posted in Portable and Tech

Land Rover certainly knows a thing or three about building the indestructible. Now they’ve turned that expertise to designing a smart phone—the toughest one the world has ever seen. The Land Rover Explore phone boasts a battery that last 2 days, built-in GPS, and smashproof, waterproof, & dustproof construction. There are optional accessory packs available with special features for cycling and adventure.

The $20 WyzeCam V2 is Now Even Wiser at werd.com

The $20 WyzeCam V2 is Now Even Wiser

Posted in Gadgets

The makers of the WyzeCam all-in-one 1080p HD smart home camera have given their new model, WyzeCam V2, a hardware upgrade. Changes include Motion Tagging technology which detects and outlines motion in both live stream and replay modes. It got a powerful new CMOS sensor to provide even clearer images for both day and night vision. There’s a class-K audio power amplifier and a new audio chip that significantly reduces TDD interference and EMI, and lastly, a matte finish replaces the glossy finish found on the original.

This AI Drone is So Smart, it Pilots Itself at werd.com

This AI Drone is So Smart, it Pilots Itself

Posted in Gear and Photography and Tech

Designed by a team of MIT eggheads and four years in development, Skydio’s R1 pro-grade autonomous quadcopter drone uses advanced AI for its computer vision system, giving users precision flight control without any expertise; it’s so smart, it doesn’t even come with a controller. Rather than GPS stabilization used in most drones, the RI uses 13 onboard cameras to do real-time mapping, path planning, and obstacle avoidance. All controls for the drone, including takeoff, landing and manual controls are managed through Skydio’s mobile app.

Fujifilm Introduces X-H1 with 4k Video Capability at werd.com

Fujifilm Introduces X-H1 with 4k Video Capability

Posted in Photography and Tech

The X-H1 from Fujifilm is the latest addition to the brand’s popular X Series lineup and this one is the flagship. It uses a 24-megapixel APS-C X-Trans III for image capture and features 5-axis in-body image stabilization but the real upgrades went into video function: it supports DCI 4K and Rec.2020 color gamut at a bitrate of 200Mbps. It does 1080P slow-mo at 120fps. There’s also a microphone input jack, and a built-in mic. Fujifilm also just announced 2 new X-mount cinema lenses to support this powerful new body.

McIntosh Introduces $28,000 Quad Balanced Amplifier at werd.com

McIntosh Introduces $28,000 Quad Balanced Amplifier

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech

If 600-watts of premium amplification is what your sound system needs, the all-new McIntosh MC611 delivers. This high-powered quad-balanced monoblock amp will easily make the windows rattle in their frames and send pets scurrying while driving your stereo or home theater sound. McIntosh’s Autoformer output technology means that the amp’s full 600 Watts will be delivered to the speakers regardless if it has 2, 4 or 8 Ohm impedance, allowing it to perform to its full potential with all systems.

Panasonic Unveils Next-Generation Lumix GX9 Camera at werd.com

Panasonic Unveils Next-Generation Lumix GX9 Camera

Posted in Photography and Tech

The new flagship GX9 from Lumix replaces the powerful GX8 micro four thirds mirrorless camera, offering more power and versatility into an even smaller body. Key specs on the GX9 include a 20.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor, auto focus with face and eye recognition, an electromagnetic shutter, and a monochrome mode for dynamic black and white photos. It also captures UltraHD 4K video at 30p or 24p, and 60fps with full time AF. Available Mid-March in either black or silver finish.

The Drop Wireless Charger Keeps Devices Cool During Quick Charge at werd.com

The Drop Wireless Charger Keeps Devices Cool During Quick Charge

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

For your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and all your other Qi compatible devices, the Drop wireless charger offers a simple/stylish solution for powering up. It offers quick charge speeds and features a soft, non-slip silicone charging pad that regulates temps to prevent overheating. Its extra long 6-foot charging cable is USB-C to USB-A and features a leather tab for keeping it organized.

duo Delivers All-In-One Portable Security at werd.com

duo Delivers All-In-One Portable Security

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

You know what you want to protect, and duo does it. It is the only portable, all-in-one security sensor that instantly makes any space safe. It uses light & motion sensors for detection and it’s wireless, cordless, needs no wi-fi connection or external power to send you instant SMS alerts from inside your gun safe, medicine cabinet, hotel luggage, storage unit, car, trailer, jewelry box, and much more. 1-year battery life.

Cinego’s VR Headset Puts IMAX On Your Face at werd.com

Cinego’s VR Headset Puts IMAX On Your Face

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

Designed to bring the IMAX viewing experience to a VR headset, Cinego’s Android-powered headset allows viewers to watch 4K HD, 3D, and VR content in the comfort of home with a super-lightweight and comfortable headset that uses dual AMOLED displays to reduce eye strain. It streams YouTube & Netflix and also has 32GB of storage for your own content.

Keychain GameBoy is the Ultimate EDC Essential at werd.com

Keychain GameBoy is the Ultimate EDC Essential

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

If there’s one piece of EDC on your keychain sure to truly get “every day” use, it’s gonna be this.  PocketSprite is a keychain-size GameBoy. It features an OLED screen, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, a rechargeable battery, and a built-in speaker. You can play Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Sega Master System, and Game Gear games, plus the device is open source, so if you got the coding skills, you can load it up with whatever you want.  Fully funded on Crowd Supply.

Upgrade Your Lame Lightning Cable with the Strength of Kevlar at werd.com

Upgrade Your Lame Lightning Cable with the Strength of Kevlar

Posted in Gadgets and Gear and Tech

Apple products are cool but admit it, their cables are crap. If you want one that will endure more than a few months of gentle use, the ZUS Super Duty Lightning Cable from Nonda is a solid replacement with a lifetime warranty. It’s a 4-foot tangle-free cable with a 90º USB that uses durable Aramid fibers to make it 300% longer lasting than standard Lightning cables. It is also Apple MFi certified for data sync & charging of iPhone, iPad, & iPod.

The Ironcloud GPS Sport Watch Goes 50 Hours Without a Recharge at werd.com

The Ironcloud GPS Sport Watch Goes 50 Hours Without a Recharge

Posted in Tech and Watches and Wear

Designed to out-perform similar GPS sport watches, the Ironcloud from Geekery is a premium multi-sport timepiece equipped with GPS, up to 50 days of battery life, a color touchscreen, 100-meter waterproofing, and an always-on display behind a sapphire glass crystal. The bezel is made of titanium. It’s loaded with fitness functions & tracking for running, biking, swimming, and hiking. A funded Indiegogo.

Quick Peek Makes It Easier To Keep Track Of Your Stored Stuff at werd.com

Quick Peek Makes It Easier To Keep Track Of Your Stored Stuff

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The Quick Peek system from bluelounge is comprised of self-adhesive smart labels that work with a free Quick Peek app to help you keep track of the stuff you store. When everything is packed away and you’re looking for something specific, Quick Peek allows you to scan your box labels to get a peek at what’s inside, like an x-ray. Simply stick a label to your box, snap some photos, assign a location and Quick Peek will do the rest. Sync via iCloud or Dropbox and share with your family or team.