David DeCamillis from Platte River Networks shows us some gadgets to turn your home into a smart home.
Tagg™ Pet Tracker -- $99.99
Keep tabs on your four-legged friend with Tagg—The Pet Tracker. The Tagg system uses GPS location and wireless technology to help you find your lost pooch using a computer or mobile device. Recommended for animals that weigh more than 10 pounds, the device attaches to your pet’s collar and tracks him using GPS. You’ll get notified via text message and email when your pet goes beyond a predetermined area that you established. Pinpoint your pet’s location quickly on a map. You can also track your pooch’s daily activity levels and get help spotting long-term trends.
Belkin WeMo Switch -- $49.99
Control your home electronics with your mobile device using the Belkin WeMo Switch. Download the app and use your Android™ or iOS smartphone or tablet while at work to turn on a fan at home. Or turn off a living room light or that coffee pot you forgot to switch off. Simply plug the WeMo Switch into an outlet, then plug a device or appliance into the WeMo Switch. Connect the switch to your home Wi-Fi network and you’ll be using your mobile device as a remote control in no time. Add as many switches to your home as you want. Set schedules to control home and energy costs.
Belkin NetCam HD -- $129.99
Whether you want to keep tabs on the kids, your baby or your favorite four-legged friend, the Belkin NetCam HD Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision ensures you won’t miss a thing. The NetCam HD connects to your Wi-Fi router to stream sharp 720p high-definition video to your mobile device. The wide-angle lens is great for viewing large rooms and backyards. The night vision feature lets you keep tabs on what’s happening after dark or in dimly lit rooms, ideal for a child’s nursery or bedroom during naptime. Email and text alerts can instantly notify you when motion is detected.
Parrot® Flower Power -- $59.99
The Parrot Flower Power is a sensor that is "planted" close to a plant, indoor or outdoor, in a pot or in open ground. It precisely measures, in real time, the parameters that are crucial for the growth and good health of plants: soil moisture, fertilizer, ambient temperature and light intensity.