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Some Artificial Intelligence Ideas to Make Your Home Smarter and Your Life Easier

iRobot 53101 Roomba 530 Vacuum Cleaning Robot

iRobot 53101 Roomba 530 Vacuum Cleaning Robot

Get thorough vacuuming with less effort with the self-charging iRobot Roomba 530 Vacuum Cleaning Robot. The included Compact Home Base® allows for Roomba to dock and recharge when done vacuuming or when the battery is running low.

The Roomba uses a three-stage cleaning process to vacuum 98% of dirt, dust and debris from your floor. A fine vacuum filter traps dust, pollen, and other tiny particles, drastically reducing irritants in the air. The cleaning head suspension system means that the Roomba will vacuum carpet, tile, hardwood, or linoleum with no adjustment. Counter-rotating bristle and beater brushes work together like a dustpan and broom, leaving no annoying residue.

  • Complete set includes vacuum, charger, filters and more
  • Vacuum returns to base after cycle is complete
  • Cleans both carpet and hard floor surfaces
  • Vacuums 98% of dirt, dust and debris from your floor

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Thinking Home Mac Software Version 2.1.2 for INSTEON and X10
Thinking Home Mac Software Version 2.1.2 for INSTEON and X10

Thinking Home 2 software is an easy-to-use, affordable home automation solution for Mac OS X. The new v2.0 takes advantage of Mac features such as speech, scripts, email, instant messaging and web access to provide you with ultimate control of your home automation system. Compatible with both INSTEON and X10, the software is set up to operate 24-7, delivering performance without compromising ease of use. The easy point-and-click approach is ideal for people who just want to store events and macros and let it run. Additionally, you can control devices using the built-in voice recognition feature or when you’re out of town thanks to the software’s web interface. While still an easy home automation software to use, v2.0 is better equipped to make use of Mac-only things like speech, scripts, email, instant messaging and web access

Thinking Home 2.0 supports some of the most popular new hardware, including PowerLinc Controller, USB, ActiveHome and more than 75 other models of gadgets and scores of USB serial adapters.

  • Built-in speech recognition. You say “Turn on the living room lamp.” and the lights turn on
  • Setup Assistant and Gadget Guide allow easy setup and management of your home automation network
  • INSTEON and X-10 Enabled
  • Events and Responders can operate devices, open web pages, play audio, and much more
  • Innovative Desktop Remote operates your gadgets directly from the Finder

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Wireless INSTEON Motion / Occupancy Sensor
Wireless INSTEON Motion / Occupancy Sensor

Turn on your INSTEON-controlled lights or appliances when you enter the room and turn them off after you’ve left. Truly automating your lighting, this motion sensor is perfect for areas of your home such as the laundry room, closets and the garage where lights commonly get left on. Use this motion sensor for indoor or outdoor applications, and link it to a wall switch, plug-in lamps or appliances. You can even have the motion sensor trigger your thermostat to a favorite comfort level when you enter your home or any room in your house.

Additional features include an adjustable ‘Off’ countdown timer delay, night-only mode with adjustable light sensitivity settings, adjustable motion sensitivity, wireless range of up to 150′, 40-foot field of vision and a pivoting mounting bracket. INSTEON Wireless Motion sensor is a must-have for any INSTEON home automation network as an addition that will make your life more convenient, fun and energy-efficient. A 9 Volt battery is required and included.

  • Automatically turns on INSTEON-controlled lights or appliances when motion is detected
  • Automatically turns off after motion stops (adjustable anywhere between 30 seconds and 2 hours)
  • Optional night-only mode keeps lights from turning on during the day
  • Adjustable high/low motion sensitivity provides flexible placement
  • Adjustable day/night threshold
  • Optional dusk/dawn lighting control using a built-in photocell

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Vitek VT-PIRC2 Color 420 TVL PIR Camera with Working Motion Detection

Vitek VT-PIRC2 Color 420 TVL PIR Camera with Working Motion Detection

The VT-PIRC2 is a motion activated or continuous imaging camera that incorporates a color CCD camera with a PIR motion sensor. It can be used as an accessory to an alarm system or as a stand-alone monitoring device. Vitek PIR cameras are an excellent choice for use in covert or hidden camera applications.

  • Color CCD image sensor with 420 TV lines
  • 0.2 Lux sensitivity
  • Pinhole 3.8mm/f2.0 lens included
  • NC/C/NO alarm output
  • Working 100° motion detection using 58 beams within 3 layers (35′ x 35′ coverage area)

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SUPERTOOTH VOICE Hands-free Bluetooth Speakerphone Accessory Kit for CarsSUPERTOOTH VOICE Hands-free Bluetooth Speakerphone Accessory Kit for Cars

SUPERTOOTH VOICE is a Bluetooth hands-free kit that supports headset or hands-free profile phones. Its special features include Full DSP Noise Cancellation/Echo Cancellation. Thus, it provides an advanced audio
quality. It is designed for easy hands-free operation and superior performance. This kit includes Text-To-Speech system. The voice announces instructions for the users in 6 different languages. It indicates the status of the Bluetooth device and it announces the name (or phone number if contact not loaded to kit) of the incoming caller! – you simply say OK to accept the call!

  • Zero installation Bluetooth hands-free car kit
  • Text to Speech – it says the name of the caller
  • Voice Control – you just say OK to pick up the call
  • Auto Connect System – automatic reconnection between your phone and the SUPERTOOTH VOICE

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Protect Your Appliances From Surges All While Finding Out How Much Each Appliance is Costing You!

March 7, 2011 Leave a comment

P3 International P4330 Kill A Watt PS-10

P3 International P4330 Kill A Watt PS-10

Item# 11397

Price: $99.95

The P3 International P4330 Kill A Watt® PS-10 offers protection of your valuable electronics against surges and at the same time lets you know what they are actually costing you. Simply connect these appliances into the Kill A Watt PS-10, and it will assess how efficient they are while the built-in surge protection keeps them safe. Advanced features such as over current, over voltage, and no load detection provide clean, safe power to your expensive equipment.

Check the quality of your power by monitoring Voltage, Line Frequency, Amperage, KWH, Current Leakage and more. Now you’ll know how much power your entire computer or home theater system is using. With the innovative Kill A Watt PS-10 you’ll have peace of mind in more ways than one.

  • Advanced Surge Protection Circuitry
  • Displays Max/Min Volts, Amps, Watts, PF, & Leakage Current
  • 6 Foot Cord with Low Profile Plug
  • Ten Grounded Outlets
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    Bring Sophistication to your Home with Modern Coax Jacks with Wallplates

    March 7, 2011 Leave a comment

    Cooper Wiring Devices 1172LA COAX Jack with Wallplate, Light Almond

    Cooper Wiring Devices 1172LA COAX Jack with Wallplate, Light Almond

    Item# 21578LA

    Price: Normally $2.00
    Hot Deal $1.36

    Tired of looking at those tv cable wallplates in your office or den that don’t match your decor? Why not turn your cable and tv outlets into an integral element of your interior design? Cooper Coax Jack Wallplates combine a modern, sophisticated appearance with performance-improving technical features. The boldly dramatic Light Almond coax outlet will replace an existing coax jack to match your Cooper Wiring Devices wallplates.

    For use in Cat. 3 RJ11, RJ14 and RJ25 applications. This product is 100% computer tested to assure consistent high quality and reliable performance. Terminals and wire are color-notched for easy wiring. The coaxial adapters are ideal for use with cable, satellite TVs, DVDs, and outdoor antennas.

  • Modern coax jack stands out aesthetically
  • Coax wallplate matches other Cooper Wiring switches and dimmers
  • Self-extinguishing, high impact thermoplastic meets UL 94V-O flame retardancy rating
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    Concealed Magnetic Contact for Monitoring Doors and Windows

    March 5, 2011 Leave a comment

    United Security Products BP-54 3/8″ Stubby Press-Fit Contact, Long Magnet

    United Security Products BP-54 3/8

    Item# 79640

    Price: Normally $4.10
    Hot Deal $3.07

    Installing a magnetic contact doesn’t have to be a hassle! The BP-54 contact set is comprised of a stubby, 3/8″ x 3/4″ sensor with 12″ wire leads and a long 3/8″ x 1-3/8″ magnet. This configuration is excellent for doors with limited space in the frame. The magnet and sensor press into 3/8″ holes and Rhodium metal contacts and rare earth magnets provide reliable monitoring at a gap of up to .75 inches.

  • 3/8″ x 3/4″ sensor
  • 3/8″ x 1-3/8″ magnet
  • Monitors a gap of up to .75″
  • Closed circuit
  • Rhodium metal contacts and rare earth magnets
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    Remotely Control Your Outdoor Lighting as Well as Your Seasonal Lights

    March 3, 2011 Leave a comment

    UPM Marketing RCT420+TR430 Outdoor Remote Control Set

    UPM Marketing RCT420+TR430 Outdoor Remote Control Set

    Item# 20467

    Price: Normally $32.00

    The UPM Marketing RCT420+TR430 Outdoor Remote Control Set is an outdoor remote control set that allows you to remotely control outdoor and seasonal lights, fountain pumps and ponds, and block heaters. With a transmission range of up to 30m (100ft), you can when turn your patio lights on when you drive home from work or turn them off when you leave in the morning. Equipped with an intelligent code system, it eliminates interference from other transmitters. The unit’s internal memory back-up also eliminates the need for re-programming due to a short-term power failure.

  • Remote control on/off functions
  • Back-up memory – eliminates the need to re-program the receiver due to short term power failure
  • Intelligent code system (more than 4000 code combinations) – eliminates interference from other transmitters
  • Sleek “drip-proof” design protects controls from unfavorable weather conditions
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