Protect Your Vacation Home While It’s Vacant

Product Title (In box)Protecting your vacation home when you aren’t there can be stressful and challenging. Peace of mind can be achieved with the Sensaphone Monitoring and Control System. The Sensaphone monitors abnormal conditions and sends alerts straight to your phone. From temperature changes to burglary, get the alert you need fast. In the event that a change is detected, the Sensaphone can call up to four different numbers. Once installed, the monitor can detect water leaks, changes in humidity, outdoor temperature, glass breaking, motion detection, and the opening of windows or doors. Monitor environmental conditions such as wind, rain, and freezing outdoor temperatures. Customize different alarm messages using pre-recorded voice notes. Also, maintain even greater control by accessing the built-in microphone for live monitoring. Even if your vacation home landline is left off the hook, the Sensaphone can automatically re-establish a dial tone to make an outgoing alarm call. For web-based control, consider the Sensophone Web 600.

The Sensaphone Monitoring and Control System extends beyond protection alerts. Set the house to be the temperature that you want before you arrive by connecting the Sensaphone to your thermostat. Or use INSTEON compatible sensors and controls to manage lights and appliances. With a simple phone call, you can turn your lights on to give your home the appearance of being lived in. Also, have the ability to grant access to your home by connecting an electronic door strike to remotely lock and unlock your door. Additional input sensors may also be compatible with: water sensors, humidity sensors, indoor and outdoor temperature sensors, glass break sensors, indoor motion sensors, and smoke detectors. Read more

Avoid Collision While Pulling Safely Into Your Garage

Product Title (In box)If you share a garage or have clutter that requires you to carefully navigate while parking, then consider the Maxsa Dual Laser Guided Parking System. It’s a simple device that emits a laser beam sensor to help guide the driver for greater consistency while pulling in and backing out. Don’t run the risk of costly dings and bumps while parking your car in the garage. The laser beams simply strike the same spot on your car every time. Dual laser capability allows for precision parking in a two car garage. Single car garage lasers are also available. Installation is simple, requiring only a Phillips screwdriver or use the included double sided tape. Once the system is mounted, point the laser in the desired direction. Once you arrive home, the laser’s built in motion sensor is triggered only for approaching vehicles, saving the battery life of the laser. Read more

Be Prepared For That Drive Home After the Big Game

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For football fans, one of the most anticipated days of the year is fast-approaching. Most of us plan to either host parties or attend them. Be prepared for a safe drive home by monitoring your ability to navigate the road with the portable AlcoMate Breathalyzer. This lightweight, portable alcohol detector allows the user to assess his or her BAC with maximum accuracy. Approved by the Department of Transportation, AlcoMate places the equivalence of law enforcement technology in the palm of your hand. The device has a large 4-digit decimal display, and a rapid response time of less than 10 seconds. Make sure that your family and friends also get home safely by using individually wrapped extended mouthpieces. It can easily handle high volume testing. Read more

Space Saving Food Dispenser

Product Title (In box)Keep dry goods within reach and your space clutter-free with SmartSpace Triple Dispenser Wall Mount. This unique product has a set of three canisters with integrated measuring cups that allow you to dispense food with precision. The food remains fresh with the airtight technology and is perfect for coffee, cereal, pasta, and more. The three containers mount onto a stainless steel bracket, allowing you to strategically place these items in the most convenient space in your kitchen.

  • Wall-mounted canister set leaves kitchen counter clear
  • Canisters have integrated measuring cups for dispensing exact amounts
  • Airtight canisters preserve dry good freshness
  • As seen in the October ’07 issue of Real Simple Magazine

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Caffeine Mints with a Kick

Save money and bypass the coffee shop on the way to work. If you are in need of an instant boost, reach for FOOSH™ caffeine mints. They contain the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee, tea, or energy drink while freshening your breath at the same time. Sugar-free FOOSH Energy Mints contain a power-packed blend of caffeine, ginseng, taurine, and five B vitamins. No chilling, no heating, no spilling! Just a burst of energy in a minty treat. This dispenser box contains 12 tins of 12 caffeinated mints.

Made with real peppermint, FOOSH Energy Mints contain a proprietary blend of energy-producing ingredients, which stimulate your metabolism and sharpen that edge to get you through your day. Each FOOSH mint contains 25 percent more caffeine than an entire can of Red Bull™, and unlike energy drinks and coffee, tiny FOOSH Energy Mints don’t have to be kept hot or cold, and the tiny tins fit perfectly in a purse or pocket. FOOSH Energy Mints are perfect for students, sports enthusiasts, drivers or anyone who needs a sudden burst of energy! Read more

Calling All Cooks

Those who love spending time in the kitchen know how valuable kitchen counter real estate is. If you frequently use spices but do not have the space to keep bulky spice racks, a great option is the Auto-Measure Spice Carousel Pro. Each carousel is stackable, can be easily mounted under kitchen cabinets or shelves, and can fit in cupboards or on countertops. The innovative design is both functional and attractive, allowing for easy access to 12 of your favorite spices. The Auto-Measure technology even dispenses the spices in precise 1/4 tsp. measurements. No measuring spoons required. Simply find the spice you need, remove the individual compartment and twist the dial for a perfect measurement. Every carousel contains 12 removable spice containers, with a holding capacity of approximately 1/3 cup of content. In the mood for a little freestyle? Each container is also built with a convenient shaker top and a large opening for volume pouring, allowing you to control flavor intensity.  Included with the Auto-Measure Spice Carousel Pro are 50 pre-printed spice labels and 5 blank labels. Spice racks are available in either white or stainless steel.
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Use Your iPhone as the Display for Your Car Stereo

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Smarthome is launching Oxygen Ocar Audio Head Unit for iPhone, a new product that integrates the very best in hands-free technology. This head unit is far more than just a simple car stereo, because it integrates your iPhone as its display and memory. Installing Bluetooth can be costly. But with this device, your phone calls can be heard from your car’s speakers while the music is automatically muted. Any other app you run will also send its sound through your car’s audio system – games, videos, internet browsing, GPS driving instructions, and more. Of course, there are built-in FM and AM tuners, or listen to internet radio, controlled via your iPhone. The display will show all RDS information, including the AF function which will attempt to tune in your radio station on a different frequency if it loses signal while driving.

The sleek design is both stylish and functional. The iPhone connects directly to a mounting cradle that has the ability to rotate 360 degrees and swivel 15 degrees to allow the driver to adjust the angle and tap into iPhone technology with safety and ease. While connected, your iPhone will charge as you drive. Although most people would think the faceplate has already been removed when you take your iPhone with you, you may also detach the faceplate to give potential thieves reason to shift their attention to a different vehicle. Read more