You can check locking up with a sensor

When you go out, have you worried about the locking of the house? This "leafee mag" monitors the locking of windows or doors by sensors. This is comprised of the main sensor, magnet and mobile application, and the sensor recognizes the distance from a magnet and monitors the open/shut of windows or doors.

For example, if you want to monitor a window, you bond a sensor and a magnet to key lever and sash, then you can use them immediately. The sensor and the mobile application link by Bluetooth, and the application acquires the information of sensors in background. Because you can check the state of sensors when you go out. In addition, these will help prevent a door from being forgotten to close if you bond these to a refrigerator or a air-conditioner. The sensor works by one coin battery for about six months. Startup Strobo is going to release this in November and does pre-sale in crowd funding platform Makuake. They already collected aim amounts of money, but you can still purchase this in 1,480yen - 7,480yen courses. The prevailing price is 1,980yen(Tax not included).

Crowd funding page is here


This Bluetooth speaker floats, spins and glows

KEN LLP started pre-sale of wireless air speaker "LEVI SOUND" that link with smartphones in crowd funding platform Green Funding.

The globe speaker has a neodymium magnet, controlled by a computer, floating from a base part and keeping balance. Furthermore, it sticks to every metal moiety by a magnet. Of course the specifications as the speaker do not have any problem. It has a full-range speaker of max power 3W and decreases a distortion and vibration by being floating in the air. The sound frequency band is 40Hz - 20KHz, coverage area is 10m, the battery is 500mAh and operates for up to eight hours. KEN LLP has already collected about five times of the aim amount of money in crowd funding and two courses that one LEVI SOUND and special bonus were combined were sold out. However, courses of 13,800yen - 128,000yen that you can buy LEVI SOUND still stay.

Crowd funding page is here


The mobile apps that anyone can become accessories designers

The market place of handmade works such as Etsy are popular in Japan, and various services grow up. This is a big chance for creators, but is there the method that more people enjoy a creator experience willingly? Therefore FUN UP released mobile application "monomy" officially that anyone can become accessories designers.

monomy is the handmade market place application that users can put about 3,000 kinds of accessories parts together, designs various accessories and sell them. The designed accessories are shown in mypage of users(It's also original brand pages of users), and they are sold to other users.

At present, accessories parts are products for women, but of course men users can register. Because a profit share is added to accessories parts beforehand, users cannot set the price of works in oneself. However, each price range of works are less than 10,000yen because there are not the too expensive parts. When works are sold, 10% of sales are paid to users who designed them. You may think that there is few, but monomy is in charge of all of production of works, shipment, inventory control, and sales management. Users do not have any risks. It is only an iOS version that is released, but they release the Android version in a few days now.


Stylish washing machine of the palmtop size

Are these cosmetics? No, these are washing machines. Sharp announced that they released supersonic wave washing machine UW-A1 of the palmtop type to wash off the partial dirts of clothing on September 15. The price is an open price.

A characteristic of this is to wash off the partial dirts that it is difficult to wash it off by general washing machines in supersonic detergency of ultrasonically vibrated about 38,000 times per second quickly. Users soak clothing into water, only trace dirty parts and can wash them off. For example, users can wash the sebum dirt of the Y neckband in approximately one minute. Because this is a rechargeable cordless specification, we can use it at trips and restaurant easily. The size of this is 40mm *40mm *168mm, weight is about 200g and it is available by 5-hour charge for 30 minutes. Color variations are silver, pink, and gold.


Your iPhone becomes the thermometer

The cool drinks and dessert are necessities in hot summer, and it will be very convenient if we can take those temperature easily. Japanese gadget company Thanko released the gadget which changed iPhone and iPad into a thermometer easily.

When users insert it in earphone Jack and link it and application, iPhone or iPad becomes the thermometer. Because it is non-contact type, users can know its temperature just to bring it 1~2cm close to the thing which wants to measure temperature.

The time required is only one second. In addition, because it has a mode observing a change of the temperature, it is available for inspection and management. The observation log is controllable by Excel.

Its size is 56mm *13mm *13mm, weight is 7g and feeds it from iPhone or iPad. The price is 6,980yen(tax-included).

via http://www.thanko.jp/shopdetail/000000002656/