Apparently not every one needs to monitor the temperature of a room, aquarium, wine collection and etc, but if you want, Knut the app-powered monitor will help you, and even give you more practical functions.
The Knut is a portable, app-powered gadget designed by Richard Pasek and Jay Gondelman, and to offer you an easy way to monitor your valuables via computer or mobile devices including iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android and Windows phones. As we can see from the images, Knut features palm-sized design in order to fit for various places, and comes with built-in WiFi technology, so you can conveniently connect the small gadget to the Internet in a wireless way, while connected sensors can monitor temperature, vibration, door, water presence and more, moreover, Knut will check and record the status of all connected sensors, and send them to your email address. With the help of Knut app, you can monitor your valuables and check the status via smartphone or computer.
At present, the designers of Knut is raising fund at Kickstarter. Pledge $80 will let you own a Knut and temperature sensor. If you’re interested, jump to Kickstarter official site for more details or check out the following demo video first.