Kwikset Kevo smart lock

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Kwikset are a leading brand of door hardware and home improvement. The Kevo smart lock is a Bluetooth-enabled deadbolt that will turns your iPhone into your housekey. The Kevo smart lock gives you the ability to unlock the door with a smartphone, accompanied by a simple touch. Electronic keys (eKeys) can be sent to ...

A True Hands Free Bluetooth Headset

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Meet Darrell Earlier in the year I was contacted by Darrell. Darrell may not realise it, but he is a Lifekludger. Darrell has a son. His son lives with a disability. His son's disability prevented him from using a mobile phone. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="240" caption="earpiece"][/caption]Unable to press a button to activate 'hands ...

Diabetes Device & iPhone

Monday, March 30th, 2009

ReadWriteWeb reports on iPhone app that wirelessly connects to a Bluetooth-enabled glucose meter. A good example and model of technology assisting health and well-being. I think lots more work on hardware device interfacing needs attention allowing software <-> hardware interactions as these types of things tend to foster possibilities for environmental control. [Diabetes ...

A myriad of relay controls for Makers incl USB

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="{usb relay}"][/caption] There's been discussion previously on the blog about some off the shelf, usb controlled power outlets that a few readers were chasing. I recently received the below email from a reader, Tom Stephenson, about USB control of devices using relays. Thanks Tom. Hello Dave - Lifekludger, I think you ...

Bluetooth Bracelet with Vibration and Display

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

bluetooth wristband Hack a Day had a post about this BT bracelet. Forgetting the usefulness or otherwise of the display, I think there must be a myriad of uses due to the vibration of the device, especially for Blind users, for alerts of different kinds. [via] [Bluetooth Bracelet ...