You heard about the Peanuts before. One-purpose IoT devices, that are inexpensive and simple. I have two ThermoPeanuts that worked really well, until they quickly burned through their batteries. Sen.Se found the bug and fixed it with a firmware update and they are back in operation.
GuardPeanut is a motion sensor and there are a number of different use cases. First of all you pair it to your phone and then you switch it on and off with a long press. When it's on it will record when it is moved. Attach it to the inside of your door and you will know when the door was opened. It also can sound an alarm, on the Peanut itself and/or on your phone. Switch it on, drop it in your bag as you walk away. When somebody moves your bag it will complain. In either case you can see when motion was sensed, right now or later.
ok. that's actually usefull. :)
happy new year vowe
Has anybody tested if GuardPeanut can work in trains (just sensing relative and not absolute movements)?
That's what I need. Thank you vowe
Thomas, it does not track location but acceleration. So, yes, it could guard your bags on a train. You will have to play with sensitivity so you don't get too many alarms.
Hmm, so I will know when exactly my bag was stolen? Neat :-)
You are not thinking ahead.
While I haven't worked out a practical use case for me just yet I've got the suspicion this could be quite useful with my cameras somehow. Bookmarked the product page for when inspiration strikes.
If you attach the Guard.Penaut to a door you can only know if the door was opened if you are connected via bluetooth to the Guard.Peanut, right? So, if you are away from home and somebody opens the door you are not notified, I'm I correct? Otherwise the Peanut would have to connect directly to you home wi-fi. Or am I wrong?
You are not alerted, but it keeps a record. When you get home, it syncs that record.
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