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Top 100 Gadgets Trends in April

From Shark-Deterring Wristbands to Droplet Digital Cameras

— April 24, 2016 — Tech
These April 2016 gadgets range from droplet digital cameras to shark-deterring wristbands that are designed to enhance the safety of surfers and swimmers who are likely to encounter the ocean predators.

Standouts include reactive and customizable devices like jackets that can be adjusted to feature a wearer's desired temperature and sensor-embedded table tops that make traditional office tasks and interactive presentations an easy feat. Other April 2016 gadgets to take note of include rain-forcasting umbrellas that are embedded with smart weather sensors -- ideal for predicting the chance of flurries.

Additional notables range from waterproof and bejeweled smartwatches to tangle-free and comfort-focused headphones. The latter are designed to fit varying head shapes and are products that promote comfort and quality at an accessible price point.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
App-Based Presentation Solutions
App-Based Presentation Solutions
The 'WeKast' Presentation System Makes Meetings Easier
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99
Tactility-Increasing Mouses
Tactility-Increasing Mouses
The ASUS ROG Sica Two-Button Mouse Features a Customizable Design
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98
Resetting WiFi Plugs
Resetting WiFi Plugs
The WiFi Reset Device Reboots Routers Whenever a Connection is Lost
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97
Captivating Cinematic Speakers
Captivating Cinematic Speakers
Fluance's XL5 Home Theater Speakers Boost the Cinematic Experience
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96
Breast Cancer-Detecting Bras
Breast Cancer-Detecting Bras
This Bra Detects Abnormalities That May Indicate Breast Cancer
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95
Magnetic Charging Cable Docks
Magnetic Charging Cable Docks
The Stay Device by Makoto Shibuya Secures Tech Cords in One Place
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94
Affordable Gaming Peripherals
Affordable Gaming Peripherals
Corsair's New Gaming Mouse Offers Eight Fully Programmable Buttons
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93
Splash-Proof Speakers
Splash-Proof Speakers
The Philips Portable Sound Systems are Made Specifically for Wet Outdoor Use
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92
Smart Watering Systems
Smart Watering Systems
The Blossom 8 Smart Watering Controller Brings the IoT to the Garden
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91
Efficient Wax Vaporizers
Efficient Wax Vaporizers
The Linx Hypnos' Heating Plate Guarantees Even and Reliable Heat
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90
Digital Cassette Converters
Digital Cassette Converters
The ION Tape Express Portable Transfigures Music to Modern Formats
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89
Powerhouse Floor-Standing Speakers
Powerhouse Floor-Standing Speakers
The Fluance Signature Speakers Offer Premium Audio Performance
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88
Car Key-Connected Breathalyzers
Car Key-Connected Breathalyzers
A Portable Breathalyzer is Being Developed by Honda and Hitachi
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87
Brain-Tricking Headphones
Brain-Tricking Headphones
The Samsung Entrim 4D Earphones are for Virtual Reality Applications
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86
Multi-Functional Connected Outlets
Multi-Functional Connected Outlets
Samsung 'SmartThings' Smart Plugs Expand Outlet Functionality
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85
Smart Musical Wigs
Smart Musical Wigs
The Song Wig Plays Music Through Earphone Cords as Locks of Hair
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84
Virtual Reality Gloves
Virtual Reality Gloves
The Manus Glove Kits are Wearable Controllers for Simulated Experiences
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83
Rain-Forecasting Umbrellas
Rain-Forecasting Umbrellas
This Smart Umbrella Uses Sensors to Assess the Chances Of Rain
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82
Smartphone-Docking Lamps
Smartphone-Docking Lamps
The LUX Brooklyn USB LED Light Incorporates Smartphones into the Design
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81
Miniscule Pillow Sleep Trackers
Miniscule Pillow Sleep Trackers
The Sleep Pill Utilizes An Accelerometer to Document Rest Patterns
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80
Ingenious Aquarium Monitors
Ingenious Aquarium Monitors
The Fishbit Device Helps Keep Your Tank Happy and Healthy
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79
Smart Water Filters
Smart Water Filters
The New Brita Pitcher Anticipates When a New Filter is Needed
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78
Multifunctional Power Bank Batteries
Multifunctional Power Bank Batteries
The Xiaomi Mi Powerbank Pro Charges Smartphones and Much More
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77
Opulent Bejeweled Smartwatches
Opulent Bejeweled Smartwatches
This Samsung Smartwatch Makes Liberal Use of Gold and Diamonds
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76
Indoor Atmosphere-Monitoring Devices
Indoor Atmosphere-Monitoring Devices
The Honeywell IAQ 'Point2' Keeps Track of VOCs and More
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75
Deep Sleep Headsets
Deep Sleep Headsets
The 'Rhythm Dreem' Wearable Encourages You to Stay in the Deep Sleep Phase
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74
Solar-Recharging Smartwatches
Solar-Recharging Smartwatches
The Tissot Smart-Touch Can Function As a Watch When Uncoupled
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73
Sedentary Lifestyle Alarms
Sedentary Lifestyle Alarms
The 'Monk' Alerts You When You've Been Sitting for Too Long
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72
Face-Scrubbing Electric Razors
Face-Scrubbing Electric Razors
The Philips Norelco Electric Shaver 9700 is Self-Cleaning
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71
Dedicated Tablet Desks
Dedicated Tablet Desks
The iSkelter Canvas Creator Smart Lap Desk is Designed for Productivity
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70
Experiential VR Superpowers
Experiential VR Superpowers
The PsychicVR Project Lets Consumers Embody Magical Abilities
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69
Instructional Mixology Apps
Instructional Mixology Apps
The Perfect Drink Smart Scale is an App for Mixing Professional Drinks
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68
Emergency Aquatic Bracelets
Emergency Aquatic Bracelets
The BlueFox ST1 Can Prevent Drowning with Emergency Features
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67
Wearable Hand Flashlights
Wearable Hand Flashlights
The 'Knuckle Lights' are Designed for Better Visibility in the Night
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66
Ultra-Comfortable Headphones
Ultra-Comfortable Headphones
These High-End Headphones Are Perfect For Long Listening Sessions
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65
Connected Gardening Systems
Connected Gardening Systems
The 'Connected Yard' Platform Provides Informational Gardening Tips
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64
WiFi-Connected Water Timers
WiFi-Connected Water Timers
The 'AquaTimer' Smart Water Timer Allows for Efficient Garden Watering
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63
Camouflage Action Camera Cases
Camouflage Action Camera Cases
Keep Your GoPro Hidden During Hunting with the Realtree Case
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62
Radar-Detecting Car Gadgets
Radar-Detecting Car Gadgets
The Beltronics GT-7 Radar Detector Packs GPS Technology and More
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61
HD Gaming Headsets
HD Gaming Headsets
The Mad Catz TRITTON Katana HD 7.1 Wireless Gaming Headset is Powerful
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60
Wearable Tennis Sensors
Wearable Tennis Sensors
Zepp's Tennis Analysis System Helps You Up Your Game
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59
Graphic Gadget Stickers
Graphic Gadget Stickers
The Sticker Project Beautifies Devices With Emoji-Inspired Icons
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58
Connective Canine Bracelets
Connective Canine Bracelets
The Ally Trackers Connect Pets and Owners for a Closer Connection
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57
Transformative Watch Cybertools
Transformative Watch Cybertools
The Victorinox INOX Cybertool Boosts INOX Wristwatch Function
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56
Navigational Autonomous Drones
Navigational Autonomous Drones
The DJI Phantom 4 Flying Drone Gadget is Able to Detect Obstacles
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55
Sideways Charging Adaptors
Sideways Charging Adaptors
The Blockhead Reduces Space on Bulky Macbook and iPad Chargers
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54
Fatigue-Deterring Mouses
Fatigue-Deterring Mouses
The 'Tmouse' is an Ergonomic Mouse that Shifts Shape in Seconds
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53
Shark-Deterring Wristbands
Shark-Deterring Wristbands
The 'Sharkbanz' Can Stop Sharks from Attacking Humans
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52
Water-Resistant Smartwatches
Water-Resistant Smartwatches
Nixon's Android Wear Smartwatch Can Withstand Water Up To 100 Meters
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51
Multi-Use Smartphone Cables
Multi-Use Smartphone Cables
The Lemniscate Phone Cable Features an in-Line Battery Pack
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50
Navigational Robot Drones
Navigational Robot Drones
The X-Star Premium Drone Uses Starlink for Safe and Directional Flight
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49
IOT Maker Kits
IOT Maker Kits
The Wave4U 'Domotics' IOT Kit Enables Users to Digitize their Surroundings
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48
Charging Smartwatch Straps
Charging Smartwatch Straps
The EZIO PowerBand Smart Watch Band Gives the Pebble Increased Usage
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47
Industrial-Strength Cooling Units
Industrial-Strength Cooling Units
The High-Velocity Industrial Fan Provides Powerful Ventilation
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46
Commercial-Grade Repairable Vacuums
Commercial-Grade Repairable Vacuums
The Hoover 'HushTone' Upright Vacuum Cleaner is Powerful
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45
Bed-Based Health Monitors
Bed-Based Health Monitors
The 'Cubile' Health Monitoring System Keeps Users Informed of Health
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44
Injury-Protecting Neck Bands
Injury-Protecting Neck Bands
This Sports Collar is Supposed to Protect the Brain From Concussions
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43
Chain Link Smartwatch Bands
Chain Link Smartwatch Bands
The Sacai Apple Watch Wristband Adds Designer Luxury to the Smartwatch
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42
Ultra-Precise 3D Printers
Ultra-Precise 3D Printers
This New 3D Printer Lets You Find a Balance Between Speed and Accuracy
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41
Sleep-Monitoring Infant Wearables
Sleep-Monitoring Infant Wearables
The 'allb' Enables Baby Monitoring with an Easy to Use Interface
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40
Portable Bluetooth Speakers
Portable Bluetooth Speakers
These Oversized Speakers Are Ideal For Large Outdoor Gatherings
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39
Versatile Personal Massagers
Versatile Personal Massagers
The Adjustable Fit Muscle Massager Offers Intuitive Tension Relief
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38
Pop-Up Display Monitors
Pop-Up Display Monitors
This Pocket-Sized Monitor Can Be Expanded Into Full Size In One Second
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37
Cloud-Connected Video Doorbells
Cloud-Connected Video Doorbells
The Video Doorbell Pro Can Capture 1080p High Definition Footage
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36
Environment-Scanning Devices
Environment-Scanning Devices
The 'sweep' Scanning LiDAR System Enables Sensing Capabilities
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35
Pocket-Sized Projectors
Pocket-Sized Projectors
The LED Pocket Pico Video Projector is the World's Smallest DLP Projector
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34
Camping Security Systems
Camping Security Systems
The 'LarryAlert' Portable Security Device Monitors Your Belongings
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33
Premium LED Display Vaporizers
Premium LED Display Vaporizers
The G Pen Elite Vaporizer Has Custom Temp Control & an LED Display
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32
Stylish Smart Pens
Stylish Smart Pens
The 'Stylograph' is a Ballpoint Pen that Digitizes Written Work
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31
Woven Nylon Smartwatch Bands
Woven Nylon Smartwatch Bands
The New Apple Watch Bands are Designed for Style-Conscious Consumers
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30
Diabetic Shoe Sensors
Diabetic Shoe Sensors
This Smart Shoe Sole Can Help Reduce the Risk of Diabetes Complications
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29
Winter Sport Smartwatches
Winter Sport Smartwatches
The 'YodelUP' Smart Ski Watch Can be Controlled with Gloved Fingers
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28
Wearable Tangle-Free Headphones
Wearable Tangle-Free Headphones
'Earphone-Connectables' Keeps Listening Equipment Nearby
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27
Car Communication Gadgets
Car Communication Gadgets
The 'iKKEGOL' iCar 2 Car Diagnostic Tool Helps Identify Problems
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26
Remote Control Cooking Rings
Remote Control Cooking Rings
The 40Ring is a Wearable Induction Cooker that Control Temperature
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25
Solar-Powered Charger Coats
Solar-Powered Charger Coats
This Junya Watanabe Coat Uses Solar Power to Charge iPhones
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24
Handlebar Smartphone Mounts
Handlebar Smartphone Mounts
This iPhone Bike Handlebar Mount Secures Cellular Devices for Safe Use
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23
Flexible Curved Smartwatches
Flexible Curved Smartwatches
The Flex Timepiece Has a Tech Interface That Curves to Fit the Wrist
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22
Pulse-Monitoring Business Cards
Pulse-Monitoring Business Cards
This MobilECG Business Card Performs a Mini ECG Test
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21
Smart Hydration Bottles
Smart Hydration Bottles
The Pryme Vessyl Encourages Drinking Water with App Connectivity
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20
Rugged Electric Skateboards
Rugged Electric Skateboards
The Triborg Skateboard Can Handle the Dirtiest Of Routes
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19
Digital Craft Printers
Digital Craft Printers
The Brother 'ScanNCut 2' Cutting Scanner Machine Enables Customized Crafts
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18
Customizable Bedside Lamps
Customizable Bedside Lamps
The Yeelight Lamp Lets You Choose From 16 Million Different Colors
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17
Sling Tablet Bags
Sling Tablet Bags
The Bluelounge iPad Messenger Tote is Padded for Secure Travel
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16
Animated GIF Pins
Animated GIF Pins
These Digital Pins from Pins Collective Display Customized GIFs
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15
Thief-Thwarting Smart Locks
Thief-Thwarting Smart Locks
The 'Ultraloq' Front Door Lock is Outfitted with Impressive Security
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14
Projected Virtual Keyboards
Projected Virtual Keyboards
The CTX Virtual Laser Keyboard Allows You to Type on Any Surface
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13
Customized Warmth Jackets
Customized Warmth Jackets
'Flexwarm' Smart Jackets Adapt to Your Body Temperature
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12
Futuristic Platterless Turntables
Futuristic Platterless Turntables
The ATMO SFERA Boasts a Simple, User-Friendly Design
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11
Vintage-Inspired Smartwatches
Vintage-Inspired Smartwatches
The Fossil Q Wander and Q Marshall Touchscreen Watches are Dapper
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10
Luminous Interactive Tabletops
Luminous Interactive Tabletops
The 'Interactive Tabletop' by Sony Made Its Debut at SXSW
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9
Natural Plant Air Purifiers
Natural Plant Air Purifiers
The 'Clairy' Natural Air Purifier Merges Technology and Nature
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8
Droplet Digital Cameras
Droplet Digital Cameras
This Curved Camera is Functionally and Ergonomically Enhanced
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7
Spherical Hi-Fi Speakers
Spherical Hi-Fi Speakers
Deluxe Acoustics Makes High-End Speakers That Offer Rich Dimension
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6
Responsive Tactile Stress Balls
Responsive Tactile Stress Balls
The Interactive 'Stressball' Senses Body Data and Responds
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5
Cord-Organizing Outlet Covers
Cord-Organizing Outlet Covers
The 'Loop' is a Cord Keeper for Encompassing Electrical Outlets
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4
Anti-Drone Bazookas
Anti-Drone Bazookas
The SkyWall 100 Net Bazooka Offers Enhanced Airspace Control
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3
Plastic Bottle-Recycling Cutters
Plastic Bottle-Recycling Cutters
This Plastic Bottle Cutter Turns Waste into Usable Materials
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2
Night Vision Smartphone Lenses
Night Vision Smartphone Lenses
Snooperscope Lets Users See in the Dark While Hunting or Fishing
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1
Smart Security Door Locks
Smart Security Door Locks
The 'Altro' Smart Lock Blends Connectivity and Security
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