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Top 75 Internet of Things Ideas in October

From Blazing Smart Candles to Leak-Detecting Devices

— October 9, 2016 — Tech
The top October 2016 Internet of Things ideas are vast in their ability to convenience the lives of consumers. Some of the predominant themes that can be seen are the smart abilities of unassuming household items, as well as a focus on home security and quality.

The 'LuDela' is one of the more significant examples of IoT taking over products that most would not apply connectivity features to. LuDela is a smart candle that can be controlled with an accompanying app and sensors that make the candles extinguish its own flame in the event that it is knocked over.

An example that speaks to the shift towards smart devices focusing on home quality is the 'Lyric' water detector. The device is connected to an app and when it detects water or moisture in its vicinity, it sends a notification to homeowners. Connected devices such as this ensure that people are able to regulate their home systems, anticipate when a problem may arise and resolve it before it becomes a significant issue.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
75
Sound-Sensing Camera Remotes
Sound-Sensing Camera Remotes
The Miops Mobile Remote Responds to Movement, Sound and Vibration
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74
Engagement-Encouraging Apps
Engagement-Encouraging Apps
The LookUp Platform Prompts Users to Take Part in Their Surroundings
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73
Voice-Activated Temperature Valves
Voice-Activated Temperature Valves
This Connected Smart Valve Allows Remote Temperature Control
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72
Proactive Alarm Clocks
Proactive Alarm Clocks
This Smart Alarm Clock Changes Behavior Patterns to Improve Sleep Quality
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71
Hybrid Propeller Drones
Hybrid Propeller Drones
This Fixed-Wing Drone Offers Promising Agricultural Applications
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70
Car-Controlling Digital Assistants
Car-Controlling Digital Assistants
The Amazon Alexa Now Features BMW Connected Capabilities
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69
Water-Analyzing Chips
Water-Analyzing Chips
This Portable Analyzer Chip Can Test the Chemical Contents of Water
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68
Mirrorless Connected Cameras
Mirrorless Connected Cameras
The Canon EOS M5 Photography Camera Provides Exceptional Capabilities
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67
Email-Scouring Travel Apps
Email-Scouring Travel Apps
Easythingy's Smart Bots Turns Your Emails Into Actionable Cards
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66
Hands-Free Driving Apps
Hands-Free Driving Apps
The Edmonton Smart Travel App Offers Verbal Assistance to Drivers
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65
Responsive Smart Home Alarms
Responsive Smart Home Alarms
The Vivint Sky System Offers 24/7 Response and App Connectivity
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64
Connected Medication Safes
Connected Medication Safes
The 'iKeyp' Personal Safe Keeps Prescriptions and Valuables Protected
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63
Stylish Standalone Smartwatches
Stylish Standalone Smartwatches
The Fyver Watch Can Be Used Independently and Without Bluetooth
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62
Wireless Home Audio Systems
Wireless Home Audio Systems
The VIZIO SmartCast Crave Pro Multi-Room Audio System is Robust
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61
Socially-Connected Security Trackers
Socially-Connected Security Trackers
The 'My Keeper' Community Tracker Provides Additional Safety
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60
Smartphone-Connected 3D Printers
Smartphone-Connected 3D Printers
The Robo C2 and R2 Smart 3D Printers Create in a Seamless Way
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59
Connected Total Body Scales
Connected Total Body Scales
The Garmin Index Smart Scale Measures Individual Aspects of the Body
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58
Action-Selecting Security Software
Action-Selecting Security Software
Nest's 'Sightline' Automatically Recognizes Important Events
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57
Dribble-Dissecting Basketballs
Dribble-Dissecting Basketballs
The 'DribbleUp' App Comes with a Regulation NBA Basketball
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56
Sound Navigation Devices
Sound Navigation Devices
The 'Echo' Helps Individuals with Visual Impairments in Their Daily Lives
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55
Connected Tea-Monitoring Devices
Connected Tea-Monitoring Devices
The '42tea' Brings a Touch of Tech to the Act of Brewing Tea
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54
Connected Male Fertility Tests
Connected Male Fertility Tests
The Sandstone Diagnostics 'Trak' Device Analyzes Male Fertility
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53
App-Connected Window Locks
App-Connected Window Locks
Andersen VeriLock Sensor Know When Window are Open or Even Unlocked
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52
Smart Printer Filament Containers
Smart Printer Filament Containers
The Bunker Keeps 3D Printer Supplies Ready for Use
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51
Food-Monitoring Refrigerators
Food-Monitoring Refrigerators
The Sharp '4LifeHub' Smart Refrigerator Features Interior Cameras
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50
Consumption-Monitoring Outlets
Consumption-Monitoring Outlets
The Incipio 'CommandKit' Smart Wall Plug is Fully Customizable
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49
HD Security Cam Vacuums
HD Security Cam Vacuums
The StillCool Smart Vacuum Cleaning Robot Monitors the Home While Cleaning
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48
Affordable Smart Vacuums
Affordable Smart Vacuums
The Neato Botvac D3 and D5 Feature a Low Price Point
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47
Weather-Analyzing Gardening Gadgets
Weather-Analyzing Gardening Gadgets
The Netro 'Sprite' Water Controller is Fully Automated
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46
Window-Monitoring Security Systems
Window-Monitoring Security Systems
The Smanos S105 System is Connected to Window and Door Sensors
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45
Multi-Functional Home Audio Systems
Multi-Functional Home Audio Systems
The Spaco Offers a Levitating Design as Well as Many Functions
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44
Portable Object Trackers
Portable Object Trackers
The Nut Find 3 Alerts You When Your Device Is Out Of Range
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43
Immersive In-Car Displays
Immersive In-Car Displays
The Sony XAV-AX100 Car Dash Display Supports CarPlay and Android Auto
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42
Haptic Communicating Wearables
Haptic Communicating Wearables
The 'Moment' Device Gives Users Information Through Touch Alone
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41
App-Connected Wireless Massagers
App-Connected Wireless Massagers
The PowerDot Provides Effective Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS)
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40
Conservation-Encouraging Shower Meters
Conservation-Encouraging Shower Meters
Amphiro Water Meters Measure Consumption to Deter Overuse
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39
Smart Leak-Detecting Devices
Smart Leak-Detecting Devices
The Honeywell 'Lyric' Water Leak Detector Keeps Track of Appliances
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38
Social Sharing Headphones
Social Sharing Headphones
These Bluetooth Headphones Let You Share Your Live Playlists
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37
Smart Multi-Feature Drum Pads
Smart Multi-Feature Drum Pads
The 'BopPad' Smart Drum Pad is for Drummers and Percussionists
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36
Comprehensive DIY Security Systems
Comprehensive DIY Security Systems
This Swann System Combines Surveillance and Video Surveillance
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35
App-Connected Portable Lamps
App-Connected Portable Lamps
The 'ZuziLite' Portable Lighting Solution Provides Connected Lighting
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34
Greenery Personification Planters
Greenery Personification Planters
The 'Pure Life' Garden Planter Gamifies Gardening for Kids
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33
Smart Programmable Power Bars
Smart Programmable Power Bars
The Orvibo COCO Smart Home Power Strip is Remotely Controlled
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32
Heart-Monitoring Smartwatches
Heart-Monitoring Smartwatches
This New Alcatel Smartwatch Offers Heart Rate Monitoring On a Budget
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31
Experimental Smart Headphones
Experimental Smart Headphones
The Human Sound Headphones are Unique Wireless Ear-Coverings
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30
Pared-Down Cell Phones
Pared-Down Cell Phones
The 'Nokia 216' is a So-Called "Dumb Phone" with Smart Benefits
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29
App-Connected Walkie-Talkies
App-Connected Walkie-Talkies
This Two-Way Communication Device Connects People Around the Globe
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28
Blazing Smart Candles
Blazing Smart Candles
LuDela is a Real Flame Candle Controlled Through a Smartphone App
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27
Virtual Private Network Routers
Virtual Private Network Routers
The Betternet VPN Router Works with Any Device or Platform
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26
Simplified Mood Lighting Bulbs
Simplified Mood Lighting Bulbs
'SceneSwitch' Bulbs Can Change Hues by Flipping the Light Switch
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25
App-Connected Ovens
App-Connected Ovens
The Bosh Home Connect Oven Uses Drop Scales Platform To Make Cooking Easy
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24
Smart Home Vacuum Robots
Smart Home Vacuum Robots
The Xiaomi Mi Vacuum Robot Scans Surroundings 1800 Times Per Second
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23
Smart Multipurpose Tracker Devices
Smart Multipurpose Tracker Devices
The Stilla Motion Keeps an Eye on Your Belongings and More
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22
In-Home AI Displays
In-Home AI Displays
The 'L.U.C.Y.' Smart Assistant Home Display Helps Manage One's Life
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21
Blockchain-Based Smart Locks
Blockchain-Based Smart Locks
Slock.it Uses Digital Smart Contracts to Unlock Physical Objects
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20
Smart Drone Development Kits
Smart Drone Development Kits
The Parrot SLAMdunk Lets Developers Turn Any Drone into a Smart Robot
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19
Ceramic Concrete Design Speakers
Ceramic Concrete Design Speakers
The Stoned Speakers Incorporate Unexpected Design Materials
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18
Connected Children's Wearables
Connected Children's Wearables
The Brillar Smart Watch is Great for Both Kids and Parents
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17
Smartphone-Connected Clothing Irons
Smartphone-Connected Clothing Irons
The Laurastar SMART Iron Lets Users Perform Chores Quicker
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16
Connected Social Treadmills
Connected Social Treadmills
The Nautilus 618 Uses RunSocial to Connect Exercisers with Friends
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15
Smart Rum Bottles
Smart Rum Bottles
Malibu's Smart Product Packaging Integrates Interactive NFC Tags
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14
Interactive Smart Beacon Displays
Interactive Smart Beacon Displays
The Estimote Mirror Can Display Personalized Multimedia Content
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13
High-Sensitivity Smart Scales
High-Sensitivity Smart Scales
This Weight Scale Can Detect the Smallest Changes in Weight
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12
Self-Driving Car Sensors
Self-Driving Car Sensors
This LiDAR Sensor Uses Laser Detectors to Identify Obstacles
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11
Remote Control Bumper Cars
Remote Control Bumper Cars
The 'Galaxy Zega' Toys Pit Miniature Tanks Against One Another
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10
Fingerprint-Scanning Smart Luggage
Fingerprint-Scanning Smart Luggage
The 'E-CASE' Luggage Case Offers Real-Time GPS Tracking
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9
Extensive Smart Security Kits
Extensive Smart Security Kits
The Swann Smart-Series Comes with Several Modules and Applications
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8
Communicative Cyclist Helmets
Communicative Cyclist Helmets
The Sena Smart Bike Helmet Design Connects Riders to One Another
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7
Homeshare Smart Locks
Homeshare Smart Locks
The 'Pin Genie' Front Door Locks are Engineered for Maximum Safety
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6
Intelligent Indoor Microgardens
Intelligent Indoor Microgardens
SproutsIO Makes It Possible to Grow Produce at Home Without Soil
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5
Muscle-Training Shorts
Muscle-Training Shorts
The 'VylyV' Smart Shorts Help Men Tone their Pelvic Floor Muscles
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4
Smart Drink Cubes
Smart Drink Cubes
The 'Martini Smart Cube' Identifies When Another Drink is Needed
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3
Movement-Sensing Pop-Ups
Movement-Sensing Pop-Ups
Kingsmen Projects Has Allowed Brands to Create More Informative Pop-Ups
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2
Touchscreen E-Ink Smartwatches
Touchscreen E-Ink Smartwatches
The Nytec 'Axiom' Smartwatch Device Blends Analog with Digital
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1
Hybrid Tablet Tables
Hybrid Tablet Tables
The CROSS2DESIGN Smart Table Adjusts to Satisfy Different Needs
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