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Top 100 Gadget Trends in March

From Autonomous Film Drones to Wearable Keyboards

— March 24, 2018 — Tech
Especially after looking at the panoply of devices and products among the March 2018 gadget trends, it's odd to think that gadgets simply didn't exist at one point. If one defines a gadget as something that operates through technological manipulation — or even more specifically, electronic technological manipulation — then gadgets as a category have only really been around for about a century, if that.

Regardless of gadgets' ontology, today's products are dazzling. The Skydio R1, for example, is a drone that automatically keeps itself at the right distance and pace to record footage of a moving subject, making it capable of recording anything from a cycling excursion to a trip through the ski park. Further, the Oton smart glasses can analyze text in the real world and read it directly to its wearer — an obvious benefit for people with vision impairments.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Targeted Smoke Sensors
Targeted Smoke Sensors
The FAAST XT Uses Piping to Monitor Multiple Areas Simltaneously
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99
Multipurpose Drone Power Stations
Multipurpose Drone Power Stations
The Energen 'DroneMax 360' Charges Drones, Laptops and More
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98
Automated Family Recording Cameras
Automated Family Recording Cameras
The 'Bloom Smart' Camera System Effortlessly Captures Moments
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97
Impressive SSD Drives
Impressive SSD Drives
Western Digital Has Released a Wireless SSD Drive Built for Travelers
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96
Modular Brewing Appliances
Modular Brewing Appliances
The PicoBrew Z Series Offers a Modular Design for All Users
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95
Collaborative Audio Accessories
Collaborative Audio Accessories
UNDEFEATED and Beats by Dre Debuted a Collaborative Collection
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94
Modernized Retro Sound Systems
Modernized Retro Sound Systems
The Revo SuperCD Has an Antiquated Design that Streams Music
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93
Hybrid Cloud Storage Drives
Hybrid Cloud Storage Drives
The 'Hello Space' Drive Merges Functionalities for Optimal Usage
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92
Electronic High-Tech Jackets
Electronic High-Tech Jackets
Nokia's High-Tech Jacket is Designed Specifically for Rescue Workers
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91
Palm-Sized Portable Security Sensors
Palm-Sized Portable Security Sensors
The 'Duo' Sensor Can be Brought and Used Anywhere
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90
Smartphone Storage Expansion Chargers
Smartphone Storage Expansion Chargers
The 'GOSPACE' Offers 5G Connectivity and Wireless Charging
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89
Quad-Driver Headphones
Quad-Driver Headphones
The Brainwavz B400 Audiophile Headphones Offer Full-Spectrum Sound Quality
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88
Autonomous Filming Drones
Autonomous Filming Drones
The Skydio R1 Uses Innovative Tech to Improve Autonomous Drones
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87
Secure Person-Tracking Wearables
Secure Person-Tracking Wearables
The 'StayTogether' Smartwatch Keeps You in Touch with Loved Ones
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86
Smart Speaker Coasters
Smart Speaker Coasters
Pad & Quill's 'Leather HomePod Coaster' Protects Furniture
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85
Battery Life Extenders
Battery Life Extenders
The Batteroo Extends Disposable Batteries' Lives Up to Six Times
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84
Battery-Free Bike Lights
Battery-Free Bike Lights
Arara is the Bicycle Lighting System That Will Never Need a Battery
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83
Cost-Effective Smart Home Controllers
Cost-Effective Smart Home Controllers
The ControlAny 'BEAK' Makes Everything in Your Home Smarter
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82
Animal-Shaped Fire Detectors
Animal-Shaped Fire Detectors
'Flow Amsterdam' Offers Fire Detectors Suited to Children's Rooms
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81
Device-Unifying Home Controllers
Device-Unifying Home Controllers
The Atmos Smart Home Manages All Your Devices from One Spot
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80
Advanced Analytical Soccer Wearables
Advanced Analytical Soccer Wearables
Catapult's PLAYERTEK Takes 2.25 Million Data Points Per Match
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79
Reactive Music Lighting Controllers
Reactive Music Lighting Controllers
The 'BeeboBox' Lets You Create Immersive Experiences
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78
Nighttime Smartphone Docks
Nighttime Smartphone Docks
The 'MoDi' Dock Helps Users Get an Uninterrupted Sleep
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77
Motion-Sensing Bike Lights
Motion-Sensing Bike Lights
The Lucnt SRL1 Focuses on the Bigger Picture for Bike Safety
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76
Comprehensive Monitoring Security Cameras
Comprehensive Monitoring Security Cameras
The Samsung 'SmartCam A1' Security Camera is Advanced
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75
Allergen-Eliminating Car Purifiers
Allergen-Eliminating Car Purifiers
The Philips 'GoPure' Air Purifier Eliminates Odors and More
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74
Beechwood-Crafted Speakers
Beechwood-Crafted Speakers
Nendo Uses Coiled Beechwood to Create the Transparent Bunaco Speakers
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73
Sophisticated AR Eyewear
Sophisticated AR Eyewear
These Conceptual Apple Glasses are Stylishly Functional
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72
Brainwave-Interpreting Controllers
Brainwave-Interpreting Controllers
The 'Mr. ESP 1' Uses Brainwaves to Maintain Controls
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71
Voice Assistant Speaker Mounts
Voice Assistant Speaker Mounts
The 'This Mini' Google Home Mini Outlet Mount is Simple to Install
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70
AR Basketball Experiences
AR Basketball Experiences
Magic Leap and the NBA are Debuting AR Sports Viewing
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69
Body Composition-Tracking Wearables
Body Composition-Tracking Wearables
The 'AURA Band' Fitness Wearable Accelerates Healthy Living
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68
Designer Stone Device Chargers
Designer Stone Device Chargers
The Mikol Marble Wireless Charging Pad is Stylistically Chic
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67
Flatpack Clothing Irons
Flatpack Clothing Irons
This Iron Concept Boasts a Streamlined Design to Increase Efficiency
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66
Auto-Ranging Hunter Accessories
Auto-Ranging Hunter Accessories
The Garmin Xero A1i Increases Your Agility When Hunting
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65
Digitized Mathematics Devices
Digitized Mathematics Devices
The iBrain Digital Abacus Teaches Math, Coding and More
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64
Smartphone-Powered Scooters
Smartphone-Powered Scooters
Archos' Citee Connect Runs on Android Oreo
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63
Self-Ordering Coffee Machines
Self-Ordering Coffee Machines
The illy Y5 DRS is Integrated with Amazon Dash for Easy Reordering
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62
Time-Tracking Dodecahedrons
Time-Tracking Dodecahedrons
TimeFlip is a Customizable, Simple and Tangible Time-Tracking Gadget
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61
Real-Time 3D Scanners
Real-Time 3D Scanners
Fraunhofer IGD's 3D Scanning System Instantly Reveals Insights
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60
Feline Movement-Alerting Devices
Feline Movement-Alerting Devices
The 'Digibell' Cat Bell Alerts Prey of an Impending Attack
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59
Directional Speaker Devices
Directional Speaker Devices
The 'CAPSO' Speaker is Ideal for Those Who Don't Like Headphones
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58
All-In-One Device Hubs
All-In-One Device Hubs
The Altice One Brings a Modem, Router and Streaming Box into One Devcie
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57
Long-Lasting Sport Smartwatches
Long-Lasting Sport Smartwatches
The Amazfit BIP Offers Over 30 Days of Battery Life on One Charge
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56
Professional eSports Athlete Keyboards
Professional eSports Athlete Keyboards
The Logitech G Pro Gaming Keyboard is Lightning Fast
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55
Customizable PC Keyboards
Customizable PC Keyboards
The 'TouchPad' Lets Users Personalize the Functionality
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54
Cloud-Connected Writing Utensils
Cloud-Connected Writing Utensils
The NeoLAB Neo Smartpen M1 Digitizes All of Your Written Work
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53
Speedy Qi-Enabled Chargers
Speedy Qi-Enabled Chargers
The 'Plux' Charger Powers Up All Your Apple Devices at Once
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52
Pixelated Pocket-Sized Smart Lights
Pixelated Pocket-Sized Smart Lights
The Witti Design 'DOTTI' Light Enables Personalization
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51
Vehicular Cabin Air Cleaners
Vehicular Cabin Air Cleaners
The Blueair 'Cabin Air' Purifier Removes Particles and More
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50
Voice Assistant Sunrise Clocks
Voice Assistant Sunrise Clocks
The Vobot 'Halo' Keeps Your Morning Routine Efficient and Healthy
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49
Real-Time Aquatic Sport Trackers
Real-Time Aquatic Sport Trackers
The Phlex 'EDGE' Swim Tracker Monitors Heart Rate and More
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48
Wire-Free Solar Security Cameras
Wire-Free Solar Security Cameras
The Reolink Argus 2 Works with an Accompanying Solar Panel
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47
Bee Survival Aid Devices
Bee Survival Aid Devices
Bee Hospital Helps the Declining Bee Population Adapt to Urban Cities
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46
Retro Wooden Speakers
Retro Wooden Speakers
The Muzen OTR Wood Bluetooth Speaker is Handmade and Retro-Chic
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45
Wireless Smart Stethoscopes
Wireless Smart Stethoscopes
The StethoMe Lets Users Check a Child's Pulse with Ease
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44
Armband Diabetes Management Wearables
Armband Diabetes Management Wearables
The 'ARMC' Wearable Acts as an Artificial Pancreas
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43
Workout-Enhancing Earbuds
Workout-Enhancing Earbuds
The AXUM GEAR Headphones Offer Impressive Bass and Durability
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42
Stress-Lowering Breathing Devices
Stress-Lowering Breathing Devices
The 'Breathe with b' System Helps You Manage Feelings and Focus
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41
Streamlined Foldable Hair Dryers
Streamlined Foldable Hair Dryers
The 'HIFIVE' Hair Dryer Stabilizes Itself on Flat Surfaces
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40
Customizable 3D-Printed Speakers
Customizable 3D-Printed Speakers
The 'OWA' Speaker Plays Music and Illuminates Your Space
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39
Personalized Skincare Systems
Personalized Skincare Systems
Philips' 'Skincare Assessment Kit' Delivers Tailored Insights
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38
Premium Wood Turntables
Premium Wood Turntables
The Audiowood X Uncrate Barky Turntable is Beautifully Handmade
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37
Party-Focused Electronics
Party-Focused Electronics
IKEA and Teenage Engineering Collaborate to Craft the FREKVENS Line
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36
Multi-Media Composing Desks
Multi-Media Composing Desks
The Laptop Dock Studio is an All-in-One Music Composing Station
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35
Magnetic Power Outlet Adapters
Magnetic Power Outlet Adapters
The 'TUG' Breaks Cleanly Away if You Trip or Pull on the Cord
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34
Smart Text-Reading Glasses
Smart Text-Reading Glasses
The 'Oton' Smart Glasses Dictates Fine Print or Foreign Languages
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33
Contemporary Jewelry Headphones
Contemporary Jewelry Headphones
The 'OD' Earphones Have Character and Durable Functionality
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32
Pocket-Sized Gaming Devices
Pocket-Sized Gaming Devices
The 'PocketSprite tiny Game Boy' Brings Nostalgia in a Mini Package
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31
Smart Leather Gloves
Smart Leather Gloves
The NAPOSPY App Connects to a Pair of Touchscreen Gloves
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30
Educational Toy Rental Services
Educational Toy Rental Services
'STEMtrunk' Lets Parents Rent New STEM Toys for Their Young Ones
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29
Minimalist Magnetic Smartphone Chargers
Minimalist Magnetic Smartphone Chargers
The Conceptual 'Cling' Portable Power Bank is Qi-Enabled
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28
Notification-Based Smart Glasses
Notification-Based Smart Glasses
The Vaunt Smart Glasses Focus on Smartphones and Notifications
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27
Pressurized Tooth Care Devices
Pressurized Tooth Care Devices
The 'Pocket Flosser' Enables Oral Care in a Pain-Free Manner
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26
Full-Color 3D Printers
Full-Color 3D Printers
The First HP 3D Printers are Already Changing the Way Printers Handle Color
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25
Intelligent Ink Pens
Intelligent Ink Pens
The 'Pen+ Ellipse' is Compatible with Moleskine's Smart Writing Set
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24
Connected Lightbulb Cameras
Connected Lightbulb Cameras
The 'LightCam' Lightbulb Security Camera is Simple to Install
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23
Light Therapy Alarm Clocks
Light Therapy Alarm Clocks
The Philips 'Somneo' Helps You Fall Asleep and Wake Up Naturally
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22
Halotherapy Air Purifiers
Halotherapy Air Purifiers
The Salin Plus Salt Therapy Air Purifier Emits Negative Ions and More
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21
Cyclist Smartphone Cases
Cyclist Smartphone Cases
The Periscope Smartphone Action Camera Case is Highly Functional
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20
Sleek Marijuana Pens
Sleek Marijuana Pens
The Uncrate Highlighter Plus Combines Stylish Design with Amazing Hybrid Oil
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19
Health-Monitoring Smart Skins
Health-Monitoring Smart Skins
This E-Skin by the University of Tokyo Connects Patients and Doctors
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18
Ergonomically Adaptive Earphones
Ergonomically Adaptive Earphones
The 'Iris' Headphones are Inspired by Two Different Designs
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17
Color-Changing Ski Goggles
Color-Changing Ski Goggles
Oakley's Prizm React Goggles Give Users the Ability to Change Tints
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16
Convient Computer Accessory Hubs
Convient Computer Accessory Hubs
The iMac Clamp Hub by Satechi Puts All Accessories in One Place
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15
Flying 3D Printers
Flying 3D Printers
DediBot's Conceptual 'Fly Elephant' Printer is Not Limited by Size Constraints
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14
Pain-Alleviating Infrared Foot Treatments
Pain-Alleviating Infrared Foot Treatments
This LED Food Pain Reliever Uses NASA Technology
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13
Deep-Cleansing Pet Bathers
Deep-Cleansing Pet Bathers
The 'PetScrub' Removes Debris and Freshens a Dog's Fur
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12
Phone-Charging Projection Clocks
Phone-Charging Projection Clocks
This Projection Alarm Clock Projects the Time On Your Ceiling
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11
Lip-Plumping Beauty Tools
Lip-Plumping Beauty Tools
ReVive Makes One's Lips More Plump, Reduces Creases and Boosts Collagen
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10
Portable Indoor Eco Lanterns
Portable Indoor Eco Lanterns
The 'Loight' Lantern Prevents the Need for Different Light Fixtures
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9
Hanger-Inspired Closet Lights
Hanger-Inspired Closet Lights
The 'Luminous Hanger' Brightens Up Dark Closets
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8
User-Friendly Complex Cameras
User-Friendly Complex Cameras
By Using Design Elements, the Lytro Lüm Hopes to Entice Novice Users
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7
Stylish Organizational Desk Accessories
Stylish Organizational Desk Accessories
The 'LAY' Organizer Charges Devices and Holds Essentials
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6
Sticky Tape Solar Panels
Sticky Tape Solar Panels
The 'Energy Tape' Concept Offers a Portable, Reusable Design
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5
Mental State-Tracking Wearables
Mental State-Tracking Wearables
The Conceptual 'AURA' Wearable Detects for Emotional Issues
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4
Travel-Friendly Security Cameras
Travel-Friendly Security Cameras
The 'EYEBALL' Security Cameras Let You Monitor Any Environment
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3
Transformative E-Bike Wheels
Transformative E-Bike Wheels
The EvoWheel Can Turn Any Bike into an E-Bike in Less Than 30 Seconds
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2
Smart Pet Water Bowls
Smart Pet Water Bowls
The 'WOOFBOWL' Keeps an Eye on Water Level and Temperature
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1
Wearable Finger Keyboards
Wearable Finger Keyboards
The 'Tap Now' Wearable Keyboard Can Turn Any Surface into a Keyboard
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