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30 Weather-Sensitive Gadgets

From Personal Forecasters to Intelligent Touchscreen Weather Reports

— May 2, 2010 — Eco
These weather-sensitive gadgets reveal our zest to predict Mother Nature's whims. From Internet-connected personal forecasters that alert us of impending inclement weather to touchscreen tablets that reveal outdoor conditions when they're held up to a window, the technology industry has clearly risen to the occasion.

My favorite weather-sensitive gadgets are the ones embedded in products we're already accustomed to using, like umbrellas or water bottles.

Implications - From personal weather forecasters to all weather iPod controllers, products that are able to help us better understand the weather and make predictions for it. As well, technological advances will help in aiding preparation and acting when a natural disaster occurs and affects worldwide.
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Activity
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Controlling the Weather (UPDATE)
Controlling the Weather (UPDATE)
Beijing to Use Rockets to Stop Rain for Olympics
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29
Wiimote Weather Forecasts
Wiimote Weather Forecasts
Houston Newscaster Changes Slides, Plays Tennis
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28
Personal Weather Forecasters
Personal Weather Forecasters
The Intelligent 'Weather Station' by Callum Livingstone
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27
In-Dash Weathermen
In-Dash Weathermen
BMW's Precipitation Radar Adds Weather Reports to GPS Console
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26
Hurricane Weather Simulator
Hurricane Weather Simulator
Disney's New StormStruck Exhibit
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25
Presidential Weather Predictors
Presidential Weather Predictors
The Obama Weather Website Gives a Sweet Forecast
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24
Personal Weather Stations
Personal Weather Stations
The Giovannoni Weather Station
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23
Sanyo's WaterProof HDTV
Sanyo's WaterProof HDTV
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22
Weather Station Bracelets
Weather Station Bracelets
Oregon Scientific Weather Watch
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21
All Weather iPod Controller
All Weather iPod Controller
Belkin SportCommand
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20
Wireless Weather Apparel
Wireless Weather Apparel
Valerie Lamontagne Creates Dresses That Change Based on Weather
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19
Twitter Weather Updates
Twitter Weather Updates
Toronto Weatherman Informs Wired Citizens With Twitter Updates
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18
Magnetic Rain Gear
Magnetic Rain Gear
The Double Sided Umbrella Fastens No Matter Which Way You Roll
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17
Rain Drop Music Players
Rain Drop Music Players
The Snowdrop MP3 Player Easily Stores Headphone Cords
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16
Green Rainwater Savers
Green Rainwater Savers
RainTube Offers Gutter Protection & Water Storage
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15
Flying Rain Collectors
Flying Rain Collectors
The Water Catchers Purifies Natural Water Flows
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14
Apple Stalks iPhone Users
Apple Stalks iPhone Users
Weather & Stocks Apps As Spy Tools
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13
Rude Forecasting
Rude Forecasting
Site Gives You Bad Weather Using F-Bombs
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12
Trend Forecast Maps
Trend Forecast Maps
Geography by Innovation is Better Than the Weather Network
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11
Old School Weather Monitors
Old School Weather Monitors
Sputnik Barometer Weather Station with Steampunk Look
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10
Condensation-Harvesting Water Batteries
Condensation-Harvesting Water Batteries
Groasis Waterboxx Makes Growing Trees in Deserts Possible
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9
Smart Tablets
Smart Tablets
Clear 'Concept Internet Search Device' (UPDATE)
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8
Rain Filtering Umbrellas
Rain Filtering Umbrellas
The Filterbrella
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7
Gadget Friendly Gloves
Gadget Friendly Gloves
iTWYF Stylus Gloves Enable All-Weather Electronic Use
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6
Weather Predicting Mobiles
Weather Predicting Mobiles
The Window Phone Displays the Conditions Outside
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5
Shoulder Umbrellas
Shoulder Umbrellas
DROP Solves the Problem of Awkward Grocery Carrying
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4
Small Scale Water Harvesting
Small Scale Water Harvesting
'Petal Drops' Repurposes Plastic Bottles for Rain Collection
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3
Eco-Friendly Umbrella Dryers
Eco-Friendly Umbrella Dryers
The Rain Wipe
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2
Rain Drop Collectors
Rain Drop Collectors
Eco-Conscious Golden Design for Rain Water Harvesting
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1
Canopy-Free Umbrellas
Canopy-Free Umbrellas
The Air Umbrella is a Wind-Powered, Eco-Friendly Rain Protector
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