What is KoolThings?
KoolThings is an innovative system consisting of KoolWand
and is expandable with optional KoolSensors.
Clip KoolWand to your laptop or valuables (purse, gear) and get instantly alerted (via notification messaging to your phone) when someone attempts to move it. Conversely, KoolWand's buzzer will go off if somebody moves your smartphone.
Place KoolWand in your child’s pocket and be alerted if he/she wanders too far.
Attach KoolWand to your keys and never lose them again. Your Smartphone can trigger KoolWand‘s alarm to locate them.
If you misplace the Smartphone instead, KoolWand can also track and find it by sounding the phone's alarm tone.
Lose an item tagged with KoolWand and our KoolWand community automatically helps locate your lost item "behind the scenes." Its last known GPS location is also saved to help narrow the search.
As your child gets home, KoolBridge sends a notification and a snapped photo (by an optional iOS device such as iPod touch) to your smart phone. A peace of mind.
Attach KoolWand onto any door and get alerted when that door is opened. "Facetime" an iPod Touch at home to view or record the event: an instant Security Camera System with very simple setup. Also great for saying hi to your pets when nobody is at home! A KoolThings Exclusive!
Place KoolBridge in the baby’s room and your smartphone becomes a
Using Siri/Google Voice, KoolBridge lets you voice command your
Smart Home: “Turn on Philips Hue LED in living room”, “Set NEST ther- mostat to 65 degree”, or “Play Skyfall by Adele on kitchen stereo”.
With infrared (IR) learning capability and easy sharing between tablets and smartphones, KoolWand transforms your Smartphone into the ultimate remote control with Macro for your Home Entertainment System. The advanced features of gesture controls (swiping on phone's touchscreen, or tapping on KoolWand) and voice commands via Google
Skip a song or adjust the music volume on your smartphone "hands free" with KoolWand gesture control. Great feature to have where it’s illegal to handle a phone while driving!
Smile… Use KoolWand as a remote control and trigger your Smartphone camera to snap a photo. Also works with Nikon, Canon,...
DSLR cameras with
Stream music wirelessly from your Smartphone/Cloud onto any sound system at home with KoolBridge. We call this feature "AirDroidPlay" as it supports both Android and Apple iOS (similar to Apple AirPlay)
Attach a USB drive containing your music library to KoolBridge and have access to all your playlists in one place. Can play music on your stereo while streaming your photos/videos from USB drive (or even the cloud such as Facebook photos) to your phone/tablet.
How about playing your smartphone music wirelessly onto the car sound system via KoolBridge with KoolWand's gesture control?
Plug a KoolBridge to each room‘s sound system and create an instant
KoolBridge also plays music in sync with flashing Philips HUE LED's or other LED light strips creating a Vegas Bellagio light show experience.
Health and Fitness
KoolWand tracks your steps, distance run to inspire you to get fit.
For extra motivation, KoolWand works with KoolApp "GymDJ" to speed up your music tempo automatically as you run faster or exercise at higher heart rate (with optional Wahoo heart rate strap). A KoolWand Exclusive!
Used as a TV remote, KoolWand controls how much TV time you get based on whether you have reached your exercise goal for the day. SImilarly, with KoolWand attached to a violin or piano's pedal/ soundboard, you can monitor your (or your kid's) daily music practice time, and get reward with TV or Video game time accordingly. Patent Pending .
Like a Magic Wand...
The possibilities are truly endless...
Many more KoolFeatures and KoolAccessories (KoolMotionSensor, Integrated
With our open SDK availability, we are confident that KoolThings will have more innovative applications with creative inputs from backers and developers. We therefore invite you to share with us what is “wanded” through our open platform. After all, it is the magical
“I am thrilled to see the integration of our PIC® microcontrollers in the KoolThings
“Bluetooth smart devices such as the KoolThings system make the connected lifestyle a reality,” said Sid Shaw, worldwide business and marketing manager, Wireless Connectivity Solutions, Texas In- struments (TI). “We are excited that TI’s
Bluetooth low energy technology is part of this innovative system that helps users get the most out of their connected devices while making them easier to manage.”