If you must know what Mother Nature’s dishing up on the home front while you’re away, you probably need Oregon Scientific’s LW301 Anywhere Weather Kit. Capable of sharing both real-time and historical weather data via your smartphone or computer, it monitors the following: barometric pressure, temperature, humidity, rainfall, wind speed and wind direction. Throw in an optional UV sensor and you can measure that, too.
This plug ’n play device supports up to eight temperature humidity sensors, allowing you to collect data from different locations (the kit comes with only one). Android and iOS apps let you share your data with friends, and deliver alerts to your smartphone. Price: about R3 000. Contact Oregon Scientific on 021-508 4700 or visit www.oregonscientific.co.za