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11 Smart Innovative Gadgets That Can Prevent Disastrous Situations

Last updated on: August 13, 2015 17:49 IST

#1 Personal Alcohol Tester - Enjoy a party responsibly

Alcohol Tester

Image Courtesy: The Hindu

Buy Personal Alcohol Tester @ Rs 655

According to the revised traffic laws, the person who drives after consuming alcohol beyond the permissible limit will have to bear an extremely heavy penalty along with serving a jail term. Don’t let this happen to you or any of your loved ones!

Use this Personal Alcohol Tester before you chose to drive after a party. If the tester alerts a warning signal, avoid driving under any condition and instead call for a party driver or take a cab.

#2 Food Thermometer - Check whether your food is safe for consumption

Food Thermometer

Buy Food Thermometer @ Rs 499

The temperature of roasted dishes, egg-based desserts and baked dishes needs to be checked before you actually consume them. It can be inferred that the food is properly cooked or overcooked from its temperature. Make sure you cook your food at the right temperatures (Above 60º C on a stove and 74º C in case of a microwave oven)

#3 Car Dashboard Video Recorder – Record everything real-time as it happens

Car Dashboard Video Recorder


Car Video Camcorder

Buy 2.5-inch HD Car LED IR Vehicle DVR Road Dash Video Camera @ Rs 1426

This HD Rotatable LCD Vehicle DVR with 120 degree wide view angle and infrared night vision 6 IR LED light camera captures high definition video and displays it on its 2.5 inch TFT LCD Screen.

The recording can be really useful as it serves as an evidence when you get into trouble such as an accident or robbery.

#4 Digital Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer – Plan your day with ease

Indoor Outdoor Temperature Monitor

Buy Digital Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer @ Rs 789

This digital thermometer lets you plan your day effectively. If the temperature is below a certain limit, you can wear thick clothes. When the temperature is beyond a certain limit, opt for lighter clothes.

#5 Money Detector/Magnifier – Don’t get fooled by fake currency notes

Money Detector Magnifier

Buy Money Detector/Magnifier @ Rs 495

This visiting card shaped device comes with a UV light to detect fake notes. This is an ideal device for anyone and everyone as exchanging money is an everyday task. Even if you receive money when there is darkness around, you can look at it easily as there is an inbuilt LED light in this device which will help you figure whether the money is real or fake.

#6 Ultrasonic Distance Estimator – Fastest and easiest way to measure distance

Accutape Ultrasonic Distance Measurer


Accutape Ultrasonic Distance Measurer

Buy Accutape Ultrasonic Measurer @ Rs 3499

Why climb on ladders or ask someone else to hold the measuring tape when you can measure complex distances quickly and easily? Use this Laser Measurement meter and save time.

This tiny device can instantly measure up to 15 feet (50 meters). You just have to point it towards the desired direction, click and measure. This device is amazingly accurate. It saves the job of two people and improves the efficiency.

#7 Diamond Checker – Identifies whether the diamond is real or fake

Diamond Tester

Buy Diamond Tester @ Rs 2999

This diamond tester, with state-of-the-art technology, assures quick and accurate readings to determine if a stone is a real diamond or a fake. It accurately differentiates diamonds from other materials. The red light will turn on along with a sound if the stone is a real diamond.

#8 Manual Hand Tally Counter – There is no better way to count

Manual Hand Tally Counter

Buy Manual Handheld Tally Counter @ Rs 175

If you are a fitness enthusiast, this manual hand tally counter lets you count the number of laps you ran or walked. This handheld counter also allows you to count shlokas or mantras you chant on a regular basis.

#9 Satellite Signal Finder – Enjoy amazing clarity in TV viewing

Satellite Signal Finder

Buy Satellite Signal Finder @ Rs 512

Angle finder for dish antenna is used to find the signal strength of the satellite signal. It also indicates the strength of the signal. Connect to your LNB and receiver to the satellite finder to track the clearest setting for the satellite you wish to tune to. LNB is the device on the front of a satellite dish that receives the very low level microwave signal from the satellite, amplifies it, changes the signals to a lower frequency band and sends them down the cable to the indoor receiver.

#10 Nap Zapper Alarm – Keeps you alert while driving

Nap Zapper


Nap Zapper

Buy Nap Zapper Alarm @ Rs 399

The Nap Zapper is an anti-drowsy alarm designed to raise driver’s awareness of momentary lapses caused by sleepiness and tiredness. Wear behind the right ear. As the drivers head nods below a preset angle, it emits a loud alarm signal alerting the driver to stay awake. The Nap Zapper is not only designed for drivers, it is perfect for people who need to be on full alert while on duty such as security guards, machine operator, and even students who need to work on their posture.

#11 Three to One (3 to 1) Composite AV Signal Switch – A must have for every drawing room

3 to 1 RCA Composite

Buy 3 to 1 RCA Composite @ Rs 1253

This is a 3 to 1 Composite AV Signal Switch w/ RCA AV cable. It shares one TV with 3 different sources. No need to unplug and plug in wires when changing from game consoles, DVD players, RCA players, and even digital camcorders. It is designed to provide sharp, clear audio and video for your home theater system.



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