9 cool objects from the Internet of Things

WeMo Maker

Belkin’s Maker Kit is part of the WeMo lineup and is for more advanced DIYers. The module can be used to power any device you can control with a DC switch remotely, such as motors, sprinkler systems and antennas. It also allows you to monitor 5V DC sensors using your mobile device. It goes on sale later this spring.

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By Teena Maddox

Teena Maddox is a Senior Editor at TechRepublic, covering hardware devices, IoT, smart cities and wearables. She ties together the style and substance of tech. Teena has spent 20-plus years writing business and features for publications including Peo...