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Weatherman smart umbrella

The Weatherman smart umbrella was designed by meterologist Rick Reichmuth. It pairs with the Pebblebee Bluetooth tracker to detect the forecast and gives alerts when you need to remember to bring your umbrella along. The tracker also ensures that your umbrella won't get lost.

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Teena Maddox is a Senior Writer 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...