Startup: World's First WiFi Intrusion Sensor

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Mar 18, 2014

Intrusion motion sensors have remained relatively static for years, but one startup wants to make them go IP and intelligent.

Zwobbx is raising money to deliver on a sensor that not only detects motion, but also flashlights, temperature swings, and smoke, but also triggers lights or even sprinkler systems to turn on.

Will this startup succeed? Will they render existing motion sensors obsolete?  We look closer at the device in this note.

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