‘Tis almost the season for giving, and this year has given us more reasons than ever to remember our friends and loved ones. Perhaps you have an avid gardener in your family, or an early adopter gadget geek whose garage isn’t quite all the way full yet. If either of these gift-giving scenarios sound familiar, or you have anyone for whom it’s hard to buy, IoT for All is here to help with our 2020 IoT Gift Guide .
Our editors have spent hours
playing with evaluating this list of cool IoT-enabled gifts and have determined conclusively that they rule. If you want to be the coolest gifter on the Holiday Zoom, read on, dear friends. And have a happy and safe holiday, from all of us at IoT for All.
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Twinkly LED Strings – Generation II
Twinkly’s string lights combine adjustable RGB, RGB + W, and AWW LED lights that are both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled to be controlled in users’ hands via their smartphone application.
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Within Twinkly’s app, users can select the color, animation, and design projected on the lights displayed inside or outside of their home. The lights can also be connected to smart home assistants such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant for easy management. Additionally, Twinkly devices can be synchronized together in groups (up to 4000 LEDs or 10 devices – in good wi-fi coverage) for impressive scenery installations.
The world may not be ready yet for Wall-E or Baymax, but the next best thing might just be the Roybi Robot. This AI-powered educational smart toy for children 3 and up is focused on language learning and basic STEM. Check it out.
Named one of the Best Inventions of 2019 by TIME Magazine, Ryobi has more than 500 lessons across topics in math, science, space, tech, habitats, geography and more. Parents and educators get regular smart reports to track learning progress and they can even play, schedule, and check their lessons on companion mobile apps.