POM, short for Assurance, is a new Kickstarter task providing Bluetooth and GPS-based monitoring tag options. The basic POM is a monitoring gadget that connects to the iPhone using Bluetooth LE and connects to various points– pets, kids, valuables, and more.
Considerably like comparable monitoring items such as Tile and Duet, the little, square-shaped Bluetooth POM tag tracks people, animals, and objects over brief proximities as much as 300 feet. For tracking things over much longer distances, there’s additionally the Overall POM, which makes use of Bluetooth, Cellular, and GPS.
POM and Total POM is a tiny, square monitoring tag, smaller sized than a crucial fob that affixes to your pet dog’s dog collar, could be used on the wrist, or connected to your crucial ring or purse. Conceal it inside your bag, your computer case, your golf club bag, your travel suitcase, your guitar. Wear it as a bracelet for children and at-risk adults.
Both the POM and the Overall POM use disposable electric batteries, with the POM providing a 3 year electric battery life expectations and the Total POM providing up to one year of electric battery life relying on how often it is used. The trackers connect to a complementary iPhone application, which offers features like sound alerts when a marked product goes out of range and a “Last Place” option that marks the last recognized location of a things. The tags also consist of functions like leashing, an accelerometer to recognize if an item actions, and a temperature gauge.
There’s likewise a POM Link, which connects to house or office net and behaves as a constant surveillance beacon to create a “protection area” letting users understand when a product goes out of variety, which is particularly beneficial for the shorter-range Bluetooth tags.
The standard Bluetooth-based POM will retail for $$ 25, however is offered at $$ 15 for the initial 250 Kickstarter backers, and $$ 20 for the very first 500 backers. Total POM, with GPS, is readily available to the first 500 Kickstarter backers for $$ 99, with one year of solution consisted of, or $$ 120 with two years included. After the free support service has finished, Total POM expenses $$ 20 annually to utilize.
POM Link, the base terminal able to track POM tags, is available to backers for $$ 249. A bracelet will also be offered if a stretch goal of $$ 250,000 is reached.
A limited number of POMs are expected to deliver in December of 2014, with the remainder shipping in March of 2015. The POM Link will certainly deliver in April of 2015.