Penny pinchers rejoice! The Wattson displays your total power usage. Installation is simple and no professional needed. Just install the ‘sensor’ at the home’s electricity supply and then carry the handheld wireless display wherever you go. Turn on the good old hair dryer and watch the numbers spike. The display has two modes: Wattage usage or money per year you’d spend for the appliances turned on. Lastly, the Wattson can be plugged into a computer and its information uploaded to the Internet where you can share consumption, tips and tricks.
DIY Kyoto Device [MakeZine]
Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."