Piano Doorbell Turns the FedEx Guy Into a Virtuoso

Musical doorbells are annoying enough, but what if you gave your visitors the freedom to express themselves creatively? That's exactly what designer Li Jian had in mind when he came up with the Pianobell. Unless you are friends with a lot of talented musicians, I don't see much of an upside here. On the other hand, it… » 8/08/08 5:50pm 8/08/08 5:50pm

Waleli's GSM Doorbell Links Your Door to Your Phone

If you're tired of forgetting your keys—or your roommates forgetting their keys—get the GSM doorbell and you'll never have to worry again. It mounts onto your door, and when rung, calls a pre-programmed number. Punch in a key-code in your phone and the door unlocks automatically. Never get up from your chair again. » 10/09/06 6:15pm 10/09/06 6:15pm

All-Seeing Recordable Reminder Doorbell Plays Back Greets

Here's a device category that's been left largely untapped: the doorbell. The Recordable Reminder Doorbell uses a motion sensor to either sound a conventional chime or play back your own recorded greeting. Movement within six to 12 feet of this voluptuously-shaped device triggers your choice of chime or greets. Say… » 3/20/06 1:07pm 3/20/06 1:07pm