NoiseAware sound sensor to help Airbnb hosts prevent guests from having party
NoiseAware’s sensor will notify Airbnb host if it senses the guest is having a party.
If chance is being given to Airbnb hosts to list their fears, they would mention “guests throwing a party and creating damages” at the resident is the worst part of hosting someone in the house. NoiseAware device line of internet-connected noise sensors is here to take away fears of Airbnb hosts. The company just released a newly updated third- generation lineup that offers an outdoor sensor for the first time through The Next Web.
It is not a great idea as a host to leave internet connected microphones “ON” in your apartment, or the whole house if you have the most basic level of respect for the privacy of your guests. NoiseAware’s sensors are much capable of tracking overall noise levels, which is why it will send a notification to the host that things are getting Boom when the decibel level reaches a certain point for a sustained period.
“The NoiseAware’s Gen 3 device is a sound sensor rather than microphones, and it does not record audio for respecting guest’s privacy.”
One of the additions in the updated lineup is a battery-powered outdoor model that can help you listen to any aspiring pool party. The Indoor version is to be plugged into a standard wall socket also makes a return from previous generations, and it can now detect if the guest tries to tamper with it.
NoiseAware’s lineup is also a part of home security problem solving that are using sound rather than sight to keep one’s house safer. Earlier this year, UK-based Hive released the Hub 360 which is a smart speaker-sized device that’s able to detect and listen for specific sounds like glass smashing and smoke alarms.
Yes, the most listening device people have set in their homes is the Amazon Echo, which is the company’s attempt at offering home sound security and is expected to launch before the end of 2018. The device is designed to listen for some specific warning sounds like alarms or smashing glass.
The device is available to pre-order directly from the company, and it will start shipping next month (November 2018). The indoor sensor is available for $199 (after an introductory price of $149) while the outdoor is available bundled with the indoor version for $298. Although, it will initially be available for $223. After getting the device, you will need to factor in a subscription to the monitoring service, which will only cost you $99 per year.
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