X

Notion’s multitalented watchdog will monitor your home

This one little puck has a lot of different sensors packed into it.

andrewgebhart.jpg
andrewgebhart.jpg
Andrew Gebhart
notion-product-photos-4.jpg
1 of 9 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

A Notion for smart home safety

The Notion sensor sticks to your door, wall, or ceiling. It'll sense when the door opens, when the alarm sounds, when the temperature spikes, or if the water leaks. 

notion-product-photos-1.jpg
2 of 9 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

The sensor

For $220, you can buy a three-pack of sensors with the necessary bridge to connect them to the cloud. 

966
3 of 9 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

The bridge

Here's Notion's bridge. Find a central location to plug it in. 

notion-product-photos-3.jpg
4 of 9 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

A look inside

The sensors run on a coin battery that should last one to two years. 

screen-shot-2017-06-06-at-1-01-54-pm
5 of 9 Screenshots by Andrew Gebhart/CNET

Getting set

Setup is pretty simple, and you can choose what you want your sensor to monitor. 

screen-shot-2017-06-06-at-1-08-13-pm
6 of 9 Screenshot by Andrew Gebhart/CNET

The app

Once you're up and running, you can check on each sensor via the app and customize notifications.

notion-product-photos-5.jpg
7 of 9 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

Watching your door

Notion sent notifications quickly whenever the door opened. 

notion-product-photos-2.jpg
8 of 9 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

Ready for the flood

It uses probes on the bottom of the sensor to detect water. 

notion-product-photos-6.jpg
9 of 9 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

A simple Notion

Though it looks unassuming, one simple Notion sensor can do a lot. 

More Galleries

2022's Best TV Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More
John Cena attends Warner Bros. premiere of The Suicide Squad, in costume as Peacemaker.

2022's Best TV Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More

95 Photos
US Air Force at 75: These Are the Aircraft It's Flown
110403-f-ka253-155

US Air Force at 75: These Are the Aircraft It's Flown

45 Photos
The Best Games on Nintendo Switch in 2022
zelda-cnet-2.jpg

The Best Games on Nintendo Switch in 2022

36 Photos
Toyota C-HR Prologue Sharpens Up the Small SUV
Toyota C-HR Prologue

Toyota C-HR Prologue Sharpens Up the Small SUV

11 Photos
The 51 Best VR Games
astro-bot-rescue-mission-screen-02-ps4-us-18may18

The 51 Best VR Games

53 Photos
Movies Coming in 2022 From Marvel, Netflix, DC and More
thor4

Movies Coming in 2022 From Marvel, Netflix, DC and More

85 Photos
2024 Acura Integra Type S Looks Sharp in Camouflage
2024 Acura Integra Type S

2024 Acura Integra Type S Looks Sharp in Camouflage

9 Photos