SMARTHOME ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCT LINE OF FUN AND EDUCATIONAL GADGETS FOR KIDS

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SMARTHOME ANNOUNCES NEW


PRODUCT LINE OF FUN AND EDUCATIONAL


GADGETS FOR KIDS


         IRVINE, Calif., Mar. 3, 2003 - Smarthome, Inc., the world's leading designer, manufacturer and online retailer of home automation products, today introduced its new SmarthomeKids line of automated gizmos and gadgets designed specifically for kids.

         Today, kids begin interacting with technology at an early age and many are more tech-savvy than their parents," Matt Dean, vice president of marketing and sales for Smarthome, Inc. "SmarthomeKids line of products offers kids and parents smart, fun and educational alternatives to traditional toys and video games."

         The following are among the products available from SmarthomeKids special online page www.smarthome.com/smkids.html or at 1-800-SMARTHOME.

         Lights Off Remote Control Light Switch - This product is ideal for children who are afraid of the dark or get out of bed in the middle of the night. Kids can turn on overhead lights or lamps from the safety and comfort of their bed. Installation takes minutes and no hardwiring is required. Price: $19.99

         Keep Out Doorknob Motion Sensor - The Keep Out? Doorknob Motion Sensor is an easy-to-use security device allowing kids to protect their rooms from siblings and other unwelcome guests. The motion sensor device simply hooks on doorknobs, desk drawer handles, even backpacks, and sounds an alarm when tampering is detected. Access to the room is granted only to those possessing the self-assigned secret code. Price: $29.99

         Water Talkies - This product allows kids to talk to each other under water. Voices can be heard by anyone in the pool up to 15 feet away. The Water Talkies were invented for kids by a kid and were honored by the National Gallery of Young Inventors. No batteries or wires are necessary. Price: $11.99

         ATM Safe - The ATM Safe is a "tech savvy" electronic savings bank a child can keep in the bedroom. The safe has an automatic dollar bill feeder and coin sorter, making depositing allowance money fun. An ATM card and secret PIN code are necessary to open the safe to withdraw money. The safe keeps track of deposits and withdraws and displays a running balance, helping kids learn to budget their money. An extra ATM card and emergency access key is included in case cards are lost. Price: $37.99

         Talk Time Talking Clock Radio - The Talk Time alarm clock and FM radio not only announces the time when the child claps their hands or touches the radio, it also lets kids or parents record personalized alarm messages. It's a great way to remind kids to bring their lunch to school or wish them a happy birthday. The Talk Time is complete with a light-up display, snooze button and an FM radio with auto-scan. Price: $29.99

About Smarthome, Inc.
Smarthome, Inc. is the world's leading designer, manufacturer and online retailer of home automation products and is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Smarthome's international customer base includes retail customers as well as professional dealer/installers through its SmarthomePro division. Smarthome, Inc. has dedicated itself to making life more convenient, safe and fun. Smarthome's on-line catalog can be found at www.smarthome.com.





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