Refrigerator / Freezer Temperature Sensor

I would like to see Wyze innovate with a long-life (lithium?) battery powered sensor specifically designed for refrigerator and/or freezer monitoring. It might include a light sensor as well as temperature and humidity sensors. The key here is alerting when the temperature or humidity is outside of the high and low thresholds. Maybe the sensor can be stuck inconspicuously on the inside, but easily removed, with a user replaceable battery. This product could save hundreds of dollars avoiding spoiled food. Extra credit: tell users whether the food is still likely safe or not based on the time and temperature.
As a bonus this could also be used outdoors for freeze, temperature and humidity sensor. Our community will find all sorts of uses.

Add a water sensor for multi purpose and high value.

I have something similar, but in an indirect way. There is a sensor I put in my refrigerator that activates a very shrill alarm when the light level is high for more than 5 minutes. I’ve had this for years. Closing the door turns off the light, which turns off the alarm.

It so happens that a nearby Wyze camera sends me a notification when it hears that alarm going off.

Can you provide details on the light sensor?

I’m sure that I bought it on Amazon, but I can’t find it there. Here is a link that Google found for me.

There is a big market for a temperature data logger.
Temp range should be wider for all purposes.
QA/QC always wants to have temp logger for checking food quality.
It would be nice if we can use amazon server for sharing temp log data.

Thanks for the request! And while we are working on a temperature sensor it won’t really work for your use case. The issue is that fridges/freezers prevent the Sensor from communicating with the Bridge. So while it’s a great use case, we are going to first tackle the more general temperature/humidity sensor. But thanks again for the idea and keep them coming!

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Winter is coming… to coin the phrase. Any timeline of Wyze temperature sensor. I need to place a couple sensors in 2nd home. I would prefer to stay with Wyze as common platform, however timing will be the determining factor.

Thank you.
Mike

Simple solution: a plug-in temperature probe on a thin, flexible cable. This would be preferable in many use cases to monitor a specific location and allow the main device to be in another location or plugged in rather than solely battery operated. A backup battery would be critical though, for continuous data logging.

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Speaking of sensors…it would also be nice (for me at least) to monitor the temperature of various places in my house. Example…I would like a remote thermal sensor in my main refrigerator, garage refrigerator, basement mini fridge, and garage deep freezer. This would alert me in case of power outage, or temperature change (freezer getting too warm, etc. Some would say that this may not be related to HVAC thermostat, but I would argue that it is a better picture of all thermal monitoring of my home. The thermostat could be the aggregation point of all things thermal.

[Mod Note: comment relocated to more closely related wishlist topic.]

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