Sense temperature and/or humidity

Trigger smart products

Using the Wink app and your home's Wi-Fi network, you can trigger other smart products to operate based on Spotter’s detections—like thermostats, lights, garage doors, and more.

Select your sensors

Choose up to four sensors from six options: temperature, temperature and humidity, sound, light, passive infrared, accelerometer, or even a physical smart button to trigger smart devices and scenes. Customize your heart out, sensor fiend!

Sense temperature and/or humidity
Sense temperature and/or humidity

Choose your colors

Tailor Spotter's look from top to bottom by choosing hues that perfectly suit your home's decor. So what'll it be? Black? White? Green? Hey, why not all three?

Pick your power

Spotter UNIQ comes outfitted with two AA batteries. You can also opt for an adapter that lets you plug it into the wall (with backup batteries included), or rechargeable batteries that come with their own charger (coming soon). Decisions, decisions...

Sense temperature and/or humidity
Invented By



Like all Quirky products, Spotter was invented and influenced by real people like you. When new dad Denny’s wife went back to work after maternity leave, he found himself overwhelmed by household chores. He came up with the idea for Spotter to keep himself connected to his home while he focused on his 6-month-old son. Since submitting this invention to, he’s found endless possibilities for this new low-maintenance watchdog.

2284 influencers helped bring Spotter UNIQ to life.




Plastic, LED lights, sensors, batteries


3" L x 3" W x 1" H (75mm x 75mm x 25mm)


Development duration: 5 months
Time in store: 7 months
Units sold to date: 0

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In the box

1 Spotter UNIQ customized sensor in magnetic case, 2 screws, adhesive pad, user guide. Option: of 2 AA batteries, AC adapter with 2 AA batteries as backup, or rechargeable batteries with a charger. Requirements: Wi-Fi® network, Apple® or Android™ smart device (tablets and desktops not supported at this time), 2.4GHz AP router with Open, WEP or WPA2 security, and IPv4 DHCP enabled, Wink app

3" L x 3" W x 1" H

Spotter UNIQ

Spotter UNIQ is a multipurpose sensor that can be fully customized to suit your needs. It’ll send you real-time mobile alerts or trigger other smart products to go on/off based on the detections you choose.