Man, I can think of all sorts of mischief I could get in with one of these things…
From Personal Tech Pipeline (and thanks to Thad for the link):
Your favorite rodent has learned that Siemens is working on an all-purpose gadget that simply pays attention to what’s happening nearby, and notifies you by SMS when something is strange.
Called the MyAy, the experimental device has a keypad but no display. It monitors its environment with a microphone, an infrared sensor, a temperature sensor, and an acceleration sensor (to tell if the MyAy itself is being moved).