The bigwigs at Rentokil no longer have to watch their backs anymore, and can even cut back on security guards patrolling their office grounds, watching out for PETA and animal activists, as they’ve developed what they’re calling the ‘smartest and most humane mousetrap ever’. EVER.
Like something out of James Bond’s Q’s laboratory, the high-tech Rodent Activated Detention and Riddance Unit (Radar unit, for us civvies), uses infrared beams and carbon dioxide to catch, and then gas the mice dead within 45 seconds. That’s not all though, as when the little critter has floated off to mouse-heaven, a text message is sent to the homeowner’s mobile, alerting them to the corpse residing in the unit. Here’s hoping Rentokil release RADAR 2.0 shortly, which includes a disposing-by-acid function so you don’t have to dispose of the body yourself. Available from today, the RADAR requires a couple of visits from a technician, and price is on request.
By Katherine Hannaford | October 8th, 2007