Panasonic camera + phone = video baby monitor
Michelle at AmericanInventorSpot.com alerted me to the wonders of HotSpotMama, who keeps an eye out for blog-worthy kid gadgetry. This combo, in particular, appealed: the Panasonic 5.8 GHz FHSS Gigarange Expandable Digital Cordless Camera (whew), when coupled with a compatible Panasonic phone, works as a video baby monitor. Read her full review, and while you're at it, check out the rest of her blog.
(We've talked about using regular cordless phones as baby monitors before.)