This company makes a IR temp and ambient temp sensor as well as the acrylic cases that will protect them. Has anybody tried making a cloud monitor with this hardware?

http://www.phidgets.com/products.php...roduct_id=1045
http://www.phidgets.com/products.php...roduct_id=1124
http://www.phidgets.com/products.php?category=30

Total cost = about $120.00