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You can’t avoid the ‘Internet of things’ hype, so you might as well understand it.

In his article Geoff Duncan says that at a very basic level, “Internet of Things” means devices that can sense aspects of the real world – like temperature, lighting, the presence or absence of people or objects, etc. 96 more words

Home Automation

LEED is a good thing.

I love when cities do the right thing. Green is good. I challenge myself daily to think about being greener. Do as little harm as possible. 6 more words


Top smart home technology features consumers want

August 22, 2014 By
Bob Wert

When it comes to smart home technology, amenities like refrigerators, thermostats, lighting, and garage doors are gaining in popularity among homeowners and buyers. 234 more words

Home Automation

ADT refines its 'recipes' on smart home automation

Ben Keough and Tyler Wells Lynch, Reviewed.com
3:03 p.m. EDT August 20, 2014

(Photo: Reviewed.com)


For most of its brief existence, the modern smart home has offered a frustratingly fragmented user experience. 459 more words

Home Automation

The Internet of Things: what is it and what does it mean for you?

Posted on August 21, 2014 by icocomms

By Andrew Paterson, Senior Technology Officer

Picture yourself coming home from work in twenty years’ time. The house alarm reacts to a signal from your car as you pull up on the drive and turns off. 942 more words

Home Automation

Does this stat make anyone else excited? It does me......


I hear all the naysayers say it is too expensive using renewable energy. I say that today it is more expensive than coal. Absolutely no argument there. 91 more words