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Smartphone, Smart Houses – All Tech Considered – Technology

In Technology on October 8, 2009 at 6:33 pm

Smartphone, Smart Houses – All Tech Considered – Technology.

Excerpted from the NPR article by By Meg Biallas

In Washington, DC, 20 universities have sprung up small-scale homes they hope might be used in the near future. It’s for the 2009 Solar Decathlon, in which teams compete for the most energy-efficient homes. Three of the competing teams have integrated home control panels and smartphone capabilities to help them achieve the goals Microsoft has been hawking for decades.

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