Monthly Archives: August 2011

Where do wireless technology and human health meet?

According to a recent report, shipments of Zigbee modules are set to increase by more than 700 percent over the next five years. Zigbee, for anyone who is unfamiliar with the brand, is a wireless technology that allows us to … Continue reading

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Getting everyone to think like an early adopter

Since its debut, home automation has never lacked a core group of excited and dedicated followers. It did, however, until recently struggle in gaining broader acceptance. In Simon Sinek’s book “Start with Why”, he introduces a concept he calls the … Continue reading

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Home automation and the smart grid play complimentary roles

What is smart grid HAN? For newcomers to the discussion, HAN (or home area networking) is the concept of adding all devices in the home to a single network. The point of this is to make them more accessible, which … Continue reading

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