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Internet of things: changing how we live

You are on holiday. On the beach. In Greece. The annoying thought pops into your head that you’ve left the heating on back home. Normally, the thought would nag at you for the rest of the trip. Images of pot plants wilting would drift into your mind, tainting the sweet pineapple taste of that third piña colada. No more. With a few swipes on your smartphone the thermostat can be dialled down remotely. The boiler turned off. Appealing? Google thought the thermostat idea was powerful enough to warrant spending $3.2 billion for the market leader Nest.

Source: raconteur.net

You are on holiday. On the beach. In Greece. The annoying thought pops into your head that you’ve left the heating on back home. Normally, the thought would nag at you for the rest of the trip. Images of pot plants wilting would drift into your mind, tainting the sweet pineapple taste of that third piña colada. No more. With a few swipes on your smartphone the thermostat can be dialled down remotely. The boiler turned off. Appealing? Google thought the thermostat idea was powerful enough to warrant spending $3.2 billion for the market leader Nest.

Source: raconteur.net