Siri Home Automation

Here is another way to control your home though a smartphone. This company, Carnes Audio, is using automation technology from Creston to control electronics around the home (like the thermostat, lights, tv, and speakers) just by using Siri. Not only do you not have to get up to adjust the temperature, but you don’t even need to press any buttons or anything now.

I know “smart home” is kind of a blanket term, but I think some kind of universal control (especially something like a smartphone that you’ll always have nearby) for electronics  is essential. I’m surprised something like this is not more common by now, but I guess that would mean that companies would have to coordinate and come up with standards and protocols…

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