But regarding actually implementing this stuff in my house I'm somewhat ambivalent.
|George Jetson is expected to invent the Internet of Things |
sometime in the late 21st Century based on advanced
Spacely Sprockets technology.
I've been reluctant to buy into the various connection schemes like X11 and the like, thinking that a more generic connectivity (via 802.11) would be a better long-term bet.
Now, with the availability of an 802.11 connected computer for $35 (a model A Raspberry Pi and a $10 WiFi USB nub) it's getting to the point where dedicated devices like this are actually affordable - particularly compared to Internet connected lightbulbs for $60...
So, my next project will explore a web connected electrical outlet.