Home automation with Open moko

sriranjan ranjan at ideachi.com
Fri Jul 31 19:55:46 CEST 2009

Patryk Benderz wrote:
>> Will a dongle that attaches to FR and an embedded system that connects 
>> to home grid and then be able to control your home appliance from FR be 
>> a product worth a consumer market?
> Yes, but i would prefer to control such a grid by wifi or bluetooth,
> without wireing/connecting any dongle to FR.
But bluetooth is of a limited range.Say you are in you car and coming 
home and you want to get your heater up and running so that you can have 
a hot bath.Now if you have an Xbee say 500 m or 1km you are from your 
home you can switch it on and by the time you get there it will be hot.


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