Central Home Automation Director (CHAD)

June 4, 2005 | Comments Off on Central Home Automation Director (CHAD)

CHAD looks like a very useful geek-device, especially for travelers. It works with your existing windows XP system, high-speed web access, and home wiring. If you decide to try it, please let me know!

“Web-enabled, affordable [starts at $129; free upgrades], and user-friendly, CHAD allows your computer to automatically control and monitor your lamps, appliances, thermostat, sprinklers, audio/video system, and almost anything in your home or apartment while at home, or away.

* Simple lighting, entertainment, climate, and irrigation control
* Monitor and control your home from anywhere using the Internet
* Automatic lighting control for safety and convenience
* Text message notification of any abnormal events
* Turn off all lights at bedtime with one button
* Receive email and mobile notifications
* Maintain all of your address book info along with photos
* Group people for party invitations, Christmas cards, and photo sharing
* Automatic retrieves weather forecast for up to 5 zip codes
* Was that an earthquake? Press a button to see
* Instant traffic information for your local area
* Instant access to local entertainment and restaurant websites


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