The market for smart appliances is filled with questions, according to a webinar devoted to the subject hosted by the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) just prior to the holi-daze.
Rather than give a blow-by-blow account of the webinar, I'll just cite a few of the uncertainties in the market mentioned during the event.
First, the notion of managing one's energy use via smartphone is "no longer futuristic," said moderator Ron Bilodeau, a project manager with NV Energy, who also chairs UTC's business development division. In fact, NV Energy is working...
Last month I saw a clip of Sarah Silverman on Conan, the Conan O’Brien show, showing off a cool little trick with an iPhone, and it made me laugh ... a lot. [Google it to see the clip; it delves too much into the female anatomy to be discussed here. —Ed.]
The beauty of the iPhone (yeah, I know there are knockoffs—pointing at you, Android lovers) is that it is a device that is greater than the sum of its parts