25 Jun '14, 4am

Marching into the future where machines might eventually control human? Haha!

Marching into the future where machines might eventually control human? Haha!

SAN FRANCISCO - Google's Nest Labs is rolling out a programme to encourage companies to develop devices and services that will work with the Nest digital thermostat and other products. The initiative is part of a wider push to make houses and everyday devices more connected and intelligent. "The Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect alarm are already helping people save energy, stay comfortable and improve home safety - but that's only the beginning," Mr Matt Rogers, vice-president of engineering at Nest, said in a statement. "Our goal has always been to bring this kind of thoughtfulness to the rest of your home and life." The programme marks the first time that Nest has allowed third-party companies to access its gadgets, potentially opening the door to the rich selection of apps and services that have made smartphones popular. Appliance maker Whirlpool, carmaker Merc...

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stproperty.sg 23 Jun '14, 4am

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