Archive for February, 2010

Home automation for security, efficiency, convenience

There are a lot of home automation systems available today. Some of the oldest go back five or 10 years, and these required a local controller and a special display or a link to the home TV. Also, they were difficult or impossible to control when away from the home.  More recent systems are more cloud oriented, […]

February 23, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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Cloud feedback provides proof

Using cloud feedback, a system is monitored and its owner can prove that it performed as expected. This is often important, both commercially and legally.

February 17, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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Regen Energy saves power

Regen Energy combines local and cloud feedback uses cloud feedback for energy management. Their small devices monitor and adjust electric use to save energy and money.

February 16, 2010 · knovak · 2 Comments
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Watching water from the cloud

Keeping track of reservoirs and rivers is a well-established use of cloud feedback. Examples are provided from 20 years in Australia, California and Ireland.

February 7, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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Fat Spaniel for renewable energy

Fat Spaniel Technologies has provided cloud feedback services since 2003.  It attaches monitoring and communication devices to wind and solar generators, which send data via cell phone or other networks to their cloud service, which processes and displays the data.  They provide a number of ways to use the data.  They have grown rapidly, and are expanding […]

February 4, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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