SmartThings Aims to Deliver the Internet-Connected Home

SmartThings wants to make household devices more useful by connecting them to the Internet
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In the elusive dream of the automated home, visitors ring a doorbell, and it buzzes the homeowner’s mobile phone. Lawn sprinklers take rainy days off. At bedtime, lights turn off by themselves, and the temperature drops to save energy. In the morning, families awake to the smell of freshly brewed coffee.

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