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Local Warming by MIT Acts as a Personal Sun for Individuals

 - Dec 2, 2014
References: okum.co & gizmodo
As the weather gets colder, people will be looking for interesting ways to stay warm; enter Local Warming, a motion sensor heating system. A radical new way to provide an optimal amount of heat for people, it is able to detect movement in order to direct its energy to specific areas at any given moment.

Created by MIT, the motion sensor heating system essentially follows people like a spotlight. Although this might serve individuals very well, it actually is much more practical than that. The motion sensor heating system hopes "to decrease the amount of wasted energy by creating hyper-localized beams of heat," writes Wired. It works with a WiFi-enabled tracking system, creating personal sons for those in its vicinity.