SmartThings Will Turn Your Home Into a Smart Living Space

 - Aug 26, 2012
References: kickstarter & mashable
Imagine a world where everything in your home -- your lights, door lock, thermostat, kitchen appliances, etc. -- was automated so that they turned off and on when you needed them to and sent you alerts when necessary. With the SmartThings system, this could become a reality.

An innovative technology, SmartThings is a project on Kickstarter that is currently seeking $250,000. That sounds like a lot of money, but wait until you hear what this revolutionary system can do. With SmartThings, everything in your home can be connected wirelessly -- even the most ordinary of objects, like your drawers and cupboards (it lets you monitor when they're opened to prevent others from taking expensive or dangerous items). Even your dog's collar and food bowl can be connected to the SmartThings hub.

As the project's Kickstarter page describes, "SmartThings makes it easy to connect the things in your physical world to the Internet. You can monitor, control, automate, and have fun with them from anywhere - at home, office, or on the go."