Radio chip heralds the smarter home

 作者:栾丁喊     |      日期:2019-03-03 07:01:12
By Duncan Graham-Rowe A WIRELESS network designed to let people remotely control every electrical appliance in their home could finally make the dream of the smart home a reality. Called ZigBee, the radio technology is being readied for a 2005 launch by a clutch of electronics companies. To build a ZigBee network, low-power, two-way radio microchips will have to be installed in many electrical devices or appliances, so that they can be controlled or monitored remotely. What will it do? Imagine, while at work,