How will Intel’s New Proof of Concept monitor your Energy Usage

Intel states on it’s website that, “Intel’s intelligent home energy management platform based on the Intel® Atom™ processor makes energy management as easy as flipping a switch. Reduce utility bills, make informed choices, be proactive about home maintenance, connect with family members and activate security systems from one central dashboard.” The Intel Atom processors are designed to deliver higher performance per watt of energy used, this quality makes them ideal for use with smart appliances like “interactive kiosks, point-of-sale terminals, in-vehicle infotainment systems, media phones, industrial automation equipment, digital security systems, and residential gateways.”

Right now this smart device is only in the ideation stage and Intel has launched it’s teaser to show all the cool stuff it’s doing and to create anticipation and demand for the product. The product is definitely very futuristic and it would definitely be worthwhile to have a gadget that can monitor and help reduce energy consumption in our homes. Think about lower electricity and other utilities bills and a cleaner safer world. lists the Technical features of this product:

Technical features:

  • Intel® Atom™ processor Z530
  • Intel® System Controller Hub US15W
  • Low-energy 11.56 inch OLED capacitive touch screen
  • Motion sensor support
  • Video camera support
  • Stereo audio
  • Zigbee* home area networking
  • Open software API with dedicated private data access
  • Wi-Fi enabled for communications with Internet devices

To see a further demo about this product click on the Intel link here.

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