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Five Apps: Control your home with these automation solutions

Five Apps: Control your home with these automation solutions

Despite being on the technology radar for decades, home automation remains fairly fragmented, with multiple communication standards and an array of small vendors rather than a few dominant players. However, interest in home automation has recently been rekindled as major players are getting into the game and Internet of Things-style technologies take hold.

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Patrick Gray works for a global Fortune 500 consulting and IT services company and is the author of Breakthrough IT: Supercharging Organizational Value through Technology as well as the companion e-book The Breakthrough CIO's Companion. He has spent ...

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mynzhome

Are there any apps that don't require purchase expensive hardware?  I want to use my 802.15.4 2.4Ghz LimitlessLED.com lightbulbs  with some sort of Android home automation software, has anyone found any?