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Smarthome devices can control lighting, security, and other features in a home with the turn of a knob.
Smarthome devices can control lighting, security, and other features in a home with the turn of a knob.

The world at your fingertips

Press of a button is the wave of the not-so-distant future

By Rhonda Stewart
Globe Staff / January 6, 2005

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Most people start their day with the touch of a button -- the snooze button, that is. But imagine being able to press a button that would simultaneously turn the lights on in your kitchen, start warming the room, begin brewing coffee, and turn on the TV morning news. (Full article: 1301 words)

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