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The Nest thermostat may have entered the market several steps ahead of its more established competition, but those days are behind it and the likes of Honeywell have some classy, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats with some tricks of their own. The latest is the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat, which the company is showing off at CES 2014. The feature that caught our attention is the voice control. Say “Hello, Thermostat,” and the device is ready to take your verbal instructions. You don’t need to use stilted ‘I’m talking to a machine’ speak, either: just say something... Read more...
Think that Nest has the whole Wi-Fi thermostat market on lockdown? Think again. Honeywell, a mainstay in the thermostat arena, has been pumping out Wi-Fi versions for a little while now, and the company's latest version is quite impressive. The new Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is a connected unit that allows homeowners to integrate into their wall in a new way. In addition, the Honeywell thermostat offers Wi-Fi connectivity that allows consumers to regulate their energy usage and home comfort through their smartphone. Featuring a touch screen display, the Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is equipped with mobile... Read more...
Honeywell, a Fortune 500 company and multinational corporation based in the U.S., declared today that their MAV (Micro Air Vehicle) will be deployed in Iraq. These MAVs will be used to spot IEDs (improvised explosive devices) from the air. The MAV deployment represents the very first time a ducted-fan UAV (unmanned air vehicle) will be used in combat. "Honeywell recently received two contracts from the U.S. Navy totaling $7.5 million for the manufacture of more than a dozen MAV systems as well as training and deployment support in Iraq." Every MAV is equipped with video cameras that send data... Read more...