June 09, 2013 at 08:16AM
When we have a question, our smartphones are there for us. They are the revolutionary personal assistants that tend to all our planning and searching needs
But one tech developer wants to push mobile gadgets one step further to help us even more.
Benki, which launched its Kickstarter campaign Tuesday, promises to combine our home devices into one well-designed interface with three components: a smart outlet, a battery-powered camera and an open-and-close sensor for doors and windows
Kickstarter has hosted similar smart-device projects before, but Benki's creators want your phones to turn appliances on and off, rather than just gather data and monitor usage. Benki, which is essentially a service for connecting your devices, is controlled with an app for iOS and Android, so you know what your devices are doing wherever you are. Read more...More about Apps, Tech, Smartphones, Connected Devices, and Apps Software
from Mashable http://mashable.com/2013/06/08/smartphone-remote-control-home-benki/?utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29&utm_cid=Mash-Product-RSS-Pheedo-All-Partial&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedburner