Control your house... by APRS?
andre.kesteloot at verizon.net
Wed Oct 25 08:52:44 CDT 2006
Kevin P. Inscoe wrote:
There have been, over the years, many attempts at controlling house
lights, heating, etc. by computer.
Basic problems, of course, included the fact that older versions of
Windows would eventually lock up after a few days (XP is much better in
Also, having to leave your computer turned on permanently may not appeal
to some people.
I am not sure that each of this function is not already handled by
simpler means (timers, clock radios, thermostats, X-10, etc), which
would explain why the market has never really accepted more complicated
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