14 Nov '12, 2pm

Tado° Home Energy Management System

Tado° Home Energy Management System

Munich-based Tado° has launched a smart thermostat controlled by smartphone for the European market. (Click the images below for full sized images) Tado's home energy management system is iOS and Android app-centric, the wall unit has no dial, no sensors and only has minimal controls. The system knows users are present by tracking their geographic location via the app. Says Tado, "It works like a personal heating assistant, helping consumers to cut their heating costs by an average of 27%. To achieve this, the temperature of the home is adjusted precisely to the behavior of the residents - in a fully automatic process." The automatic signals are sent based on the comings and goings of users. A signal is sent to the heating system to turn down the temperature when the tado° app on the phones of residents detects when the last person has left the house. When one of the resid...

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