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Google I/O conference: Android@Home gives you control over household items

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 10 May 2011 14:08 User comments (2)

Google I/O conference: Android@Home gives you control over household items Google has introduced Android@Home today during their I/O conference, a service that it will give users a chance to control their home's lights and other appliances using an Android device.
The new remote is dubbed "Project Tungsten."

Using Android@home, users can also send their brand new Google Music cloud library to any computer or stereo in the home.

Making it even more interesting is the fact that if you have appliances that do not have built-in Wi-Fi, future items will have a protocol to make them compatible.

One example Google used was CDs selling with an NFC device inside the case. When you tap the case with your Android device with NFC, the entire album's content is uploaded to your cloud music library.

For now, Android@Home is a demo with future ambitions.

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110.5.2011 22:55

"One example Google used was CDs selling with an NFC device inside the case. When you tap the case with your Android device with NFC, the entire album's content is uploaded to your cloud music library."

Wow...if they did that, I would actually go to the music section in best buy...tap, tap, tap, and walk out without buying anything!



211.5.2011 19:06

Originally posted by KillerBug:
"One example Google used was CDs selling with an NFC device inside the case. When you tap the case with your Android device with NFC, the entire album's content is uploaded to your cloud music library."

Wow...if they did that, I would actually go to the music section in best buy...tap, tap, tap, and walk out without buying anything!
I hear ya. lol. I would try that as well.

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