Live-Work-Design: Home Depot & Duke University Collaborate On 'Smart Home' Project

Via the Atlanta Business Chronicle: - "The Home Depot Inc. and Duke University have teamed up to create a residential lab where 10 students will research and develop security and monitoring, communications, energy efficiency, entertainment, environment and health products for the home". What a team! What will they do? The "more than 100 student members of the Duke Smart House Club and entire engineering classes -- can test new home technology ideas developed by Duke students. The occupants will live with and in the design ideas of the larger group to provide feedback on issues such as technology usability and adoption, energy efficiency and automated control". Can you imagine having this exerience on your resume on graduating from Duke? Go "les Diables Bleus".