01 October, 2020

Can't Hound Bhaskarville

A gadget-savvy mind and sagacity can make your home affordably luxurious—here's proof

Atul Loke
Can't Hound Bhaskarville
For A Holistic Future

Touch Pads operate TV, music, lights and temperature control; other remotes can also control gadgets like microwave and showers

Microchip attached to visitors controls room conditions as per their preferences

Device connected to LAN and the person monitor a person's BP and heart; data can be constantly seen by doctors

Diamond integrated inside an optical cable safeguards home devices against hackers

Speakers in different rooms activate wirelessly as the person moves around

Six years ago, I began designing my house. It's a bungalow in Mumbai that had more than one floor of living space, so I wanted some conveniences that flat-owners don't necessarily require. One was a network that would allow me to operate a computer from any room of the house. Then there was a need for security—of finding out who is at the gate, especially if you are sitting in a corner farthest from...


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