The Roanoker - January/February 2018 - 7
OF THE FUTURE
It's 6 a.m.
Lucy's alarm sounds while her favorite jam
automatically kicks on to get her pumped
up for the day. The smell of her favorite
French roast brewing in the kitchen reaches
her. She steps out of bed to a comfortable
72-degrees and gets the kids up for school.
Later in the day, Lucy's at her desk after
the morning rush and she checks her
smart phone to make sure she fed the dog,
locked the doors, turned off the coffee
maker and the kids brushed their teeth.
She turns on her crockpot. A sense of calm
comes over her knowing that things are in
The rapid proliferation of the "Internet of
Things" is making many aspects of daily
life and work at home more efficient, safe
and convenient. As demonstrated by Cox
Communications at their Smart Home
event held at South 16 at The Bridges last
November, the conveniences of a smart
home are already possible today and not a
far-fetched thing of the future.
The average home is expected to have
more than 50 internet-enabled devices
by the year 2020, and the Smart Home
event, powered by Cox's Ultimate tier
high-speed internet technology, easily
supported those 50 devices making the
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