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Designer of Things: Creating for a better world

17 Dec 2015  | Charles Murray

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Also at the IPSO booth, Eisox showed off a smart home heating system for hot water radiators. "It will turn off your heating system when you're absent and heat up the house when you're present," explained Maxence Chotard of Eisox.

It accomplishes that with a smart radiator valve containing infrared and motion sensors, along with an artificial intelligence algorithm to recognise human behaviour. By recognising whether people are present, and by "knowing" the difference between absence and sleep, the Intelligent Thermostatic Radiator Valve can warm a home with hot water radiators and not waste energy.

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