Friday, August 25, 2006

Power Cell

  The gas and electricity have been off here for about 90 minutes...makes you realise how reliant you are on power to get anything done. I now have another cellphone in the house - built inside a gas/electricity meter from start-up energy company Oxxio. The device sends gas and electricity meter readings by cell-phone to a central headquarters. Big brother is watching me...but what can they learn from meter readings? Saves about 100 Euro a year on the energy bill this way. Posted by Picasa
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