“SMART” HOMES WITH “SMART” THINGS WORKING TOGETHER IN A “SMART CITY”

Birmingham households will be first to pilot new technology being developed by WMG at the University of Warwick that aims to create the next generation of ‘Smart’ homes with “smart” things working together in a “smart city”.

WMG has secured funding from the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Digital Economy Theme to partner with Birmingham City Council to create the HARRIET (HAT Resource Integration and Enabling Tool) project. This will equip homes with technology and software to create a HAT (Hub-of-all-Things), which aims to assist individuals to better understand their household behaviour and make “smarter” money saving and time saving decisions based on the data they then share on how they act as consumers within their homes see http://hubofallthings.com

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