You may soon be able to control your home with a smart wall

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research have developed a way to make your walls smart, at a cost of $20 per meter [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made


Forget a smart speaker, soon you may be able to control your smart home with a few taps on your wall.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research have developed a way to make your walls smart, at a cost of $20 per meter, as spotted by NBC News.
The Wall++ could also track people wearing certain electronic devices that emit an electromagnetic signature.
This isn’t the first time Carnegie Mellon researchers have found a way to turn an analog surface into a touchpad.
Get ready to stop yelling at Alexa and start smacking your wall.

Opinion… * Man-Made


I think this is a step back from the #SmartSpeaker (to touch vs. to speak); but nevertheless, you soon may be able to control your #SmartHome with a few cool taps on your wall. #Trend

Source: The Verge