How a tap could tame the smart home

July 23, 2017

Heres a novel fix for the headache of interacting withall sorts ofconnected devices: researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have devised a system that lets smartphone users tap their phoneagainst an IoT device in order to have a contextual menu automatically loaded on screen thereby saving them from having to scramble around looking for the correct app to control eachdevice. Or fiddling with actual physical buttons and trying to navigate less…