While Bluetooth proximity unlocking and the GPS locator features of Viper SmartStart and SmartKey come in handy, it is a fairly big installation and will apply to limited scenarios and vehicles.
Viper's new SmartKey system includes the ability to unlock your car through Bluetooth, and offers GPS location features.
If you're looking for an easy and (relatively) affordable entry point into home automation, then SmartThings makes a lot of sense.
Tired of waiting for Apple to make a play for the smart home? Here are the kits and devices that you can get started with today.
Viper's SmartStart mobile app comes to its third platform this week. The car starting, door unlocking, and panic button enabling app hits Android's Market on Thursday and brings the same features found on iPhone and BlackBerry devices.
The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.
This set of jumpers features inline electronics which take most--but not all--of the guesswork and danger out of jump-starting a car.
New company gets funding to crunch data from meters and other sources to create energy efficiency profiles for utilities and to make data available for third-party app developers.
General Electric and VC partners to invest $55 million in 12 start-ups while GE to make $10 million to students to encourage training in electric power engineering.
Plugging smart grid technologies into the electricity grid is too slow and piecemeal. So IBM is developing a technical framework to speed integration.