Neurio monitors your energy consumption, sends you usage alerts and reminders, and can be used in conjunction with IFTTT, SmartThings, and Raspberry Pi.
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A new technology called Freevolt converts the babble of radio waves into electrical power that can run wireless sensors and other devices.
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Whole-home energy monitors ensure that you're never in the dark when it comes to your usage.