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How the iPad Could Disrupt the Home Energy Market

Posted by on 06 Apr 2010 | Tagged as: energy efficiency, greenr business, liveable cities


My iPad arrived on Saturday and it is one cool device! While there are question marks over Apple’s closed ecosystem, there’s no doubt about consumer interest. Like the Apple II, the Mac, iPod and iPhone before it, the launch of the iPad will be the tipping point for widespread adoption of nascent technology – in this case a large screen, touch control device in the home. As the following points out the outcome may impact home energy efficiency.

…the iPad could offer a few unique characteristics specifically for home energy management in comparison to an energy-specific dashboard gadget — like those made by Tendril, EnergyHub and Control4 (yep they make a gadget too) — mobile interfaces with smaller screens like the iPhone, or a website on a computer. Those advantages include a large screen, the ability for rich media and the fact that the device can do an unlimited amount of other tasks.

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Logo Ideas

Posted by on 31 Dec 2007 | Tagged as: greenr business

Nothing like a holiday weekend to find time for logo doodling…

Early logo idea…