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A smart LED bulb for ten dollars: TikTeck

Boot Camp feature for Monday, February 29, 2016

A smart LED light bulb…for ten dollars.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.    A company called TikTeck…spelled t I k t e c k…is out with the first in a planned series of smarthome gadgets with a focus on making them more affordable.    It is an LED light bulb that you c an control from a smart phone.   You can turn it on and off, control the brightness and even the color.  You don’t need an added hub.   Founder Rex Chen says a  telepresence robot is also in the works for this year….

“Which enables consumers to, enable one person to interact with another person, kind of face to face even if they are not in the same location.  And also this robot can be used for home security, can be used on babysitting, older person caring type of scenario.”

And the planned five hundred dollar price tag could make the technology available to many homes.      You can find us at BootCamp.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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