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Home Security

Using the ubiquitous network abilities (read Wi-fi/Wi-max), it's quite possible and useful to have the Intel technologies put to use in this effect.

 

Home appliances and security can both be linked in to one smart handheld device which could be used to control most, if not all, appliances and electronics that we find at home today. This could well start from the entry to one's house as well.

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Kids story maker

How many times you think you want to come up with your own story to tell... -Bored of the repeated stories from the story books? -Want to still have the same favuorite characters of the story? -Want to add color and picture and music to your story? -Want to configure the story for a mood (sleep time, play time, cracky time ?) -Want to control the duration of the story? -Want to have a story that is made for self ...more »

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Netbook integration with your home electronics

There are a number of applications that could be built for integrating with the smart appliances that are now in the market couple of them are given below. ~ Integration of the netbook with the set top box applications to provide a onenes while browsing on your netbook you can move content to your HD television for viewing, or a downloaded MP3 to your professional sound systme all with a click of a mouse. ~ The ...more »

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My Home

The idea is to build an user friendly application with GUI to interact. Today the upcoming wireless technology for building and residencial segments is IEEE 802.15.4 PAN (ex: Zigbee). One day a low cost dongles / built in chipset might be available in open market (like blue tooth / wifi dongles to day in supermarket). This "My Home" application can detect any such general purpose PAN dongles over Zigbee (for ex). Once ...more »

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Baby Monitor Sensor Network

A number of sensors exist to monitor baby health status, such as cry sensors, temperature sensors etc. Each of these sensors operate independentatly, but in a general setup, any parent is interested in all the parameters being scanned by each of these sensors The idea I propose is to have sensor network preferably like a Zigbee (low power) that connects all these sensors and monitors all these sensors The various ...more »

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SMS to Email

I always wanted to keep track of my expenses on the move. I m right now maintaining it through a manual entry in my expense register. I tried to do it through an Excel sheet but the time taken to open the laptop, open the application and then record it is becoming more cumbersome. The way I wanted it to handle is to be able to send an SMS to one of the numbers which will intern be sent as a mail to my gmail account. ...more »

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Dont forget the Precious Moments

The net book can have one application having the following feature: i) Owner can save friends and family birthday, aniversarry or any other important information. ii) Option of sending a mail automatically to the concerned person in the absence of owner. iii) Owner saving the mail text for each category. iv) Buzz to the owner. One more thing can be done: If the user want to save all the information on the net ...more »

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Connect Home

There is this device that syncs up with all the home electrical/electronic appliances. This device needs to be remotely controlled by a secure application from the netbook. Now what this really enables is for a person to operate everything at home just by sitting with his/her netbook, I can switch on the fan while i sit and browse. It is getting dark switch on the appropriate lights, and so on. This is going to be super ...more »

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Tracking Mobile Phone

More people lose their mobile phone while travelling or working in some place. It will be good to have an application to track the location of the mobile phone. In case mobile phone is lost, it can let us know the location of the mobile phone.

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LPG from PIPELINE

These days we all use LPG cylinder for all our household needs..There is a problem of booking cylinder,moving these heavy cylinders etc etc. We can hav LPG coming to our house from pipeline..we can have meter attach to it like electricity and water meter but these pipelines and meter should be made using advanced technolgy so that there is no problem of stealing gas and these pipelines should be safe ...more »

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Cooking with a netbook

So we download a recipe on the netbook. And the netbook helps us go through cooking a dish. So if the time to cook is 15 mins the moment we start cooking it, it will keep time and beep after 15 mins. And it takes care of the recipe - So as i use an item say onion it scratches the item out. So I know exactly what ingredients I have already used. And then it gives me the local names of the items to be used and also ...more »

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Entire Family List

An application shows the whole list of entire family list from the begining. like showing the parent child relationship in a heirarchical order. where user can search his name and find his parental information. and can see all his branched family.

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