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NYC startup wants to crack down on slumlords
9/29/2014 08:00 PM EDT
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DrQuine
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DrQuine   10/25/2014 7:29:31 PM
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I'm pleased that a simple technology is being brought to address a basic quality of life issue as adequate heat.  Inertia and lack of data force people to tolerate unacceptable conditions while the landlords drag their feet and benefit from the lack of data. An interim approach would be to have a few wireless devices (thermometer and telecommunications device) that could be placed in a critical location, document the conditions, and then be moved to the nexty most critical house.

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Sheetal.Pandey   9/30/2014 1:09:09 PM
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Then hub has to have more processing power than just realying data, not sure if that would be practical, existing topology would want want all processing in server.

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prabhakar_deosthali   9/30/2014 12:49:59 PM
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I am of the opinion that instead of sending all the raw data to the server for analysis, can some processing be done at the HUb level and only the alert situations could be conveyed to the server, the logging however will be kep in the hub.

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Sheetal.Pandey   9/30/2014 12:32:43 PM
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I didnt know by law the temperature needs to be recorded, does it really happen in practical?? No internet connection for sensors might be a temporary approach. There will be lots of data that would be collected using these sensors for analysis.

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AZskibum   9/30/2014 11:26:18 AM
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I was skeptical when I first heard of this, considering the economic status of those who most need this. But not requiring an Internet connection for each sensor, and aiming to get the price down to $10 gives real promise. These guys really do understand their customers.

wilber_xbox
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wilber_xbox   9/30/2014 11:24:17 AM
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Really cool idea and another innovation that can build using Raspberry Pi. 

DrFPGA
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DrFPGA   9/30/2014 10:16:14 AM
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maybe they can get some lawyers to help with the kickstarter campaign- wait most of those guys are on the other side!

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