Monthly Archives: October 2012

Intel Tests Whole-Home Smart Power Sensors in Texas

GreenTech Media October 15, 2012

Intel's system uses two wireless sensors that plug into ordinary power sockets. Those read the subtle changes in circuit voltage that specific appliances or home power-using systems like lights and air conditioning cause to household-wide signals. From there, these sensors can figure out when appliances or systems are turning on and off, and compare that data to overall power usage across the circuit to intuit which appliances are using power and how much. Read More »

Pecan Street Inc. commercialization lab dedicated in Powers’ honor

Austin American-Statesman October 9, 2012 ,,

Austin tech development visionary Pike Powers on Monday encouraged a crowd of business, political and academic leaders to keep supporting the tech-related projects that he expects will spur future growth of jobs and business in Central Texas. Powers, 71, spoke at an event honoring his decades of work as an economic development strategist and leader. Read More »