LiftMaster app can open your garage door
CES newcomers, like LiftMaster, bring consumer electronic wares to Las Vegas
Computerworld - The increasing integration of networks to physical devices is bringing new companies, such as LiftMaster, to the Consumer Electronics Show.
LiftMaster makes garage door openers, and recently introduced a model that can be controlled by way of an app. The garage door makes its connection through a 900 MHz radio that is connected to a home router. J. Beth Bjorlo, pictured above, marketing manager at the Elmhurst, Ill.-based firm, displays the app. This wireless capability gives a homeowner the capability letting in a dog sitter or UPS delivery person remotely. The company came to CES because "this is an app that actually moves physical things," said Bjorlo.
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