New device

Chile is the first Latin American country to obtain “intelligent home” technology

Movistar’s HomeStation product allows several devices in a home to be connected without cables and controlled from a central command.

Thursday, April 22, 2010  
Chile is the first Latin American country to obtain “intelligent home” technology The new device consists in two independent wireless telephones that work as remote controls for the home

 

The intelligent home has become a reality in Chile. The company Movistar launched the advanced HomeStation device, which allows the wireless connection of computers or notebooks, printers, video game consoles and the television so they can be run as a single unit.

 

The new device consists in two independent wireless telephones that work as remote controls for the home, allowing you to use the electric appliances. In addition, it has a wi-fi modem that configures a wireless network.

 

The HomeStation can also be controlled with an iPhone and the technology is expected to be expanded to other smart phones in the future.

 

The home gadgets that can be connected are computers, notebooks, video games, printers, televisions, and a music box, which can be connected to a stereo system.

 

This type of technology is the first of its kind to be launched in Latin America and it will go on sale in Santiago this week, though it will soon be available to the rest of the country. The service will cost $9,990 Chilean pesos per month.

 

For the moment the service is expected to be made available to Movistar customers who have double or triple broadband packages.

 

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