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Lifx adding touch to Tiles and more

Techstination feature for Friday, January 25, 2019

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.      When it comes to lighting up that smart home,  the folks at Lifx have been taking on some of the bigger names with innovative ideas and solutions.   Co-founder Marc Alexander..

“We have our U.S. headquarters in Silicon Valley, we have an R&D and development office in Melbourne in Australia.  We’re all across the U.K. and Europe and quite a number of other countries in the world now.”

And with it’s innovative lighting Tiles, Lifx will be enabling touch controls.   CEO Tim Peters…

“We plan ahead sometimes with latent hardware capabilities.   So with the Tile we’re actually going to be activating touch capabilities.   And we’ve actually shipped every product with the hardware necessary to do this.  So it’s a very Tesla-esque approach where you’ve got this product you love, you go to sleep, you wake up the next day and it does something it couldn’t do before.”  Surprise!   “Surprise!  That’s right.  Surprise.”

And a nice one at that.  Check out Lifx.com for more.     You can find us at Techstination.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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