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Verizon brings wireless monitoring service to Lowe’s Iris smart home system

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Verizon brings wireless monitoring service to Lowe's Iris smart home monitoring

If you’re haunted by dreams of left-on irons and stoves while trying to holiday, Verizon has announced it’ll team up with Lowe’s to help you wirelessly correct any carelessness. The operator is bringing a USB modem to Lowe’s Iris smart home system, letting you monitor and manage your house remotely from a smartphone, sans WiFi or broadband. That’ll let you track family members (or intruders) and control thermostats or appliances via smart plugs. Lowe’s kits start at $180, so if you’d rather hear “are we there yet?” instead of “is the house on fire yet?” on your next trip, tap the PR after the break.

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Verizon brings wireless monitoring service to Lowe’s Iris smart home system originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 14 Nov 2012 08:32:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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