UC Berkeley student, Derek Low, set out to create Berkeley's Ridiculously Automated Dorm Room, otherwise known as BRAD. After burning through three months and several hundred dollars, Low is ready to share his creation with the world.
Dorm life can be pretty rough -- but now image it run by voice controls and synched iPhone apps, complete with Homework Mode, Sleep Mode, Romantic Mode, and for the big finish -- an Emergency Party Button!
Is this a glimpse into the smart-home of the future? Find out more about how he put it all together at his lab website.