A tale of pluck – Barnabas Helmy’s electronic Puck

By |2018-03-27T14:11:10-05:00March 27th, 2018|

BY PATRICK YEAGLE Like many inventions, Barnabas Helmy’s PUCK began with a problem. Helmy’s daughter, two years old at the time, ruined the remote control for their home’s Apple TV by chewing on it. “They’re expensive, and it’s not even that functional of a remote,” Helmy said, sharing a story he has told dozens of [...]

Home smart home

By |2018-03-22T11:02:38-05:00March 22nd, 2018|

John Gomes is already living in the future. An early adopter of the kind of advanced smart home technology that is a fantasy for most of us, Gomes had his new Tribeca apartment intelligently connected about six months ago. He still gets a thrill when he realizes how much he can accomplish by doing almost [...]