Kickstarter: Spark Connects Your Lightbulbs To The Internets

TechCrunch

The Internet is a many-splendored thing. For some it is a fount of knowledge and others a fount of porn. But for those with the Spark, it is a fount of illumination.

Minnesota-based Spark is a project that connects lightbulbs to the Internet. By adding a dongle between the lamp and the bulb, you can turn on lights in any room almost anywhere in the world. Want to try it? Go here and tweet #hellospark. It’s just about that easy.

Built by Zach Supalla and Dr. Zachary Crockett, the project aims to turn every lamp in your home into a web-based juggernaut. The Spark can:

Turn on your lights before entering a dark house
Use your bedroom lights as a “sunrise” alarm clock, slowly fading on over 10 minutes to help you wake up naturally
Turn off every light in the house with a push of a single…

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