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originally posted by: strongfp
a reply to: machineintelligence
Honeywell as in the same company that makes cheap quality fans and humidifiers?
Would have never thought they were in this type of technology.
originally posted by: a325nt
They've been the bees knees in thermostats for a decade.
Google's little #ty spying circle thing might have caught the eye of consumers and the media, but you'd never see that junk at work.
Corporations pay top dollar for hvac work, and hvac guys deploy Honeywell.
Same features, less bling, more discreet. Who knows what they collect.
I'd I was making one I'd grab the bluetooth mac address of every device that walked by- then buy that same database from target from some underpaid IT guy and sell the results.
Top dollar- that's what this system promotes.
Honeywell runs the environmental controls in almost every building you step foot in.