Derek Low used X10 and a few hundred dollars to add tech to his place at Berkeley.
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The Party Button
Automated Curtains
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The Party Button

Derek Low bought his “Emergency Party Button” from a toy store. He then hacked it and hooked it up to an X10 remote control that he tore apart.

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