Through single app, homeowners can control multiple household gadgets

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We've seen a number of innovations aim to bring the home into the 21st century, from app-controlled light bulbs to stoves that respond to text messages. The difference with new startup Revolv is that it wants to offer a complete home automation system, managed through a single smartphone app. The kit consists of a hub loaded with seven different communication methods, allowing it to connect to the home's gadgets via wifi, Bluetooth and even obscure platforms such as ZigBee or Z-Wave. Through the Revolv app, users can then control their heating, lighting, music and electronic locks from their smartphone. They…

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