Wall Socket PC

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  1. Peyomp

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    http://news.zdnet.co.uk/0,39020330,39272166,00.htm

    Kinda neat. For simple home installation using existing jacks, I'd like to see one with power jack(s) as well, but I realize that packaging that would be difficult. These would be nice to put in a new house, in the kitchen, bathroom, by the couch, in the bedrooms, on a covered patio. I spent several months building a house last year, and I wish we'd put this in it. Very nice. With a single PC acting as a server, you could do an awful lot with this, some LCDs and wireless keyboards. You could route the monitor/usb out the back and embed a touchscreen in a wall for alarm and audio control. Lots of applications for a convenient package.
     
  2. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    yea, this was on slashdot a few weeks ago. pretty sweet idea though, could definately find a lot of uses for them
     
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    As hookups for graphical terminals, these would be great for living rooms, etc.
     
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    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    the home automation stuff is really cool, and these would be perfect for some of those applications.

    these guys have some really interesting product

    http://www.control4.com/
     

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