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Microsoft reveals pre-order details for its handsome, pricey Cortana thermostat

Microsoft reveals pre-order details for its handsome, pricey Cortana thermostat Microsoft reveals pre-order details for its handsome, pricey Cortana thermostat
Melba Vasquez | 13 Января, 2018, 00:42

Microsoft has announced that JCI (Johnson Controls) has launched a new smart thermostat called GLAS that uses Windows 10 IoT Core as the operating system and integrates Cortana. Microsoft notes that 40% of the energy use in a commercial building or home is due to heating and cooling. It is a truly smart thermostat, so it can tell when you're home and adjust the temperature accordingly.

The GLAS thermostat will be running Windows 10 IoT Core, as screens are a requirement for any kind of Cortana-powered device. That'll be available for iOS and Android, with a Windows 10 app scheduled for release later.

But with Microsoft putting a lot of effort into machine learning, we can expect Cortana to keep getting smarter and for GLAS to be one of the most capable smart thermostats around. If you are across the room and snug in a warm blanket and you want the heat turned down, you can say "Hey Cortana, set the temperature to 68-degrees". You can also use it to manage your calendar, check the weather, traffic reports, and pretty much anything else that Cortana can do. Up to 20 thermostats can be installed in a single location. The translucent 5.91-inch 16:9 touchscreen runs at 480 x 272 resolution, and sits atop of a curved metal bracket that stands 1.18-inches from the wall. It'll be compatible with gas, oil, and electric heating, along with ground-, air-, and water-source heat pumps, and has dual-fuel support for heat pumps.

And Ecobee4 has brought Amazon's Alexa to the smart thermostat arena at a price of $249 which beats the $319 price tag GLAS will have when it's available for preorder in March. It's priced at $319.

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