There's a rainstorm in the middle of the night, and water has begun leaking into the house. Activated by the incoming water, a smart device buzzes. Sensing the homeowners are awake, via a Jawbone fitness bracelet, the lights turn on. The homeowners receive a notification, alerting them that the leak is in the basement.
That's one scenario presented in Target's experimental Open House, the company's first connected home lab dedicated to illustrating the company's commitment to smart-home technology.
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