Communication Ubiquity Enables Ubiquitous Control

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Handheld devices, such as cell-phones and PDAs, can be used for more than just communication. What happens when every person has a handheld that ubiquitously communicates with every appliance in the environment? As part of the Pebbles project, we are exploring technologies that allow handhelds to monitor and controlappliances.