25. March 2010 · Comments Off on Google PowerMeter Moving Closer to Smart Appliances · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Will Google’s tools one day help you monitor and manage the energy consumption of appliances like your washer and dryer? The company said yesterday afternoon that it’s partnered with chip maker Microchip to work with developers in order to create embedded devices that are compatible with Google’s energy tool PowerMeter. Microchip says the relationship means that it will offer Google’s recently opened API (application programming interface) to its developer community.

via Google PowerMeter Moving Closer to Smart Appliances.