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Doctor, doctor, I feel like my IoT-enabled vacuum cleaner is spying on me

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Re: can summon mine to..location for a spot clean, without..y chair. For us disabled folks,

"Shirley a localized means of control would be more logical?"

The beauty of standards is that there are so many to choose from.

The problem wiih a localized means of control is you end up with a different remote control for every device in the house. There's also a range problem, and wifi offers a single means of communication, i.e. a standard which can be used by all manufacturers.

It's tricky, Leave manufacturers to devise their own solutions and it will arguably be a worse disaster.

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