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MIT’s Local Warming project uses motion tracking devices to warm up people, instead of empty rooms.

It can also be tailored to individual preferences, unlike central heating. “You can instantly change the settings to your desired heat, and the system can immediately respond to match that comfort level,” say Ratti and Roure. “It’s like laying in the sun—but it’s your personal sun.”

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MIT’s Local Warming project uses motion tracking devices to warm up people, instead of empty rooms.

It can also be tailored to individual preferences, unlike central heating. “You can instantly change the settings to your desired heat, and the system can immediately respond to match that comfort level,” say Ratti and Roure. “It’s like laying in the sun—but it’s your personal sun.”

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