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How Putting Your Garage Door on the Internet Can Make Your Home Safer

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How Putting Your Garage Door on the Internet Can Make Your Home Safer

June 10, 2015

The Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey A. Fowler reviews the new $268 Chamberlain Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener.

“It sounds geeky, but the garage plays a critical part in how our homes will become thoughtful,” Fowler writes. “Having information about who’s home is step one of automating a house when you connect its many parts, as Apple and Google are trying to do.”

He installed the device and downloaded the app last month, saying that the system has allowed him to close garage doors when anyone in his family forgot to, and pointed out that the garage is the most frequently used entrance to a home.

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