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What if your office toilet notified cleaners every time you used it? Or your lunch was ready and waiting for you because your computer knew you were hungry? This is not sci-fi; this is the world’s smartest office building.
Deloitte and OVG in Amsterdam have constructed one of the smartest connected buildings on Earth, named The Edge (no relation to this Edge).
The building uses the big data collected from 40,000 sensors to look at human patterns of behaviour, then make on-the-fly decisions about heating, cooling and even what spaces people should work in each day.
The clever structure even knows when your car is approaching, and will open the parking lot doors for you, before guiding your vehicle to an available parking spot. …