Hands on with R2 home automation on Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Tab

Once the founder of Sling Media, now a homeowner with too much time on his hands, Blake Krikorian took his knack for programming and enthusiasm for his Crestron home automation system to new extremes by coding R2. The home automation app, currently in private beta testing, allows full access to all the same features typically accessible from a dedicated touch panel, on any Android phone. We went hands on with R2 on a shiny new Samsung Galaxy Tab, and asked Blake about how R2 came to be, what it can do, and when it will hit the Android Market.

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