Do you wish you could turn your phone into a baby monitor or perhaps Want to turn your phone into a remote control for your physical world? Check out SmartThings, a new set of tools that help developers build apps that can turn physical objects into connected devices.
The apps can be used for things like turning the lights on and off in your home, closing a window when the rain is coming or turning your thermostat up and down. The SmartThings community has already created a phone-controlled tool for feeding pets, a voice activated baby mobile, and a remote control to dim the lights in a movie theater.
Follow this link to check out a video demo of the toolset.