(Note: This article is a repost from IBM Cloud Stories)
Ambi Labs launches a cognitive climate-control offering powered by IBM Cloud technology
In the midst of a humid Hong Kong summer, Ambi Labs founder Julian Lee faced a dilemma.
“I have a 15-year-old husky, and if it’s too warm, he’ll bark,” says Lee. “So the conflict was do I keep on the air conditioning all the time and feel like I’m wasting a lot of energy, or do I worry about my dog suffering in the heat while I’m away?”
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