TITLE

ACCESS through architecture

AUTHOR(S)
Deyer, Joshua
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
PN;Oct2005, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about environmental control units (ECUs). An ECU is an electronic device that can operate a plethora of home equipment such as computers, infrared controls, telephones, lights, appliances and accessories, and operable beds by using spoken command, radio remote control, and/or various switches. ECUs can control upward of 64 lights, 64 appliances, and 6 infrared devices. Whether a person is building a new custom-designed home or renovating an existing residence, these devices may aid in creating optimal living conditions for wheelchair users.
ACCESSION #
18367417

 

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