No, Kira is not the name of my girlfriend, it is not the name of my cat either, and I'm not in love with any particular film celebrity bearing a similar name.
Kira is only a small device you connect to your network, which in turn allows you to control anything that uses infra-red, kind of like an universal remote control.
I'm in love with Kira
Sun 27th March 2011
Fri 25th March 2011
InspirationFor about two weeks now I've been working on a small home-automation project.
The inspiration came from few cool YouTube video, and in particular that one:
I'm not particularly fan of Star Trek, but the idea of controlling all the audio and video system from a touch screen using some fancy interface kind of resonated with my inner-geek.