Smart Home Technology
John Preston, Professor Emeritus of Eastern Michigan University, will describe how home WiFi systems can be combined with sensors, locks and cameras to monitor energy use, control lights and appliances as well as access to the home. He will describe how this technology can be used to monitor aging seniors who wish to live alone. The presentation will include a demonstration of the system installed in the Prestons home in Michigan.
Know Your Snakes
Ann Clamp, live snake demonstrator of the Edisto Island Serpentarium, will display and handle non-poisonous snakes for us and help us recognize them in the wild. She will also help us identify poisonous ones that she will display in clear enclosed cases.