Open Source: Work continues on Bellville’s high-tech housing development

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Open Source: Work continues on Bellville’s high-tech housing development

BELLVILLE — You can unlock your phone just by looking at it — why not your house?

Samuel Schrock of Schrock Construction said homebuyers in the new Urban Meadows development will have that option. “It’ll have a lot of smart technology,” Schrock said. “It will be one of the first houses in the U.S., or even the world I’ve been told, that will have facial recognition on the doors.”

But it doesn’t stop there. “They’ll have access to the whole house from their phone — the cameras, the security, the heat, the blinds,” Schrock added.

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