This is the solution to air conditioners we’ve all been waiting for

Noria air conditioner kickstarter

Window air conditioners haven’t received much attention during the “smart” revolution, where everything from coffee makers and refrigerators are controlled with apps over the internet.

There was the Quirky Aros smart air conditioner made in collaboration with General Electric, but it received mixed reviews.

But one startup seems to have come up with an overhaul that’s way overdue for window air conditioners.

Check out the Noria:

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title=”It’s also much easier to install into windows than conventional air conditioners. You install the frame first where the Noria slides into.”
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title=”Of course, what would a revolutionary air conditioner be without an app to control it? You can set temperature and schedules.”
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title=”Noria’s Kickstarter campaign is under way, where it’s already received over $300,000 in funding with 35 days to go. Early bird packages are gone, but you can get the Noria for $300. It will cost $400 at retail.”
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 Also, check out Noria’s Kickstarter campaign.”
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