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Captology loves us! Applications as persuasive tools

Have you ever wondered why people use their mobile devices to “check-in” into venues, using apps like Foursquare, Yelp, Gowala or Facebook Places? Why others use fitness tracking apps that congratulate them and post their athletic accomplishments on Facebook and Twitter? Why some expense tracking apps work and others don’t?

(En)lighten up your home!

Lighting is an essential feature that brings comfort to your everyday life at home. Proper lighting makes you feel safer and more comfortable, enables you to perform tasks easily and allows you to enjoy your home at its full potential.

At Intelen, it’s all about expanding, and spreading, knowledge!

Being born out of a doctorate thesis, in a university, it is no wonder that education is hard wired in Intelen’s DNA: many of our employees regularly take skill development courses, some are continuing to pursue a graduate or post – grad degree and our restless CEO, when not presenting Intelen’s research findings, can be found lecturing students and young entrepreneurs on energy, engagement, mathematics and the amazing roller coaster startups are, in universities and congresses in Greece and abroad.

Context Monitoring Optimization for Demand Response

Demand Response (DR) describes the reduction of energy consumption by end-use customers in response to power grid needs, economic signals or special rates. According to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DR is defined as: “Changes in electric usage by end-use customers from their normal consumption patterns in response to changes in the price of electricity over time, or to incentive payments designed to induce lower electricity use at times of high wholesale market prices or when system reliability is jeopardized.” - [1]