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Someone as bright as you deserves a smart apartment like this

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Kendall Square has been called the “most innovative square mile on the planet.” Proto sits right in the thick of it, surrounded by trailblazing tech start-ups and giants like Google, Apple, and Biogen.

If you just landed a job here (Congratulations!) — or plan on pursuing a degree at next-door MIT or Harvard — then you will feel right at home in a smart apartment at Proto. This brand-new apartment building mirrors the brainpower of the neighborhood. How?

Let us look at four innovative features, one of which was conceived at MIT just minutes from Proto:

1.   ButterflyMX — the first smartphone video intercom for your smart apartment

You’ll always know who’s at the front door with ButterflyMX. Built for safety and convenience, this system turns your smartphone into a mobile video intercom, allowing you to unlock the door to the building with a simple tap on your screen.

If a visitor calls you from the front-door panel, it’ll come through as video call on your ButterflyMX app, wherever you happen to be. Do you think you will have a frequent guest? Temporary virtual keys can easily be configured, and revoked, for seamless guest access. For added security, property management can review door release logs, and there’s also a 24-hour concierge to greet visitors.

2.   Ori Systems — the latest in robotic furniture

A collaboration between MIT Media Lab and Fuseproject’s Yves Béhar, Ori Systems is available in select studio apartments at Proto. The ingenious, all-in-one workstation-storage-bed system, which derives its name from the Japanese art of origami, seamlessly transforms one room into three.

Called a “revolutionary new concept in small space living” by the Washington Post, Ori aims to challenge the status quo of static spaces. Ori interacts with Google Home and Alexa, making the transformation as easy as giving a voice command. (“Alexa, ask Ori to make the bed.”)

3.   Luxer One — the future of package delivery

Outbound shipping, 100% delivery acceptance, video surveillance — those are just some of the perks of Luxer One package management at Proto’s smart apartments. Luxer One is designed for every package size that comes your way, a considerable advantage considering over 20% of packages are now oversized. When your package arrives, you receive a notification on your smartphone with an access code. Returning something? Luxer One will pick up your package.

4.   Nest —the right temperature for a smart apartment

Always just right. That will be the temperature of your smart apartment once you put your Nest Thermostat to use. The Nest is designed to learn from you. After a week of adjusting the temperature, this smart thermostat knows what you want, when you want it. On days that call for a burst of toasty or cool air, use your smartphone to make the change before you even get home. And, it comes with an additional bonus: energy savings.

If you like the sound of these features, you should tour the Tech Lounge, “The Garage” — a music and video-game room, and everything else that makes Proto a cut above the rest.

Come and see us today.

 

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