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Researchers will discuss the fusion of new technologies with home life during an all-day event Tuesday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's University Park Hotel. The meeting is hosted by MIT's House_n Consortium, a research group that is focused on evolving homes with technologies, products and services; and TIAX, a collaborative research and development company. Hal Stratton, chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, will deliver a keynote speech. The event will also include narratives from members of academia and industry, and a panel discussion about evolving technology development for health and well-being. "As the home continues its evolution from a living space to an epicenter of healthcare, commerce, work, entertainment and communication, there is tremendous op...