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When toasters fly: what will it take for “smart” appliances to take off?

You’re driving home after a long day at work. You call up your refrigerator and ask it what it suggests for dinner. It says you have just enough ingredients for one of...
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When Refrigerators Attack! The Future of Smart Grid Security

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (3 years ago)

INT CAR — MORNING A man is stuck in traffic on his way to work. His mind wanders and his OCD kicks in: Did I leave the toaster plugged in? He pulls out his smart phone and taps the app labeled “Home Automation”, then taps “Kitchen” ... Read Post

GE Puts Smart Appliances, Smart Grid Technology into Georgia Homes

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (3 years ago)

Ten homes in Warner Robins, GA, near the Robins Air Force Base, will be equipped with Smart Grid technology from GE, including Brillion smart appliances such as ovens, refrigerators, and others. The homes will be part of a two-year ... Read Post

How Internet-Enabled Appliances Can Save You Time & Money

Technology : GigaOM (6 years ago)

The idea of the Internet-enabled home appliance has been around since the heady days of the dotcom boom, when LG introduced its DIOS refrigerator and Sun Microsystem’s Scott McNealy paired a tablet PC with a Whirlpool fridge. But LG... Read Post


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