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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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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

LG Wants You to Text Your Fridge

Technology : Huffington Post: Technology Blog (11 months ago)

Wearable technology may be the big trend here at the international CES but smart, connected home appliances is coming in a close second. Samsung showed off a line of smart kitchen appliances: A refrigerator, washing machine, even an... Read Post

Extracting value from the IoT

Technology : O'Reilly Radar (5 months ago)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than a network of smart toasters, refrigerators, and thermostats. For the moment, though, domestic appliances are the most visible aspect of the IoT. But they represent merely the tip of a very l... Read Post

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