the Internet of Things [green]

Student Project for INDS 3B09: Design Research, Insights & Innovation
For the Industrial Design Department of the Ontario College of Art & Design,
team mentor Matthew Jones, Research Associate, Beal Centre for Strategic Creativity

Sunday, January 29, 2006

ScreenFridge

"This has got to be the coolest gadget yet for the kitchen: a fridge freezer that is hooked up to the Internet.Screenfridge, as it is called, allows you to send and receive e-mail, view contents of the fridge on your cellphone, watch television, pay bills and handle personal banking. You can also keep food in it. By wirelessly connecting to a store, Fridgescreen can be used for home shopping..."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/276870.stm
http://www.electrolux.se/screenfridge/




2 Comments:

  • At 12:42 PM, January 30, 2006, Blogger leslie* said…

    not too sure about the categories - will look into and and let you know.

     
  • At 4:31 PM, January 30, 2006, Blogger leslie* said…

    oops sorry, that comment was meant for another post.

    LG came out with a fridge a few years ago with the Internet in it -and it didn't seem to quite fulfill its potential [who needs to use the Internet while in the kitchen?] - but the idea of being able to check the contents of your fridge, place grocery orders, etc, is very "Internet of Things".

     

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