Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Typical Japanese housewives demonstrate how taking one beer from the fridge (right) automatically decrements the beer-on-hand counter (left) displayed on the touchscreen.
One appliance manufacturer has announced a yearlong rollout for its new line of smart appliances, each with touch-screen apps and remote access from smartphones and touch-screen tablets. One appliance manufacturer, LG, is pioneering smart-grid-ready appliances with new models slated to roll out in nearly every month of this year. First in the line will be a smart refrigerator whose integrated touch screen and remote access capability reveal what food items are inside, their expiration dates and suggested recipes using only on-hand items.
Further Reading: http://bit.ly/NextGenLog-l0Fr
Posted by R. Colin Johnson at 11:16 PM