Posts Tagged ‘Internet of Things‘

Underground fridge goes back to basics to save money and the environment

springwise: Underground fridge goes back to basics to save money and the environment With all of the smart, connected Internet of Things devices we’ve seen recently, it’s refreshing to see entrepreneurs still drawing inspiration from the simplest and most effective ideas from the past. The

The Internet of Things in 2025

pewinternet: “Finally, the refrigerator will talk to my smartphone to tell it I need to order milk before I am out.” Many experts say the rise of embedded and wearable computing (the “Internet of Things”) will bring the next revolution in digital technology. The upsides:

Driving on a Glow-in-the-Dark Highway

smartercities: This Is What It’s Like to Drive on a Glow-in-the-Dark Highway | The Atlantic In the Dutch city of Oss, 60 miles southeast of Amsterdam, there’s a highway named N329. During the day, N329 is a stretch of road like so many others around

(via What Your Internet of Things Is Saying About You (Comic) | Re/code)

futurescope: smarterplanet: Garmin HUD projects directions onto your windshield | The Car Tech blog Smartphones have pretty much taken over as the default navigation tool for many drivers. However, some locales (including our home state of California) have outright banned smartphone use in the car:

smarterplanet: Tour the World’s Webcams With the Search Engine for the Internet of Things | Wired Enterprise When Dan Tentler wants to find something on the internet, he doesn’t use Google or Bing. Tentler, a freelance security consultant, is a road-less-traveled kind of guy. He


Home Tweet Home: A House with Its Own Voice on Twitter

As weird as a Twitter-enabled house might seem, it offers a glimpse of the future. As interest grows in the “Internet of things”—the idea of adding network connectivity to all sorts of normal objects—everything from desk lamps to ovens may soon come Internet-ready. Read more: