Thursday, January 10, 2013

Smart appliances help run your household - Business - The Boston Globe

It's all personal productivity enhancement and geeky demos, until your furnace gets hacked...
"My first reaction: Who needs it? But a day or two at CES is changing my mind. Here I’ve seen dozens of companies scrambling to create new kinds of data networks that will link just about every device in our lives.
“The Internet of things,” they call it: a world of machine-to-machine communications, where washing machines and door locks, furnaces and fridges talk to one another, and, occasionally, to us. Geeks have spoken of it for years, but the Internet of things now may be finally coming into its own."
Smart appliances help run your household - Business - The Boston Globe
Post a Comment