Friday, January 07, 2011

When refrigerators tweet and washing machines text

Connecting home appliances to the internet isn't exactly a new concept. And Kurt Scherf, an analyst at Parks Associates, used the example of an animated TV series about a futuristic family to explain why it hasn't taken off.

"It's just too Jetsonian to be practical," he said.

From the article, "When refrigerators tweet and washing machines text" by John D. Sutter

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