The “Internet of Things” is the idea that we’ll one day be able to interact with our home and possessions the same way we load a web page or send an email.
Accidentally leave your lights on? You can turn them off from the other side of the world. Want to start your air conditioner as you leave work so that you might enjoy a comfortable home upon your arrival? You can.
Here’s a use case that many will likely get behind: what if a robotic appliance brewed beer for you in your own kitchen, and you interacted with it via smartphone? That’s the promise being fulfilled by Brewbot, a home appliance that works in tandem with a smartphone app to take all the tedium out of home brewing.
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