For the third holiday season in a row, the CheerLights project is gearing up. The idea behind CheerLights is to show that we are all connected by synchronizing the color of lights around the world. Christmas lights are a staple around the holidays and with Internet-connected lights, the color of your lights matches the color of… Continue reading CheerLights is Back for the Holidays #iot – Let’s go Red
On September 17th, I got a bunch of Facebook messages that said my Tweeting Toaster was now a Ziggy comic. 🙂 My Tweeting Toaster is a step in the self-aware direction for appliances. This Ziggy cartoon made me smile, but it also made me realize the inevitability of social objects and the Internet of Things and then… Continue reading Ziggy Comic – Is It My Tweeting Toaster? #mytoaster #iot
More hot toaster action on Presse Citron… Aux Etats-Unis, un petit génie a eu l’idée de lier son grille-pain à un compte Twitter pour que celui-ci publie des status comme « Toasting » ou « done toasting », lorsque son propriétaire prépare son petit-déjeuner.
Boston.com says, “This high-tech toaster can Tweet“. A Pittsburgh man has wired up his toaster to his Twitter so that the appliance automatically tweets “Toasting” and “Done Toasting”—and nothing but that—every morning.
@MyToaster comes in at Number 4 for the “13 Coolest Inanimate Objects You Can Follow on Twitter“. The upgraded toaster is powered by the ioBridge IO-201 and ThingSpeak.