Commonplace Connectivity

The Internet of Things marks a shift towards a necessity for connectivity

Implications - Consumers prioritize convenience and automation in modern product design, which has accelerated the Internet of Things to new, unexpected levels. As connectivity transitions from ubiquitous to necessary for users, brands are integrating sensors and smart features to aid the shift towards completely connected lifestyles.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 22,411 Total Clicks Jul 14 - Feb 15
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Wearable Adhesive Beacons - The Versatile Estimote Stickers Connect Everyday Objects to Smartphones
SCORE: 7
V. Hot 6,321 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 14
Wearable Adhesive Beacons
The Versatile Estimote Stickers Connect Everyday Objects to Smartphones
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Connected Home Consoles - The Wink Relay Brings All Your Devices to One Interface for Ease
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 6,294 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 14
Connected Home Consoles
The Wink Relay Brings All Your Devices to One Interface for Ease
We’re seeing our homes become overwhelmingly run by connected gadgets, which has led many to crave enhanced interaction while trying to navigate their own space; enter the Wink Relay to... [More]
Smart Whiskey Bottles - The Johnnie Walker Blue Label Smart Whiskey Bottle Talks To Your Smartphone
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 3,498 Clicks Pub: Feb 27, 15
Smart Whiskey Bottles
The Johnnie Walker Blue Label Smart Whiskey Bottle Talks To Your Smartphone
Alcoholic beverage giant Diageo and electronics company Thinfilm Electronics have teamed up to develop a Johnnie Walker Blue Label smart whiskey bottle. The bottle, which is currently in prototype... [More]
Facial Recognition Doorbells - The Chui Offers Revolutionary Secure Access to One's Home
SCORE: 6.1
Warm 2,233 Clicks Pub: Jul 27, 14
Facial Recognition Doorbells
The Chui Offers Revolutionary Secure Access to One's Home
With Chui, our faces become secure, personalized and universal keys that unlock everything in the smart world. Forget logins, keys, phones, fobs, badges, passwords, and other barriers. What good is... [More]
Bluetooth Baking Dispensers - The PantryChic Ingredient Dispenser is Perfect For Lazy Bakers
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Warm 2,363 Clicks Pub: Aug 1, 14
Bluetooth Baking Dispensers
The PantryChic Ingredient Dispenser is Perfect For Lazy Bakers
PantryChic is a Bluetooth-enabled ingredient dispenser that measures out and releases ingredients so that you never have to break out your measuring cup and worry too much about getting the... [More]
Internet-Connected Lightbulbs - Emberlight Allows You to Convert Regular Lightbulbs to Smart Bulbs
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Mild 1,702 Clicks Pub: Aug 5, 14
Internet-Connected Lightbulbs
Emberlight Allows You to Convert Regular Lightbulbs to Smart Bulbs
Emberlight is an adapter that makes it possible to convert any regular old lightbulb into a smart lightbulb connected to the Internet of Things. This is far cheaper than buying new smart bulbs.... [More]