From Cyborg Cycling Protectors to Tweeting Refrigerators

By: Meghan Young - Jan 27, 2015
The objects in people's lives are converging in exciting ways as this collection of multifunctional technology shows. As social media and smart devices become an integral part of every day activities, it's only natural that companies and designers would make an effort to streamline their products and services for efficiency and convenience.

Multifunctional technology might adhere strongly to a focus on power, specifically keeping devices charged while also performing another task, yet this arena has been expanding exponentially over the last few months. From televisions that grant access to the Internet to refrigerators that send a tweet every time its opened and even a projected stove top that keeps cooks connected to social media and email accounts, multifunctional technology touches on a variety of tasks.