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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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7 Featured, 60 Examples:
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Featured Examples

Wearable Adhesive Beacons
Wearable Adhesive Beacons
The Versatile Estimote Stickers Connect Everyday Objects to Smartphones
These beacon-enabling Estimote stickers work similarly to wearable technology without actually being attached to humans. The small adhesive beacons connect everyday items to smartphones. While... MORE
Connected Home Consoles
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
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
play_circle_filled Facial Recognition Doorbells
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
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
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
Interactive Accommodation Apps
Interactive Accommodation Apps
MIT's Future Hotel Experience Makes the Marriott More Interactive
The Future Hotel Experience is an ongoing project between MIT’s Mobile Experience Lab and Marriott Hotels that started in 2012. One of the newest things to come from the partnership is the Six... MORE

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