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Requisite Internet

Instilling Wi-Fi capabilities into unexpected products and devices

Implications - Modern consumers have a need to be connected to the Internet and their social networks at any given time, a fact that is driving brands to design products that offer Wi-Fi capability as part of their main features. A plethora of items, ranging from cars and thermostats to vending machines and even cufflinks, are now offering Internet access, demonstrating that the ability to connect online is quickly becoming a pre-requisite of any new product that hits the market.
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Doorbell WiFi Devices
Doorbell WiFi Devices
Twine Connects Everyday Objects to the Internet
Twine is a conceptual device designed to hook up everything and anything you own to the Internet. The gadget is a small, blue brick equipped with WiFi and a variety of sensors. Twine can be programmed… MORE
Portable Wireless Scanners
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Scan & Transfer Documents Easily With the Xerox Mobile Scanner
Adding to the growing list of portable, Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets making working while on-the-go easier is the Xerox Mobile Scanner. This is a device that will make scanning, transferring and sending documents… MORE
Wi-Fi Drink Dispensers
Wi-Fi Drink Dispensers
Asahi Beverages Rolls Out Vending Machines That Provide Internet Access
For those living in Japan, you might never have to worry about getting a Wi-Fi signal ever again, thanks to a new line of vending machines set to be rolled out by Asahi Beverages. The company will be providing… MORE
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Generation-Focused Autos
Chevy Code 130R and Tru 140S Aimed at Millennials
Chevrolet has revealed two new car models, the Chevy Code 130R and Tru 140S, which are to be targeted at the Millennial generation. They were revealed at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, where the carmaker… MORE
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Wireless WiFi TVs
CES 2012 Welcomes Aquos Freestyle ConceptTV
CES 2012 welcomes the Aquos ‘Freestyle’ from Sharp as the company had models strut the stage with conceptual designs of the portable television in various sizes. What have they done? Removed all the wires!… MORE
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Tri Cascade Elka 700-10 Thermostat Monitors Energy Via Wi-Fi
The Tri Cascade Elka 700-10 thermostat is a device that monitors home energy use through a wireless connection. The system, presented at CES 2012, can track real-time energy use, thereby providing consumers… MORE
Subway-Exclusive WIFI
Subway-Exclusive WIFI
Tokyo Rail Partners With Mitsubishi to Provide TrainNet
Although it'll be some time until Tokyo subway routes sport complete WiFi functionality, TrainNet is a sneak preview into the future connectivity of subterranean railways. The modern Japanese salaryman… MORE
Internet-Enabled Mancessories
Internet-Enabled Mancessories
Brookstone USB Cufflinks Offer Wi-Fi and Data Storage
If you're looking for a stylish yet geeky gift to give your man this Valentine's Day, consider this pair of Brookstone USB cufflinks. These cufflinks aren't any ordinary set of men's accessories; no, this… MORE

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