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82 Internet of Things Applications

From Bluetooth Baking Dispensers to Retrofit Smoke Detectors

— November 24, 2014 — Tech
The Internet of Things is a family of related technologies that confirm that the future is well and truly here. Often referred to as IoT, it consists of devices being connected to each other using an existing Internet connection. This enables more efficient and effective use of a wide variety of devices.

From crucial matters like detecting the onset of disease and predicting weather patterns to less life-and-death activities such as grocery shopping and taking cool photographs, the Internet of Things has no end of applications.

The Internet of Things goes hand in hand with cloud computing, which allows for complex data collection, analysis and interpretation to take place without the need for tangible physical space. Many apps use cloud computing to carry out complex analysis before displaying easy-to-understand data on users' smartphone interfaces.
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Photo-Centric Cloud Storage
Photo-Centric Cloud Storage
Canon's 'Irista' Cloud Vault Service is Targeted Towards Photographers
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Police Dog Temperature Sensors
Police Dog Temperature Sensors
This Sensor Keeps an Eye on Police Dogs' Body Temperature
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Cloud-Connected Display Systems
Cloud-Connected Display Systems
BERG Invents the Pixel Track for an Updated Signage System
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79
Personally Secured Cloud Systems
Personally Secured Cloud Systems
The WEDG is a New Form of the Cloud
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Parental Internet-Control Systems
Parental Internet-Control Systems
'Kudoso' Allows Parents to Restrict Kids' Access to the Internet
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77
Portable Weather Trackers
Portable Weather Trackers
These Crowdfunded Weather Instruments Collect Environmental Data 24/7
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76
Seamlessly Integrated Technology
Seamlessly Integrated Technology
Enchanted Objects Offer a More Connected World
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75
Cloud Computing Mail Applications
Cloud Computing Mail Applications
Rapportive is a Gmail App Service for Mail Cloud Computing
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74
Galaxy-Capturing Apps
Galaxy-Capturing Apps
The MySky App Lets Amateur Astronomers Control Professional Telescopes
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73
Connected Smart Toilets
Connected Smart Toilets
These 'Smart Loos' Send Alerts When Toilets Need Cleaning and Servicing
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72
Tweet-Powered Cuckoo Clock
Tweet-Powered Cuckoo Clock
#Flock by Berg Connects to Twitter to Alert Users to Replies and More
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71
Smart Wireless Wall Plugs
Smart Wireless Wall Plugs
The Parce Idea Wireless Wall Plugs are the Next Step in Charging Devices
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70
Magnetized Smartphone Accessories
Magnetized Smartphone Accessories
The Zolo Tool Uses Magnets to Connect a Cable, Case and Battery
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69
Cloud-Connecting Modules
Cloud-Connecting Modules
The Cloud Bit Allows You to 'Add Internet' to Almost Any Object
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68
Uber-Intelligent Smoke Detectors
Uber-Intelligent Smoke Detectors
The ‘Canary’ is a Smart Smoke Detector That Analyzes
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Workout-Monitoring Sportswear
Workout-Monitoring Sportswear
The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech Shirt Monitors Physiological Info
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66
Analog Digital Music Converters
Analog Digital Music Converters
The Chordify Platform Turns Online Music into Sheet Music
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65
Mobile Payment Systems
Mobile Payment Systems
Tim Cook Announces Apple Pay Will Be Built into iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
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64
Health-Tracking Litter Boxes
Health-Tracking Litter Boxes
The Tailio Litter Box Tracks Your Cat's Weight
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Driver Tracking Devices
Driver Tracking Devices
Cloud Your Car Simplifies Car Fleet Management By Connecting All Vehicles
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Handheld Food Analyzers
Handheld Food Analyzers
The SCiO Can Instantly Analyze the Chemical Composition of Your Food
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61
Weather-Sensing Airplanes
Weather-Sensing Airplanes
Southwest Airlines Installs Climate Sensors on Their Planes
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60
Car-Controlling Headsets
Car-Controlling Headsets
The Panasonic Head Unit Reinvents the Car Tech at NAIAS 2014
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59
Intelligent Home Speakers
Intelligent Home Speakers
Amazon Echo is a Voice-Controlled Speaker Connected to the Cloud
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Identity-Saving Peripherals
Identity-Saving Peripherals
Laura Sapien's Smart Computer Mouse Carries Your Identity
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Weather-Mimicking Lamps
Weather-Mimicking Lamps
The Nebula 12 Literally Replicates Weather from the Desired Region Indoors
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Internet-Enabled Baseball Caps
Internet-Enabled Baseball Caps
Capify Snapbacks Connect You to the Web
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Rural-Ready Internet Routers
Rural-Ready Internet Routers
The BRCK Ensures You Never Lose Internet Connection
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Movie-Inspired Hard Drives
Movie-Inspired Hard Drives
The LaCie Blade Runner 4TB is Made for Sci-Fi Lovers and Techies
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WiFi-Connected Doormats
WiFi-Connected Doormats
The SmartMat Sends You Alerts and Tweets When Someone Puts Pressure on It
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Romantic Interconnected Commercials
Romantic Interconnected Commercials
This is a Tech Advertising Example for the Internet of Things
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Button-Sized Baby Monitors
Button-Sized Baby Monitors
The Monbaby Baby Monitor Button can be Attached to Your Baby's Clothes
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Parental Stress-Monitoring Apps
Parental Stress-Monitoring Apps
The ParentGuardian System Helps Parents of Children with ADHD
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Mind-Controlled Music Players
Mind-Controlled Music Players
This Unique Player Will Let You Control Playlists with Your Mind
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Dictatorial Energy Systems
Dictatorial Energy Systems
The Valta Energy Management System Gives You Complete Energy Control
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Voice-Recognition Teleprompter Apps
Voice-Recognition Teleprompter Apps
This iPad Teleprompter Knows Where You Are in the Script
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Solar Point and Shoot Camera
Solar Point and Shoot Camera
The Sun&Cloud Digital Camera Can Be Charged by the Sun or Hand Crank
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Utilitarian Forecasting Apps
Utilitarian Forecasting Apps
Weathercube Uses Gestures to Provide Daily Visual Forecasts
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Retrofit Smoke Detectors
Retrofit Smoke Detectors
This Smart Battery Turns Old Smoke Alarms Into WiFi-Connected Versions
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Smartphone-Connected Wallets
Smartphone-Connected Wallets
The SmartWallit Pro can be Monitored Using a Smartphone App
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Music-Making Motion Devices
Music-Making Motion Devices
The AUUG Music Device Translates Movement into Sound
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Herb Thirst Indicators
Herb Thirst Indicators
The Moistly Plant Buddy Keeps Tabs on Hydration as a Prosthetic Green Thumb
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Cloud-Connected Photo Frames
Cloud-Connected Photo Frames
The Flink Wireless Digital Frame Displays Your Photos Using Wi-Fi
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Wearable Disease Detectors
Wearable Disease Detectors
Kernel of Life is Designed to Diagnose Diseases in Rural Areas
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Discreet Eating Trackers
Discreet Eating Trackers
The BitBite Tracks How and When You Eat
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Wireless Beat-Blasting Beanies
Wireless Beat-Blasting Beanies
Turn Up Your SoundCloud Music and Rock Out with This Wireless Toque
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Wireless Storage Stations
Wireless Storage Stations
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive Allows for Over-the-Air Backups
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Handheld Food Scanners
Handheld Food Scanners
Device Lets You Know What's in Your Food Before You Buy or Eat It
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Scrumptious Live-Streaming Cameras
Scrumptious Live-Streaming Cameras
The CA7CH Lightbox Shares Your Experiences in Realtime
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Bluetooth-Powered Bike Locks
Bluetooth-Powered Bike Locks
The Bitlock Ditches Keys in Favor of Smartphones
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Momentary Music Matching
Momentary Music Matching
Spotify Serendipity Pairs Online Listeners From Around the Globe
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Household Item Notifications
Household Item Notifications
This Notification Object Uses Sensors to Update You on Your Home
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Cubed Cloud Speakers
Cubed Cloud Speakers
This Teenage Engineering Bluetooth Enabled Speaker is Unveiled at CES 2013
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Interconnected Smartphone Jewelry
Interconnected Smartphone Jewelry
The Bluetooth Smart Jewelry by CSR Makes Technology Feminine
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Weather-Modifying Balloons
Weather-Modifying Balloons
The Cloud Machine by Karolina Sobecka Creates Clouds Out of Thin Air
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Internet-Connected Lightbulbs
Internet-Connected Lightbulbs
Emberlight Allows You to Convert Regular Lightbulbs to Smart Bulbs
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Environment Mapping Cameras
Environment Mapping Cameras
Capture and Upload Your Room with the Matterport 3D Camera at CES 2014
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Home Cloud Devices
Home Cloud Devices
EzeeCube Provides Private Storage that Automatically Backs Up Photos and More
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Wireless Security Cameras
Wireless Security Cameras
The 'Blink' Wireless Camera is Surprisingly Affordable
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Web-Connected Golf Gadgets
Web-Connected Golf Gadgets
The InPutter Uses Data to Improve Your Short Game
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Cloud-Connected Aluminum Styluses
Cloud-Connected Aluminum Styluses
Project Mighty Versatilely Works Between Different Devices
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Weather-Predicting Sprinklers
Weather-Predicting Sprinklers
The Skydrop Sprinkler Controller Saves Your Water
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Automated Grocery Shopping Systems
Automated Grocery Shopping Systems
Smartli Ensures That Your Fridge Always Stays Stocked
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Homebound Grocery Gadgets
Homebound Grocery Gadgets
Hiku by Rob Katcher Makes Sure Nothing is Forgotten at the Supermarket
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Facial Recognition Doorbells
Facial Recognition Doorbells
The Chui Offers Revolutionary Secure Access to One's Home
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Bluetooth Baking Dispensers
Bluetooth Baking Dispensers
The PantryChic Ingredient Dispenser is Perfect For Lazy Bakers
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Walk-In Speaker Systems
Walk-In Speaker Systems
The AudioOrbs Orb Speaker is the Ultimate Audio Experience
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Beverage-Powered Phone Docks
Beverage-Powered Phone Docks
For a Power-Saving Charger Try the Epiphany onE Puck
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Social Notification Bracelets
Social Notification Bracelets
The Hicon Social Media Wearable Wristband Keeps You Connected
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Pollution-Sensing Umbrellas
Pollution-Sensing Umbrellas
This Smart Umbrella Collects and Visualizes Air Pollution Data
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Smartphone-Connected Eyewear
Smartphone-Connected Eyewear
The Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses Rivals the Google Glasses
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Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts
Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts
This Top is About Detecting Epileptic Seizures and Collecting Data
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Smart Music-Streaming Devices
Smart Music-Streaming Devices
Prizm Selects Music Depending On Who's In The Room
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Dicey Music Devices
Dicey Music Devices
The Cube Media System Lets You Tangibly Interact With Your Audio Collection
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Cloud-Syncing Paper Notebooks
Cloud-Syncing Paper Notebooks
The Mod Notebooks Digitize Notes, Transferring Them to Your Tech
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House-Connected Smartphone Devices
House-Connected Smartphone Devices
The Ninja Blocks are like Digital Butlers
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Connected Home Consoles
Connected Home Consoles
The Wink Relay Brings All Your Devices to One Interface for Ease
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Wearable Adhesive Beacons
Wearable Adhesive Beacons
The Versatile Estimote Stickers Connect Everyday Objects to Smartphones
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Crowdsourced Tracking Tags
Crowdsourced Tracking Tags
The 'Tile' System Lets You Leverage Others to Find Your Stuff
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Device-Charging Solar Backpacks
Device-Charging Solar Backpacks
The ‘Birksun Levels’ Solar Backpack Charges Gadgets on
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Beacon-Powered Retail Platforms
Beacon-Powered Retail Platforms
Swirl's Mobile Marketing Platform Engages Consumers on a New Level
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Life-Capturing Cams
Life-Capturing Cams
LifeLogger Records Life's Most Memorable Moments
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