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35 Smartphone-Controlled Innovations

From iPhone-Controlled Cars to Automated Home Electronics

— August 27, 2012 — Autos
More consumers in the world own a cellphone than a toothbrush, which points to our increasing dependence on mobile technology, and now smartphone-controlled innovations are becoming more commonplace as well.

Using your smartphone, you can now operate virtually anything, including your kitchen stove, clothes washer, vehicle, thermostat and more. In addition to providing a convenient way to control items around the house, smartphone-controlled devices also ensure you have a way to control and monitor things even when you leave the house.

The rise of smartphone-controlled innovations signifies a direction toward complete automation, especially when it comes to the devices in our homes. As our hectic lifestyles demand more technologies that enable convenience and make life easier, smartphone-controlled innovations and technologies like those on this list will have a greater impact on day-to-day living.
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Crowdfunded Controller Apps
Crowdfunded Controller Apps
iRemoco App is a Remarkable Design for a Helicopter Remote
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Wifi-synced Appliance Controllers
Wifi-synced Appliance Controllers
Acyclica Domo Ensures That Everything in the House is Turned Off
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Smartphone-Controlled Ovens
Smartphone-Controlled Ovens
The AGA iTotal Control Stove Runs Off a SIM Card
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Wireless-Controlled Cookers
Wireless-Controlled Cookers
The AGA iTotal Control Brings High-Tech Appliances to the Kitchen
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Adaptive Central Heating
Adaptive Central Heating
Forget Dials and Buttons, the Nest Thermostat Learns Your Habits
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Smartphone-Controlled Fake Pets
Smartphone-Controlled Fake Pets
The OMNIBOT i-SODOG Lets You Raise a Dog via Your iPhone
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Smartphone-Controlled Fireplaces
Smartphone-Controlled Fireplaces
The Escea DX1500 Lets You Turn up the Heat from the Couch
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Everyday Object Automation Platforms
Everyday Object Automation Platforms
SmartThings Will Turn Your Home Into a Smart Living Space
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Plane-Piloting Phone Cases
Plane-Piloting Phone Cases
The iPhly Lets You Control R/C Vehicles With Your iPhone
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Smartphone-Controlled Balls
Smartphone-Controlled Balls
The Orbotix Sphero Rolls to New Ball Game Possibilities
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Wirelessly Controlled Cleaners
Wirelessly Controlled Cleaners
The F457 Washing Machine Lets You Do the Laundry with Your Phone
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Smartphone-Controlled Heating Plates
Smartphone-Controlled Heating Plates
The Electrolux Design Lab Mobile Oven is Compact & Portable
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Smartphone-Controlled Microwaves
Smartphone-Controlled Microwaves
Lg’s ‘Lightwave Oven’ Masters a Series of Funct
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Smartphone Piloting
Smartphone Piloting
The AR.Drone Makes Unmanned Flight an Everyday Possibility
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Smartphone-Operated Circuits
Smartphone-Operated Circuits
The 'Wireless Smart Socket' Controls Homes from Afar
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Intimately Controlled Coolers
Intimately Controlled Coolers
The Gerhardt Kellermann Fan Changes Speed with a Gentle Stroke
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Smartphone-Controlled Air Coolers
Smartphone-Controlled Air Coolers
The KUHL Wireless Air Conditioner Can Chill Hot Rooms from
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Automated Home Electronics
Automated Home Electronics
The WeMo Plug Allows You to Control Your Surroundings With an App
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Diet-Friendly Fridges
Diet-Friendly Fridges
The New Smart ThinQ Fridge Debuted at CES 2012
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Remote-Controlled Eco Stoves
Remote-Controlled Eco Stoves
The Toba Pellet Stove is a State-of-the-Art Green Design
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New Age Inferno Heaters
New Age Inferno Heaters
Stay Toasty with the High-Tech Joule Bioethanol Fireplace
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Phone-Controlled Steering
Phone-Controlled Steering
Drivers Can Operate the Apple Car Using an iPhone Remote
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Apple-Controlled Homes
Apple-Controlled Homes
Gramophone Installation Creates an Apple Product-Operated Condo
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Iphone-Controlled RC Cars
Iphone-Controlled RC Cars
The iKon RC Car is Controlled Using an Apple App
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Lamp-Controlling iOS Devices
Lamp-Controlling iOS Devices
The TimeCommand Speaker Alarm Clock is Packed With Awesome Features
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iPhone-Controlled Eco Cars
iPhone-Controlled Eco Cars
The Nissan Leaf Can Be Programmed From a Smartphone
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SMS Controlled UFOs
SMS Controlled UFOs
Untitled (UFO) with 3,000 LEDs
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iPhone-Controlled Illuminators
iPhone-Controlled Illuminators
Improve Ambience with the DeLight Lamp and its Smartphone App
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App-Controlled Appliances
App-Controlled Appliances
The Samsung Android Oven Connects to Your Smartphone for Easy Cooking
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Sci-Fi Compact Cars
Sci-Fi Compact Cars
The Honda Micro-Commuter City Car is Future and Technology-Friendly
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iPhone-Controlled Cars
iPhone-Controlled Cars
Austin Engineers Combine the Auto With Mobile Technology
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Smartphone-Controlled Timepieces
Smartphone-Controlled Timepieces
Receive Mobile Notifications On-the-Go with the Pebble Watch
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Smartphone-Controlled Ships
Smartphone-Controlled Ships
The Adastra Superyacht is Opulent and Controllable via iPhone
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Hi-Tech Coffee Taps
Hi-Tech Coffee Taps
The Scanomat Top Brewer Reinterprets Caffeine Machines
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Smartphone Controlled Vivariums
Smartphone Controlled Vivariums
Biome Flora Terrarium Merges Mobiles and Eco-Life
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