This umbrella will tell you when it's going to rain. The Ambient Umbrella receives weather statistics from www.accuweather.com. The handle illuminates 12 hours prior to expected rain, enough time for you to pack your rain gear. This item surely demonstrates how the internet can interact with our daily lives in more ways than one.
Implications - The Internet has become an integral part of this modern society. We rely on the internet for communicating, entertainment and even business. Now there is even technology that allows everyday objects to integrate the Internet with its functions. Companies should begin to brainstorm ways that they can stay current and inject their products with up-to-date tech.