the watch, The drone or the thermostat, you already know. But the tire, the fire hydrant or the deep fryer? Zoom on seven objects that are already connected without you even noticing...
If there is an area in which start-ups and industry are evidence of a vivid imagination, it is the world of the Internet of things. Watches connected to tennis rackets, up to stick to become a pro of the cocktail, the choice is already wide... The proof by sept.
The deep fryer Seb
The deep fryer smart Seb cuisine much more than French fries
_ David Bonnier
The French champion of the small appliances had already been strong in 2007 by launching the Actifry, fryer 'healthy', which made it possible to make French fries with only one spoon of oil. The Smart model XL, which was launched last November, is now connected: coupled with a mobile application, it allows to follow step by step 200 recipes (starters, dishes, desserts), to control automatically the cooking, and even follow a nutritional program, for a subscription fee of 0.99€ per month.
The Michelin tire
The tires are connected in a Michelin do make savings for truck drivers
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Michelin is in the process of connecting its tyres, which he identifies individually thanks to an RFID chip. Starting with heavy weights, with Michelin Tire Care, a range of services for road transport companies: maintenance book accessible on a smartphone, tool diagnostic, predictive, traceability program with a "fleet" of tires...Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
interest? Better monitor the tire pressure (responsible for over-consumption of fuel), replace only when it is necessary (the industrial is estimated that 15% of them are changed too early) and prevent accidents related to the gums, poorly maintained.
terminal fire Bayard
Connected to the network Sigfox, the station fire can be remotely monitored through the Web interface, developed by the company Bayard
Discreet, this big SMES of the rhône-alpes is the leader in the French market posts fire, in which it holds 70%. This hegemonic position does not prevent to innovate: all of its models placed in service after 1971, are now "smart" and connected to the network Sigfox.
Aim: to provide the municipal service, governed by, and other Veolia or Suez who operate them know when they were opened or closed, to receive an alert if they are at risk of freezing or if the pole has been knocked down or ripped off. In short, ensure the availability of water in case of need and to better monitor the usage.
The trash GeniCan
Has just put in the trash, the item is already added to the list of races
In reality, this is not the trash itself, but a small box hanging on his board that the American GeniCan have made communicating. But for what? To simplify your shopping. By scanning the bar code of the product that you discard, or by announcing it aloud, you ask the GeniCan (still on pre-order on the site of the start-up) connected to your wireless network to immediately send the information to the ad hoc application, which adds it to your shopping list on your smartphone.
The kit of beauty Feeligreen
Developed by Feeligreen, the device which enhances the effect of creams can interact with a smartphone
In the form, and the health, connected objects are already legion. Follow: beauty, with, for example, the French riviera of Feeligreen. Their product? I-Feel a whole care creams, coupled to a device that multiplies the effectiveness by spreading of micro-electrical currents and light therapy by LED. It is the latter that is connected, allowing the user to program the care via a smartphone application and... the company to collect valuable data on the use and effectiveness of its care.
The range of light bulbs smart Hue from Philips has become a must-see home automation
First interest of the intelligent lighting Hue Philips? Programming and remote control unit to control the ignition, the intensity and even the color of those bulbs connected to it.
But the giant Dutch lighting has already pushed the idea a step further: associated with telecom operators, insurers and energy suppliers, its bulbs can now simulate your presence when you are traveling, flash and dazzle of the burglars in the event of an intrusion, turn red and send you an alert if your alarm goes off. Brilliant!
The button connected to Ticatag allows you to find keys, bags, hand bags... and phones.
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If, just after "where's my phone?", your second motto is "what happened to my keys?" you will bless the Britons of Ticatag, the inventors of the door-key intelligent TiBe. What does this little button connected? Hooked on your key ring, the security blanket of the small or your baggage (up to 5 TiBe can be tracked through a mobile application), it geo-tags the object in question, sounds, and lights up on demand, and can declare it lost to the community of users of the service. Conversely, a simple push of the button makes the phone ring and matched.