Internet of Things. The latest of latest jargons. Simply put disconnect machines from their human masters. Let machine communicate themselves. Let machines take predefined decisions based upon the data they receive, while the human masters are immersed heavily in their shopping to heart or workaholicing ;
As tech guy + science fiction fan + a bit of creativity I am trying to guess how this is going to change our simplest of simple lives.
We visit a restaurant ; The glasses there are really bottom less. You drink the fluid and keep the glass over table. Glass communicates to table it opens its bottom – table pushes more fluid to auto-fill the glass.
The buffet wastage is reduced. Buffet is started, the dishes knows how much is consumed how fast it is consumed, the door knows how many foot falls are coming in and their weight, even their previous history. The plates knows who is eating how much and what. The smart monitor in kitchen displays which dish is required in next five minutes, sixty minutes.