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2 Author(s)
Badami, V.V. ; Gen. Electr. Corp. Res. & Dev. Center, Schenectady, NY, USA ; Chbat, N.W.

The authors describe how novel sensors and control algorithms embedded in today's domestic appliances make them smart enough to estimate the size and dirtiness of a load of clothes tossed in a washer or to determine whether water in a pot on the stove is boiling. They argue that, as semiconductor costs come down, such appliances will get even smarter

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Spectrum, IEEE  (Volume:35 ,  Issue: 8 )