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(EurekAlert)   A new smart tablecloth can find fruit and help with watering the plants, help create the new IoT (internet of tables)   ( divider line
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213 clicks; posted to STEM » on 30 Oct 2020 at 4:34 PM (38 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2020-10-30 4:50:22 PM  
I think smart fabrics should find more use in helping machines recognize and interact with their environment.

No Skynet. Dirtnet.  Dirtnet wrapping its light, soft, fabricy skin around your body, around your neck as you sleep.
2020-10-30 5:08:20 PM  
Bobby Tables has his own internet now?
2020-10-30 5:33:06 PM  
Until it can recognize specific humans and chide them for eating too much I'll stick with my smart placemats.
2020-10-31 1:42:22 AM  
"Being able to sense non-metallic objects is a breakthrough for smart fabrics because it allows users to interact with a wide variety of everyday items in entirely new ways,"

Mmmmk..... How?
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