This LG Smart Sensor Can Turn Your Low-Tech Appliances To Smart Home Appliances
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LG has announced plans to showcase a neat new sensor called Smart ThinQ at the upcoming IFA 2015, designed to turn regular home appliances into smart ones. A Smart Lightwave Oven and Smart Air Conditioner will also star at the trade show, boasting AllJoyn compatibility.
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LG plans to showcase a range of smart home technology and products at the upcoming IFA 2015, including a sensor to make “dumb” appliances smart.

According to the company, its IFA announcements will include the Smart ThinQ sensor, as well as a Smart Lightwave Oven and a Smart Air Conditioner that support AllJoyn: an open platform that AllSeen Alliance developed for the Internet of things (IoT).

The Smart ThinQ Sensor (pictured above) is designed to work with traditional, low-tech home appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines and others, turning them into smart appliances or, as LG puts it, making them “smart-aware.”

Once attached to home appliances, this circular Smart ThinQ Sensor gets feedback such as temperature or vibration and transmits its readings to the Smart ThinQ app on the user’s…………… continues on Tech Times

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Lincolnville man badly burned in appliance explosion
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Posted Aug. 30, 2015, at 3:04 p.m.

LINCOLNVILLE, Maine — A man suffered burns over 40 percent of his body Sunday in Lincolnville after a gas-powered refrigerator exploded, according the town’s fire chief.

Kergan Thomann, 29, had been working on the refrigerator about noon in a tow-behind camper parked at 17 Calderwood Lane when t…………… continues on Bangor Daily News

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