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Remote Monitoring And Tracking Of Content In An Internet Connected Refrigerator Using Webcams, Augmented Reality, And Mobile Devices

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000228732D
Publication Date: 2013-Jul-01

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Abstract

Disclosed is a novel remote monitoring system comprising an array of webcams built into the inside of an Internet-connected refrigerator. The system includes a method to integrate the webcams in the appliance with a remote device (e.g., smart phone, tablet, etc.) allowing a user to remotely view the contents of the appliance. Using gestures on the mobile device, the user can view the remote image from different angles.