Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Intelligent spoons

First there was the smart clothes peg, now comes the intelligent spoon (via MAKE: Blog). The spoon is equipped with sensors that measure temperature, acidity, salinity and viscosity...

CREDIT: Connie Cheng and Leonardo Bonanni
The intelligent spoon

The concept is not exactly practical, the spoon itself is too large and the interface to the sensors is opaque to the user, it needs an external computer to retrieve the data. However like other, less savoury, innovations it does hint at a future where ubiquitous computing is, well, ubiquitous...