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Smart Refrigerator

Definition - What does Smart Refrigerator mean?

A smart refrigerator is a high-tech programmed refrigerator that is able to detect the type of items stored in it and keep track of important details such as expiry and usage. These refrigerators work on a barcode or RFID system whereby they collect the batch and manufacture detail directly from the Internet.

A smart refrigerator is also known as an Internet refrigerator.

Techopedia explains Smart Refrigerator

A smart refrigerator is a refrigerator that has Internet access and is able to recognize and manage items stored inside it. Automatic detection requires a barcode or RIFD on each item, or items can also be registered manually. A smart refrigerator allows a user to know which items are inside the refrigerator without opening it, by simply checking the display list on an LCD or other output device. The refrigerator is able to send its content list to various other display devices and is able to communicate via various mediums. This technology evolved in early 2000s.

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