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Next In IoT Marketing: Smart Furniture

  • The Star, Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:05 AM

You’ve heard of smart TVs, fridges and security systems that you can communicate with digitally over the Internet-of-Things (IoT)? Well, now you can add furniture to that growing list. Introducing the Lift-Bit, the first IoT furniture system that you can configure digitally. It’s the brainchild of International design and innovation firm Carlo Ratti Associati and Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra. The project is featured in the Rooms. Novel Living Concepts exhibition organised by the Salone del Mobile in Milan, until Sept 12. A full-size prototype will be unveiled during Milan Design Week next year. So what is Lift-Bit all about?

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