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A refrigerator that connects to the Internet!

Last updated on: January 17, 2012 10:39 IST

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Samsung's Krystle Richcreek demonstrates a prototype Internet-enabled refrigerator with a 10.2 inch screen during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The refrigerator, which connects to the Internet via Wi-Fi, has a variety of Apps including a grocery in ventory manager and a Twitter feed.

CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, runs through January 13. Steve Marcus/Reuters.

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Image: Samsung's Krystle Richcreek demonstrates a prototype Internet-enabled refrigerator.


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TOACTV fitness device is displayed during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The device wirelessly communicates with headphones, heart monitors and smartphones and the music player determines which songs improve your performance, a representative said.
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Image: TOACTV fitness device.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

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A Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 attracts attention from showgoers during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Image: Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

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Visitors check a display at the Panasonic booth showing electric vehicle technology, including a concept wireless charging system, during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Image: Visitors check a display at the Panasonic booth.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.
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Yi Ding of Los Angeles uses a Kodak photo kiosk after sending it a photo via Bluetooth from his smartphone during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Internet-enabled kiosk also lets you print photos from your Facebook account and the accounts of your friends, subject to privacy restrictions. 

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Image: Yi Ding of Los Angeles uses a Kodak photo kiosk.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

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Microsoft program manager Chaitanya Sareen gives a demonstration of the Windows 8 operating system at the Microsoft booth during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Image: A demonstration of the Windows 8 operating system at the Microsoft booth.
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Jesse Grant plays a 3D Star Wars game on the Kinect for Xbox 360 gaming console during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Image: Jesse Grant plays a 3D Star Wars game on the Kinect for Xbox 360.
Photographs: Steve Marcas/Reuters.

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A HP Envy 14 Spectre ultrabook is displayed at the Intel booth during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Image: HP Envy 14 Spectre ultrabook.
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A Panasonic prototype photo and video communicator is displayed during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The device connects to the Internet over a Wi-Fi connection.

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Image: Panasonic prototype photo and video communicator.
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Visitors check a display at the Panasonic booth showing electric vehicle technology, including a concept wireless charging system, during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Ericsson engineer Anders Stenkvist assists at right. Ericsson demonstrated the new technology, called "capacitive coupling," in which the photograph was transferred from the phone, through the human body, to the screen without using radio signals.

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Image: Hans Vestberg (L), president and chief executive of the Ericsson Group, transfers a photo from a smartphone to a computer screen using his body.
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A 75-inch Samsung LED television is displayed during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Image: A 75-inch Samsung LED television.
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The MOTOACTV wirelessly communicates with headphones, heart monitors and smartphones and the music player determines which songs improve your performance, a representative said.

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Image: Elissa Easdale walks on a treadmill as she demonstrates properties of the Motorola MOTOACTV fitness device.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.
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A Tobii Technology representative demonstrates what the Swedish company says is the world's first first eye-controlled laptop at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Now testing, the device allows the user to completely control his computer just with eye movements and is expected to be available for professional applications in two years with consumer applications to follow.

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Image: First first eye-controlled laptop.
Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters.

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The Pet Tracker GPS pet collar is displayed at the Qualcomm booth during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The collar uses GPS to track a pet's location and can send messages over a cell network if the pet strays from a pre-determined area, a representative said.



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