At the Consumer Electronics Show last week there were several new “smart” kitchen appliances on display. A new Samsung smart refrigerator has Pandora and a weather app built into the door.
One problem: these appliances came out a decade ago and few people actually want them. Here are some photos from an assignment I did in 2003 showing a “smart” kitchen. It centered around a tablet computer (rare for 2003) which talked with, and controlled the oven and refrigerator.