Washing Machine Orders Detergent When It’s Running Low [Pics]

Washing Machine Orders Detergent When It’s Running Low [Pics]
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Just one example of how Berg aims to create a connected home.

Serena Chu
  • 28 february 2014

Designed by Berg, Cloudwash is a prototype washing machine that is connected to a web platform, giving people the option to set up wash loads and purchase detergent all with an app. To test out how appliance connectivity can enhance our home living, the designers of Cloudwash made adjustments to a Zanussi washing machine and intercepted its system controls by inserting an Arduino Mega to communicate the serial data passing back and forth – such reverse engineering provide essential infrastructural information on the machine.

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