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Published on May 1st, 2014 | by Dan Walsh


The Internet of Toilets

The Internet of Things is coming. Leading the vanguard is a WiFi enabled robotic bathroom monitor.

Have you ever strolled confidently to the office bathroom only to creep awkwardly back to your desk when you found out it was, er… “at capacity”?

I know what you’re thinking.

“There’s got to be a better way!”

Well, the folks over at have found a better way. Thanks to the recent revolution in hardware prototyping, they were able to rig up a few sensors, an LED light, and even create a mac toolbar widget to let everyone in the office know if it was safe to use the lou. Genius.


Read more about the project: Is the Toilet Free?

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