Dongbu Daewoo releases NFC-enabled smart series

A smart refrigerator "talks" to consumers through their mobile phone.
In Korea,  Dongbu Daewoo has released its Klasse Smart series of refrigerators incorporated with an STMicroelectronics RFID tag. The tag collects data about an appliance's performance, and then transmit it to user's via mobile phone.

Sensors in the refrigerator detect whether any of its three compartments are open, and measure the temperature within each compartment.  A processor that tracks the appliance's energy consumption is also included.

This "smart" refrigerator will "talk" to consumers about the state of their appliance.