In Pictures: Weirdest things in the Internet of Things

The Internet is slowly creeping into every part of our lives, so much so that it’s becoming easier to look around the house and find objects that can be connected to the Internet.

Vending machines A few Internet-connected vending machines have already surfaced for promotional purposes. Pepsi launched the Social Vending System in 2011 to engage customers and drum up publicity, while the Internet Coke Machine is an early web legend in its own right. But vending machines stand to benefit from constant connectivity, which could alert suppliers when inventory is low.

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