The end of shopping lists may be near. South Korean's Samsung Electronics is developing a new generation of geeky refrigerators that are equipped with radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, which detects when its contents are running low or approaching expiration dates.
According to the Korea Times, the refrigerator automatically senses inventory needs such as when milk or juices run low, and could even send a shopping list to its owner's cell phone or to the supermarket. The device is scheduled to launch in 2008 or 2009.
Now if only my closet could do the same thing.