Home Automation is a future market that Apple will definitely be participating in over time. We’ve written a number of reports showing Apple’s interest in this area of technology (one, two, three four and five) with one particular Apple patent figure illustrating a fridge with a large display on its freezer door, as noted below.
Today, the Korean press covered Samsung’s entry into next generation Kitchen appliances starting with a smart fridge.
Family Hub: Top-of-the-Line Smart Refrigerator
“Fridges are not just for storing food anymore. They now have features that allow consumers to order groceries online, watch TV shows and listen to music.