Microwave ovens weren't designed for patient people

12 July 2014 by Steve Blum
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Doesn’t cook any faster.

GE is floating a prototype sensor suite for cookware that will measure the caloric and, eventually, nutritional values of microwave meals. It’s an interesting concept. But it’s still a lab concept. It does point to two things, though.

First, consumer goods manufacturers are looking at ways to combine sensors, connectivity and powerful server-side processing to deliver rapid, granular data to people on a routine basis. Everything around us is measurable, and creating devices that can automatically gather that data and send it on for processing – make it meaningful – is rapidly becoming commonplace.… More