[ih] Early IoT: anyone remember The Internet Toaster and Crane? :D
lars at nocrew.org
Thu Jul 9 01:05:14 PDT 2020
How about Arpanet of Things?
Danny Hillis connected elevator buttons to MIT's Chaosnet, and by
extension Arpanet. Users could type a special key combination on their
keyboards to call the elevator to Tech Square floors 8 or 9. Another
key would buzz open the door to the machine room on the 9th floor.
Source code for this is available.
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