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Internet toaster. Man holds up a cable connecting a toaster to the Internet. The toaster contains a mobile web server the size of a telephone card. This enables it to be operated remotely from a computer connected to the Internet, a global computer network. The technology could be applied to control other household appliances as well as complex industrial plants. Developed at the Siemens research centre in Roke Manor, England.
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