Using RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags on each bottle, the rack can be commanded, via a handheld browser, to illuminate bottles which match certain criteria using RGB LEDs.
I can’t see it being much use in my house (I’m lucky if there are two bottles of wine standing in the kitchen, and if there are, they’re not around for long) though a similar system in the supermarket could be interesting – if needing a lot of space to implement.
(Via Oh Gizmo!)
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