Have you ever made yourself a cup of tea, and then promptly forgot about it when waiting for the water to cool? We have. Imagine a Smart IOCup™, that constantly measures the temperature of your drink and notifies you when it is the perfect temperature.
What it does
The Smart IOCup™ is packed full of features:
- Constant temperature monitoring
- Accelerometer-powered sip detection
- Automatically dipping your tea bag, and pulling it out of the water when it's done
- Smart dashboard!
- View graphs of your drinking history
- View calculate estimate of when your tea will be drinkable
- Control auto-dipping feature
- Manually start or stop dipping the tea bag
How we built it
What's next for IOCup
There's still a lot of improvements that could be made!
- The web ui could be improved,
- Notifications should really be sent to your phone
- The accelerometer could be used to determine how much fluid is left
- Use the angle you have to drink at to calculate it
- Show stats for amount drunk/sip etc