Why the ‘Internet of Things’ will take a while to arrive

Nice sceptical piece in the Economist:

Many smart gadgets are still too expensive. One of Samsung’s smart fridges, with cameras within that check for rotting food and enable consumers to see what they are short of while shopping (through an app on their phone), sells for a cool $5,000. People who can afford that probably don’t do their own shopping.

Worth reading in full.