RFM is a removable module that turns your fridge into a smart fridge.
The project is about a removable module for refrigerators. The module can be placed on any fridge, adding some functionality by wireless connect the fridge to Internet. Turning any fridge into a smart fridge.
The aim of the module is to let users check the content of their fridge from anywhere.
A camera is placed in the opening of the fridge analyze what is getting in and out of the fridge.
Each time food is put in or out the fridge, the camera takes a snap. An image-processing algorithm treats the photo, and the food will be recognized.
Also, two sensor are integrated to the module, one to check the fridge temperature, the second to check humidity.
An Android application does the link between the module and the user. Using this application the user is able to follow the fridge stock, food expiry dates and fridge constants such as temperature and humidity.
Users receive an alert when a product is about to expire.
The user, using the Android application, can manually moderate food, which is not recognized by the module.
The project is subject to a patent deposit.