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Take control with this Android controlled toilet

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Take control with this Android controlled toilet
Toilets and apps can be great sources of easy humor and laughs, but in Japan, they take their toilets seriously. Really! In most Japanese households you will find either a Toto or INAX commode that will heat the seat, spray warm water to rinse, and blow warm air to help dry things off.

Knowing how technologically affluent Japan is, it was only a matter of time before we would witness the onset of a smartphone app and a compatible toilet to do our bidding via that app. The app does everything from raising the lid, to controlling the bidet or monitoring energy and water consumption.

The INAX “Satis” is a fully featured toilet that also has built in speakers so you can play music to foster your imagination while sitting on the “throne of thought.” The Android app, “My Satis” connects via Bluetooth and in addition to controlling all the toilet functions it will also establish a diary of activity which may actually be handy in monitoring one’s health.

The INAX Satis goes on sale in Japan early next year. There are INAX dealers throughout the US and North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, the Satis will retail for about $4,500. No word on if the app will be available in any language other than Japanese.

sources: Japan Trends via Mashable


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