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Digital tests on fridge

Magnetic, letter-sized digital photo frame
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People need to eat frequently, and the refrigerator is a common place in the household where people go a lot. With this in mind, it was a common place, in the paper age, to hang pictures, to-do notes, and high-scoring tests returned by teachers. I feel like this tradition could be dying, and I think it's important to give children this sort of spotlight to encourage further achievement. Proposed is a fairly rugged digital photo frame with strong magnets designed to be placed on refrigerators in households with children. Unlike prior art, this photo frame would be specifically optimized for letter-sized documents (8.5"x11" in the US). It would feature a wide viewing angle to be plainly visible at all heights. In one embodiment of the idea, it may even be powered by the refrigerator itself to avoid battery consumption and the hazards of wires (e.g. choking, tripping, etc.).
kevinthenerd, Dec 10 2013


       //People need to eat frequently// There, I think, we have the problem.
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 10 2013

       My fridge has a stainless steel door, which magnets don't stick to.
hippo, Dec 10 2013

       Integrate a large LCD touchscreen into the door.   

       That way, if there's a camera inside, it would also be possible to examine the contents of the fridge without opening the door; and check that the light goes off, too.
8th of 7, Dec 10 2013

       Surely only the cook goes to the fridge regularly, and then when they are cooking, they will be rather busy? I mean it's great if you encourage your children to cook meals for the family, but that is hardly the time to distract them with a digital screen.
pocmloc, Dec 10 2013

       If you have sea fish in your fridge, it could display the message "All your bass are belong to us" ...
8th of 7, Dec 10 2013

       The power for this machine must not come from the elctricity the fridge runs on or from its motor but only from the difference in temperature.
zeno, Dec 10 2013


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