October 28, 2000
My fridge called my air conditioner!
Author: JT Smith
ZDNet has a story documenting the addition of two new industry acronyms. A2B and A2B2C stand for Appliance to Business and Appliance to Business to Consumer, respectively. The idea behind the protocol is connecting more to the internet which could extend to refridgerators and other household appliances not generally thought of as network-ready.