In this gadget, the wireless module provides Wi-Fi connectivity and most commonly uses ESP8266 Wi-Fi adapter. This adapter is a self-contained SOC (System On Chip) with an integrated TCP/IP protocol stack that can provide internet connectivity to this gadget via a control board.
This unit provides a power supply to operate the various hardware units. It converts the input AC to output DC. This unit also provides power to recharge the chargeable battery for this smart mirror (if any battery is present to provide power in case of failure of the main power supply). The internal circuit of the power adapter is almost similar to your laptop charger. It provides power to the control board, wireless adapters, display unit, and other internal units.
When the smart mirror turns into an ON state, all the applications are running on a fully-fledged operating system like LINUX, start working, and send the fetched and processed information to the display unit. The display unit is present behind the one side of two-way mirror. And this side is only visible from the other side of the mirror which is the user side. That’s how this mirror is becoming a digital newspaper for you to provide weather info, news headlines, and much more.
Smart mirrors, one of the applications in the IoT are, can be used in home technology, fashion sector, retail sectors, and more. You can also use this mirror in your home and it will become your assistant for the outer world. Smart mirror has many applications. Once you start using it, you will become a fan of this gadget.
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