LAS VEGAS (AP) - People will be able to order groceries directly from a new Samsung refrigerator.
The Family Hub refrigerator will let users order groceries via an app on the refrigerator's screen. The app's made in partnership with MasterCard, though you can use any debit or credit card to pay.
The service initially works with two grocery stores in the New York area: Fresh Direct and ShopRite. Users can choose when they want the groceries delivered. The fee is the same as it would be ordering from a computer - typically a few dollars, plus tip. It will be available in the U.S. starting in May.
Besides ordering groceries, the 21.5-inch screen on the fridge will let families display photos, calendars and notes for each other. And from a smartphone, you can check what's inside, as captured by three cameras. You can tell at the supermarket whether you really need more eggs. LG earlier announced a similar peek-inside feature in its fridges.
Samsung's smart refrigerator is among the many Internet-connected items being unveiled this week at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas.