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Kreepy Krauly - the World of Things


The first swimming pool vacuum cleaner was invented by a hydraulics engineer, Ferdinand Chauvier in South Africa. He eventually creating one that would do the job automatically, powered by the operation of the pool's filter and marketed his product under the name Kreepy Krauly.
Important dates: 1974 (First Kreepy Krauly’s are sold); November 2017 (launching of PowaINFRA - an awesome Internet of Things).
This post forms part of the series of posts around 1001 Awesome things that have shaped our world. As we move to a more connected world our vision is to deliver 1001 Awesome IoT sensors.
Now that you know about an awesome thing in the world, discover our awesome world of things...
Visit the website of DS or email info@ds.co.za to discover awesome #IoT solutions and services. Following in the awesome tradition of "'n Boer maak a plan."

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