smartifact

smartifact

A popular term for a device which is sufficiently sophisticated that it can be considered "intelligent" and "aware" of its surroundings.
 
Examples
Smart materials that change shape or physical characteristics depending on the situation.
References in periodicals archive ?
The study of children's smartifact usage and parental awareness of its usage in a smart environment (Master's thesis, Pai Chai University, Daejeon, Korea).
And just as the first biplanes were quickly turned from reconnaisance duty to war-fighting, these new automonous smartifacts will be inevitably applied as warbots of unprecedented lethality.