May 16, 2015

15 Best and Functional Power Outlets.

Collection of smart plugs and power outlets from all over the world to make your home more energy efficient.

Brio: This smart power outlet keeps your family safe and in particular the kids. Normal electrical outlets are always live with 120V, but Brio's default state is off 0V. When it detects a valid plug, the outlet switches to 24V "sensing" mode. And once the controller confirms the validity of the load, only then Brio switches from safe mode to normal 120V output. Its cool cobalt blue light indicates when the outlet is in override mode. And it is easy and quick to install and anyone can do it.

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Zuli Smartplug: The Zuli smartplug lets you control your lights and appliances from your smartphone. It communicates with your smartphone using Bluetooth Low Energy, and gives you unmatched control, monitoring and automation. All you need to do is plug the smartplug into any standard US outlet, connect any light or appliance, and install its app on your smartphone. You can turn on/off your appliances upto 1800W, dim the lights, schedule, and monitor the energy of your favorite device. And once you have minimum of 3 Zuli smartplugs, these form a Bluetooth mesh network that allows them to talk to each other. Using its proprietary location algorithm, the network detects what room you are in and will adjust your devices to your preferences to make you more comfortable and energy efficient.

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Ottobox: Ottobox is a smart home automation device that learns your schedule in 2 weeks and reduces your electric bill. To make it work all you need to do is plug your Ottobox into any standard wall outlet, plug your appliance into the unit, and you are set. It features WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, and comes with two USB ports for recharging your gadgets. Its an easy to use plug and play system that allows you to access and control your home from anywhere in the world via your smartphone.

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Plugaway: Plugaway is a simple-to-use, affordable smartplug that allows you to wirelessly control and monitor your home from your smart device. Once you take it out of the box, it syncs with your Wi-Fi network and gives you basic functions. You can put it to use with IFTTT, or build an app.

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Hook: Hook is an affordable home automation solution; it connects your existing radio-frequency enabled devices in your home to the Internet. All you need to do is sync their remotes with its app, and you are set. This allows you to control your devices from anywhere in the world. It's compatible with IFTTT.

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Domus: Domus is a plug and play affordable smart home automation solution. It provides a Wi-Fi controlled electricity socket and remote unit; using a smartphone app you can remotely control or pre-schedule the activity of all your existing electrical appliances. It is also a Wi-Fi repeater.

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Nyrius Smart Outlet: All you need to do is plug the Smart Outlet into any home outlet, connect your appliance, and control it wirelessly with the Nyrius App. It allows you to control your home appliances up to 33ft from your Bluetooth enabled smartphone. You can also set scheduled timers to activate and deactivate on any day and time of the week. Its "Proximity" feature can detect when someone enters and leaves the room and will automatically turn your appliances off. Its perfect for indoor lighting, space heaters, A/C wall units, irons, home stereo systems, or any device you want to control.

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Lumino Smartplug: Lumino uses your smartphone to transform your bedside lamp into a sunny and luminous alarmclock.

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SmartPower Outlet: You can turn any regular three-prong outlet into a smart outlet just by plugging in this portable ZigBee device. You can control your gadgets, appliances and electronics from your smartphone. It can turn on the lights automatically when you come home, and turn off when you leave; it sends alerts if lights or electronics were left on in your home.

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Snappower Recharger: With all the smart devices around, we are always looking to recharge them, and Snappower Recharger makes that easy. It's a USB recharger built into an outlet plate. All you need to do is remove your standard outlet cover and replace it with this device.

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Outlink Smart Remote Outlet: The Outlink Smart Remote Outlet comes with one standard outlet and one smart outlet that connects with the Wink App on your smartphone. Using your smartphone, you can turn its power on or off remotely, monitor the power usage, preset a budget and get notified if it's reached or exceeded.

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Ivyplug: This smart plug connects to your home network and lets you switch appliances on and off remotely with your smartphone. It works with any device that can be plugged into a wall socket like lights, coffee makers, air conditioning units and even washing machines. And it also supports high-powered electrical appliances of up to 16 amps of current. Just plug the smart plug into the outlet and connect your appliance to the smart plug, connect it with its app and you are good to go.

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Wireless Smart Plug: Plug in this wireless power monitor into your outlet and using a smartphone app it keeps track of power usage, voltage, the cumulative cost of the electricity used and more.

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Breaker: Breaker turns any outlet into a safer GFCI outlet without the need of any rewiring. Once you fix the Breaker to your existing outlets, it will prevent your kids sticking objects into an electrical outlet.

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Valta Starter Kit: Valta is a remote energy management system that can automatically detect unused devices, identify energy wastage, and send notifications to your smartphone. It connects to your home router and allows you to check and control connected devices on an iPhone anywhere or anytime.

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