Need a simple way to turn your appliances into smart devices and control them with your smartphone? Take a look at Plugaway, the smart outlet should be a nice solution.
The Plugaway is a versatile smart outlet designed to offer you an easy way to remotely control your appliances using your smartphone. As we can see from the image, the smart device features compact, minimal design, and using integrated socket you can easily connect your device with the smart outlet, while built-in WiFi connectivity allows it to join in your local network in order that you can use custom designed smartphone app to control the connected device such as scheduling & timing it, turning it on/off, sending alerts, and etc, moreover, Plugaway doubles as an energy monitor, and the application clearly shows you the detailed info of consumption. After the break, check out the following demo video.
At present the team of Plugaway is raising fund at Kickstarter. Pledging $25 AUD (approx $22.8 USD) will let you own the smart outlet. If you’re interested, jump to Kickstarter official site for more details.