Want to use your smartphone to automatically turn on lamp, track power usage, remotely monitor your room, and etc? Take a look at Benki, the app-enabled smart kit may be a nice solution.
The Benki is an app-enabled smart kit designed to offer you multiple ways to extend the capabilities of your smartphone. The smart kit contains three app-enabled tools including the Socket, the View, and the Break. The Socket is a smart wall outlet with two AC sockets that allow you to automatically schedule your appliances and track of power usage using your smartphone. The View is a small, battery-powered device with camera, light sensor and temperature sensor for monitoring your room or alerting you for specific conditions via your iPhone or Android devices, moreover, the Break is a simple open/close sensor to guard your house, and built-in temperature sensor keep your house more safe.
At present the team of Benki is raising fund at Kickstarter. Pledging $180 will let you own the app-enabled smart kit. If you’re interested, jump to Kickstarter official site for more details.