With the help of various apps, you can use your iPhone or Android phone to do many things. But if you want to use your smartphone to control your device at home, Elphi the smart plug should be able to help you.
Elphi is an innovative small gadget designed to offer you an incredible way to monitor, control and even share devices at home with your friends through your iPhone or an Android phone. As we can see from the image, the smart plug features portable design, and comes with a dual-core WiFi chip to connect your local WiFi network, and via its matching app, you can conveniently monitor and control those devices that have been connected with the smart plugs, for instance, instantly turn on or off devices, measure the power usage of any device, and monitor it over time, set alarm for your coffee machine, and etc. Apart from that, the smart plug’s firmware is updatable for improvement.
At present, the two designers of Elphi are raising fund at Kickstarter. Pledge $69 will let you own a Elphi smart plug. If you’re interested, jump to Kickstarter official site for more details.