The iSocket 3G Texts Users When There's a Power Outage

By: Riley von Niessen - May 17, 2016
References: isocket3g & theverge
The 'iSocket 3G' is a smart power socket that sends users a text or call when there is a power failure at home. The device keeps track of temperature as well by monitoring the thermostat and sending alerts if a substantial change occurs. The device is compatible with as many as 10 phones at a time and will alert multiple people at once if there is a problem.

As the alert is sent through a text and not an app notification, it works with any mobile phone -- both non-smartphones and smartphones. This smart power socket is the most useful for people who have aquatic pets that need the tank temperature monitored or those needing to keep a close eye on their fridge temperature to make sure vital vaccines are kept safe. The iSocket 3G has a battery backup, SIM card and cellular radio that keep it powered to send users important alerts.