The 'Switch Bot' Robot Remote Controls Switches and Buttons

By: Michael Hemsworth - Nov 16, 2016
References: kickstarter & geeky-gadgets
The shift towards autonomous devices within the home has created the need for the 'Switch Bot' robot remote that will automatically operate various switches and buttons in your home.

Funding now on Kickstarter, the 'Switch Bot' works by being installed onto various switches and buttons that users want to operate wirelessly. The 'Switch Bot' works on an "if, then" model to complete various tasks autonomously. This could include such things as "If I walk in the door, then turn on the lights" and a number of other operations that can be done without the need for on the spot manipulation.

Consumer lifestyles are shifting to favor automation as more users adopt smartphones and smartwatches that can be linked to other devices that can respond to their actions within their living and working spaces. The 'Switch Bot' robot remote is an example of this that can help to upgrade a home without the need for extensive upgrades.