The 'Wireless Smart Socket' Controls Homes from Afar

By: Jordy E  - Published: Aug 8, 2012 • References: & gizmag
The Munich and Kaiserslautern-based Fraunhofer Institute has developed the 'Wireless Smart Socket,' another breakthrough in digitally-controlled homes. The ability to control lighting, television and virtually any device from afar has been highly sought after, and has been facilitated by the development of smartphone technology.

Machines plugged into the Wireless Smart Socket can be controlled via smartphones or laptops, no matter the location. The electrical circuits operate by way of an IPv6 device, one that is a part of a growing at-home automation movement.

Aside from its obvious practical implications, the Wireless Smart Socket is also ecological. Turning lights or switches off at any point in the day will be essential to the conservation of energy. Stats for Smartphone-Operated Circuits Trending: Older & Mild
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