Unlike other outlets, the Swidget Smart Outlet consists of two elements, the outlet itself and inserts. Many inserts can be used on their own, like a nightlight or USB charger, or they can be connected to a number of systems via WiFi, Z-Wave or ZigBee protocols. Alternatively, you can start your smart home automation with Swidget, and choose whatever platform you’d like to use in your home. The plug-and-play system is also compatible with most intelligent personal assistants, such as Alexa, Siri, Google, etc. Continue reading for a hands-on video and the Kickstarter page.
“What’s even better is they work modularly – meaning an outlet near the front door can house a motion sensor or camera while one by your bed can be equipped with a USB adapter for charging your phone. In fact, they are already offering 15 different plug-and-play modules that range from aroma therapy to a nightlight and are easily adapted to all future technologies, so you can customize your house as you see fit,” reports Hi Consumption. Kickstarter page.