Part of the Caseta Wireless system, the $149 Lutron Smart Bridge lets DIY smart home builders control lights, window shades, and Wi-Fi thermostats all through Android and iOS mobile apps.
Lutron's Smart Bridge and related app work great, but the price is much too high for basic automated dimmer capabilities. If you plan to add other connected devices, its value will improve considerably.
The Lutron Smart Bridge offers DIY connected home builders the tools to command lights, shades, and thermostats via a mobile app.
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