A smart outlet is a great way to get started in the smart home revolution. Plug in an ordinary lamp or fan for instant app-enabled smarts. The latest offering from ConnectSense will hide those smarts in your wall.
Like the Siri on your iPhone ($675 at Amazon Marketplace), and you can toggle any light you have plugged in to either outlet. Better yet, by the time it ships this fall, the In-Wall Outlet will also work with Amazon's digital assistant , so you can control it with your smart speaker., you'll be able to control the In-Wall Outlet with an app, and the Outlet will work with Apple's smart home platform called . Speak a command to
ConnectSense hasn't announced pricing for the In-Wall Outlet yet, but it'll be available internationally. Thecosts $100, but that price was part of why we were reluctant to recommend it in our review. Ordinary switches that you don't need to install can .
It makes sense to pay a little more for seamless smarts integrated into your home without the extra bulk of a switch, but hopefully ConnectSense can bring the price down somewhat. A low price would help the ConnectSense In-Wall Outlet stand out, as you currently have.