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NAPERVILLE, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2015) - Homeowners and renters looking to inexpensively automate their homes now can turn traditional devices into smart devices with the ConnectSense Smart Outlet, manufactured by Grid Connect. The Smart Outlet is a thoughtful tech gift for gadget lovers, frequent travelers and Apple fans.
The Smart Outlet fits over any existing, standard North American electrical outlet. Its two Internet-connected electrical sockets enable users to automate everyday plug-in devices, such as lights, fans and holiday decorations.
Because the Smart Outlet is built on the Apple HomeKit platform, users can control devices plugged into them using Siri (via iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple Watch) or through the ConnectSense app.
Premium features include:
- Apple HomeKit support for easy set up and configuration, data security through end-to-end encryption, and Siri voice control.
- Two WiFi connected sockets that can be monitored and controlled individually.
- 2.4 amp USB charging port for cell phones, tablets and other devices.
More seniors are beginning to embrace technology to connect with their loved ones and to make life easier. One of these technologies includes the ConnectSense Water Sensor.
This holiday season, gift givers can give friends and family peace of mind with a wireless and portable water sensor from ConnectSense. The ConnectSense Water Sensor can detect the presence of water anywhere before it becomes a problem, and notify homeowners by email, phone call or text message, making the sensor a good solution for vacation homes, boats and basements that may be difficult to access.
The ConnectSense Water Sensor is an easy Do It Yourself (DIY) system that does not require monthly monitoring fees. Owners simply place the sensor’s probe on the floor where the first signs of water may appear. Owners then set up notification rules at ConnectSense.com about who is contacted and if notification is by email, text message, phone call or Tweet. Notifications are sent using the existing Wi-Fi network and can be sent to more than one person. ConnectSense also manufactures sensors to monitor temperature, humidity, motion, security and light.
A valuable gift that delivers peace of mind, the ConnectSense Water Sensor retails for just $149.95 and can be purchased on Amazon.com or at shop.connectsense.com. Included: Water Sensor, USB cable, Industrial Velcro and Screws for mounting, 4 AA NiMH rechargeable batteries and Quick Start Guide.
For a wrap up of some other technologies available to make senior living easier, visit Senior Outlook Today.