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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a gathering place of the world’s newest technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT). One of the most exciting parts of the show is seeing all the smart home automated devices. This year, ConnectSense will, once again, have a booth in the Smart Home Marketplace to display some of our connected products.

Stop by our booth for a preview of what we have in store for 2019! We are located at booth #42561 in the Smart Home Marketplace on level 2 of the Sands Expo.

Here's a sample of what you can find at the ConnectSense booth this year...

  • ConnectSense Smart Outlet² (Now Shipping)

    • Easily control and monitor devices in your home. The Smart Outlet² is compatible with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant ecosystems allowing for easy control through the app or using voice commands. The Outlet offers two separately controlled outlets and a 2.4A USB charging port for convenience. Available now on ConnectSense.com and Amazon.

  • ConnectSense Smart In-Wall Outlet (Available in 2019)

    • Available in both 15A and 20A options, the Smart In-Wall Outlet is easy to install by a certified electrician and can be provisioned quickly to an available wireless network. Fitting in a standard gang box, the Outlet is designed for both consumer and commercial-grade applications. Now compatible with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant ecosystems the In-Wall Outlet is easily controlled through the app or with voice commands to your favorite smart home hub. 

  • IoT 80/20

    • ConnectSense’s IoT 80/20™ platform helps manufacturers and OEMs affordably enable their products for the Internet of Things. The 80% is the common functionality needed by all customers, a reusable solution provided by ConnectSense, and the remaining 20% is customized for each individual product/OEM. This greatly reduces initial investment and speeds up time to market. IoT 80/20 is based on the Amazon Web Service (AWS) platform, which has low monthly fees and can easily scale up as product sales improve. In addition, IoT 80/20 includes common firmware for Wi-Fi modules and a core app for Android and Apple iOS. 

  • Espressif Chips, Modules, and Development Kits 

    • Grid Connect, ConnectSense's parent company, is the official authorized distributor of Espressif products in North America. Offering low-cost and high-performance Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (BLE) chipsets and modules, the Grid Connect team will be available to discuss the best Espressif solutions to meet your company's needs. 

Several of our partners will be displaying their smart products in our booth as well. If you want to see how ConnectSense can help connect your business, check out these amazing products below!

MoenU by Moen Smart Shower 
SchlageSchlage Sense Wi-Fi Adapter
Rollease Acmeda: Automate Pulse 2.0 (Pre-launch. Available mid-2019.)

See you there!

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Week in Review:

Did you hear the good news? The ConnectSense Smart Outlet² is here, just in time for the holidays!

The new Smart Outlet² is perfect for any smart home. Now compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Apple HomeKit you are able to control your plug-in devices with a simple voice command or with the touch of a button through the ConnectSense app (iOS and Android). With the Smart Outlet² you are able to easily monitor the energy usage of your plug-in devices, set schedules, and control the power by turning a device on or off.

The ConnectSense Smart Outlet² offers two individually controlled outlets and a USB port for quick charging. Don’t worry about installation, the outlet is easy to use with simple configuration through the ConnectSense Smart Home app.


Read the latest articles and reviews below.

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  ConnectSense’s Smart Outlet 2 lets you keep tabs on your connected devices

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense Expands To Android With New Smart Outlet

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense ships HomeKit-ready Smart Outlet 2

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense has a new Smart Outlet that you can run with your voice 

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense Releases Updated Smart Home Wall Outlet, the Smart Outlet 2

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense Announces the Smart Outlet²

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense launches Smart Outlet²

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense Launches Second-Generation HomeKit-Enabled Smart Outlet

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense Launches Smart Outlet to Control and Monitor Plug-in Devices NEWS

12/6/2018

  ConnectSense’s next plug iteration makes a home smart without a hub

12/7/2018

  ConnectSense Smart Outlet 2 review: A smart outlet for every assistant

12/12/2018

  ConnectSense's Smart Outlet 2 may be the most powerful smart plug around

12/13/2018

 

Don’t own a ConnectSense Smart Outlet² yet? Visit ConnectSense.com to connect your home today! Also available on Amazon.

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ConnectSense’s newest smart plug adds Android support and is now available to customers nationwide

NAPERVILLE, ILL. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 06, 2018

ConnectSense, a leading manufacturer of home automation products, today announces the release of the Smart Outlet ² to its product lineup. The newest smart plug works seamlessly with Siri (Apple HomeKit), Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant to allow users to easily control and monitor their everyday plug-in devices, such as lights, fans and other small appliances.

The Smart Outlet² now supports Android, in addition to iOS, and can be accessed remotely through the ConnectSense app for real-time updates of your plug-in devices. Unlike many other smart outlets that require additional gateways or hubs, the ConnectSense Smart Outlet² works with the Wi–Fi network already in a home.

With two separately controlled outlets and a USB charging port, Smart Outlet ² fits over any existing standard North American electrical outlet. After installing the outlet, users can configure it using the ConnectSense app available in the App Store and Google Play Store, easily creating custom schedules to turn on and off plug-in devices automatically, ensuring you’ll never come home to a dark house or devices that have been powered on all day.

With detailed power monitoring in the iOS app, users have insight into the power consumption of devices plugged into the Smart Outlet², as well as how long devices have been turned on. Energy characteristics use can be used for automation, such as dimming the lights when the TV turns on.

“We are committed to evolving our product offerings to create an easy-to-use, seamless way for people to better control and monitor their homes,” said Adam Justice, Founder of ConnectSense. “In our continued effort to meet our customers demands, we’ve added a more robust voice control offerings with the Smart Outlet² and are excited to expand the IoT product landscape to Android users.”

Features:      

  • Two Wi-Fi connected sockets that can be monitored and controlled individually

  • Control from anywhere with the free ConnectSense App for iOS or Android.

  • Control with your voice using Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit or the Google Assistant

  • Monitor energy usage for your plug-in devices

  • 2.4 amp USB charging port for rapid charging of smartphones and tablets

Priced at $59, the ConnectSense Smart Outlet² is now shipping and available for order at ConnectSense.com and coming soon on Amazon.com.

For more information on the new ConnectSense Smart Outlet², including high-res images, or to schedule an appointment to demo the product, please contact Kirstin Hallett at kirstin@sourcecodecomms.com.

About ConnectSense 
ConnectSense develops and manufactures a range of connected products designed to make the smart home attainable and manageable for consumers. With a focus on ease of use and simplicity, ConnectSense offers products that help users control and monitor their home.

ConnectSense partners with a selection of companies to power new products to market quickly and cost-effectively by providing its IoT 80/20™ platform combined with in-house engineering expertise. ConnectSense can be found at http://www.connectsense.com and on Twitter at @ConnectSense.

Media Contact: 
Kirstin Hallett 
kirstin@sourcecodecomms.com

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Julia Homier

Parks Associates
972-996-0214
julia.homier@parksassociates.com

 

Adam Justice, ConnectSense to present at Parks Associates’ 22nd-annual
CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference

Naperville, IL, 5/17/18 – ConnectSense announced today that Adam Justice will participate as a speaker at Parks Associates’ 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, held May 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ includes more than 650 executives and focuses on ways to engage consumers and grow revenues in the converging IoT industries, including smart home, connected health, and mobile and entertainment ecosystems.

Adam Justice, CEO, ConnectSense will participate in the session “Voice-First Experience: From Smart Speakers to the Whole House”, on Thursday, 5/24/18 at 11:30 AM. The interactive panel session, moderated by Dina Abdelrazik, Research Analyst, Parks Associates examines near-field and far-field options in new voice technologies and the challenges in presenting a seamless voice-first experience in a household where multiple different smart products are listening and responding.

Parks Associates estimates 55% of U.S. broadband households will have a smart speaker with a voice-based personal assistant by 2021.

“I’m excited to join GE Lighting, Google, Sensory and Tri Cascade at CONNECTIONS™ for a discussion around current and coming trends in new voice technologies,” said Adam Justice, CEO of ConnectSense. “Year after year, CONNECTIONS™ is a terrific event to network with key players in the connected home industry.”

The conference also features keynotes by executives from Comcast, Google, Intel, Samsung, and T-Mobile, as well as new research from Parks Associates. Sessions will provide insight into critical issues including consumer privacy, interoperability, partnerships, platform integration, big data, personalization, and new distribution models.

“CONNECTIONS™ brings together top executives, media, and thought leaders in the connected consumer markets to address critical business issues pertaining to the converging entertainment, media, and service markets for consumers,” said Elizabeth Parks, Senior Vice President, Parks Associates. “ConnectSense will provide great insight into key trends in the smart home markets and the next steps necessary to move into the mass market.”

More information about CONNECTIONS™ is available at www.connectionsus.com. Press passes for the event are available at http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-us/media/presspass. To speak with an analyst or request specific research data, please contact Julia Homier at julia.homier@parksassociates.com or 972.996.0214. Follow the conference on Twitter at @CONNECTIONS_US and #CONNUS18.
 

About CONNECTIONS™

Parks Associates' 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 22-24, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ is the premier connected home event hosting more than 600 executives from the connected entertainment, IoT, and smart home industries. Throughout the event, sponsors offer tabletop demos during networking events, spotlighting new technology innovations and services for the entertainment, mobile, and smart home market segments. For more information, contact sales@parksassociates.com, call 972-490-1113, visit www.connectionsconference.com.

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