30 Mar '16, 6pm

#IoT

tore down a Belkin WeMo Wi-Fi-connected outlet switch for EDN , which I thankfully (and rarely) was able to reassemble afterward in a functionally and cosmetically intact state. I'd initially purchased two switches , actually; I later supplemented my stable with a third unit . My primary acquisition-and-usage motivation was to see how robustly I could control the switches using only my voice , via an Amazon Echo virtual assistant (which I also recently tore down for EDN ; I'll share more of my hands-on experiences with it in a near future post). More generally, however, as someone with existing extensive experience using INSTEON equipment , I was curious to see how well a competitive (and more modern) alternative home automation technology might work out for me. The first two switches I acquired were advertised as being brand new, but this ended up not being the case; I ne...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/brians-brain/4441723...

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