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TP-Link Unveils Smart Plug with Energy Meter Compatible with Amazon Echo

TP-Link’s Wi-Fi Smart Plug with Energy Monitoring (HS110) enables consumers to control devices wherever they are in the world

Reading, Berkshire, UK - Nov. 1st, 2016 - Homeowners can now control connected devices with their voice or the swipe of a finger wherever they are in the world, thanks to a new smart plug from TP-Link, a leading global provider of reliable networking solutions.

The TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug With Energy Monitoring (HS110) can give the impression a house is occupied, control lights and electronic devices to come off and on as needed, and provide added reassurance for homeowners on holiday or at work.

Householders can also control the smart plug at the touch of a screen via TP-Link’s free Kasa app, available for Android and iOS.

The smart plug also works with Amazon Echo*, the e-tailer’s hands-free voice activated hub, which features Alexa the personal assistant.

TP-Link smart plugs are reliable, cost-effective, simple to use and easy to add to a home network creating a seamless connected experience. Half of all householders consider the ability to control their home’s lighting remotely an attractive feature, a study suggests.¹

The HS110 includes a useful energy monitoring feature that shows how much energy an individual device consumes. It complements the TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug (HS100) which comprises the same features, minus energy monitoring.

Will Liu, country manager at TP-Link UK Ltd, comments: “Time-pressed householders want simple, cost-effective solutions that enable them to organise and keep their homes safe even when they are on holiday or away on business. The Kasa app enables users to view and manage the real-time status of individual devices throughout their home. You no longer need to worry if the iron or hair straighteners have been left on, tap the app and manage turn individual plugs on and off. TP-Link’s smart Wi-Fi plugs provide peace of mind wherever they are in the world.”

Key Features at a Glance:

HS110  – Wi-Fi Smart Plug with Energy Monitoring

 

  • Controls devices connected to the smart plug wherever Internet is available, via the free TP-Link Kasa app;
  • Schedules the smart plug to power electronics on and off as need, e.g lights to come on/off at dusk/sunrise or the radio to simulate someone at home;
  • Analyses real-time power consumption of a device;
  • Turns devices on and off at different times e.g to give appearance house is occupied;
  • Compatible with Amazon Echo voice control (sold separately);
  • Analyses a device’s historical power consumption.

HS100 Wi-Fi Smart Plug

As above, minus energy monitoring.

 

RRP and Availability:

The HS110 Wi-Fi Smart Plug With Energy Monitoring: £34.99

The HS100 Wi-Fi Smart Plug: £24.99

Both are available via Amazon.co.uk and Argos.co.uk

 

* Purchased separately

¹ GfK smart home study 2015, +7,000 consumers Ends