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SmartCut by SmartWatt

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SmartCut is an intelligent electrical energy saving powerstrip that intelligently cuts currents of connected devices in "stand by" mode.


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What actions do you propose?

1) SmartCut detects electrical devices connected in stand by mode: idle smartphone transformers, current stabilizers, powerstrips, idle air conditioners, idle washing machines, idle tv sets, idle audio equipment, idle computers.

2) After a preprogrammed certain time, Smartcut cuts the current of the corresponding current outlet.

3) The user can turn the current back on by pressing the button associated with the corresponding SmartCut outlet.

4) For those users with smartphones the SmartCut could be controlled by local security enabled wifi connection.


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Related Proposals

  1. https://www.climatecolab.org/contests/2016/mit-climate-mitigation-solutions/c/proposal/1331610
  2. https://www.climatecolab.org/contests/2015/urban-energy-efficiency/c/proposal/1319801
  3. https://www.climatecolab.org/contests/2015/urban-energy-efficiency/phase/1306824/proposal/1320158


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