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

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, which is compatible with Apple and Android devices.

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 to create a seamless connected experience. Half of all householders find remote control of their home’s lighting attractive, a study suggests.¹

The HS110 can also analyse a house’s real-time and historic energy consumption. It complements the TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug (HS100) which comprises the same features, minus energy monitoring.

Will Lui, country manager at TP-Link UK Ltd, comments: “Time-pressed householders want simple, cost-effective solutions that enable them to organise their busy lives when away from home. 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

  • 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

Price 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 TP-Link and Amazon.co.uk

*Purchased separately

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

About TP-Link

Founded in 1996, TP-Link is a global provider of reliable networking devices and accessories, involved in all aspects of everyday life. The company is consistently ranked by analyst firm IDC as the No. 1 provider of WLAN and broadband CPE devices*, supplying distribution to more than 120 countries and serving hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

With a proven heritage of stability, performance and value, TP-Link has curated a portfolio of products that meet the networking needs of all individuals. Now, as the connected lifestyle continues to evolve, the company is expanding today to exceed the demands of tomorrow. 

*According to latest published IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker Report, Q1 2016 Final Release. 

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