Intelligent Electrical Outlets: Efficient and Safe

Here’s a short presentation at TED 2010 by inventor John La Grou, where he unveils an invention that would make electrical outlets much smarter. The invention, Safeplug, promises to prevent deadly accidents like house fires — and to conserve energy.

2 thoughts on “Intelligent Electrical Outlets: Efficient and Safe”

  1. Cool Idea for sure. I was with him until he talked about remote shutdown of devices.

    I don’t want the government to be able to turn off my light, radio, TV or computer!

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