NUS team develops smart socket system for plugged-in devices

Associate Professor Sanjib Kumar Panda and Dr Krishnanand Kaippilly Radhakrishnan with a prototype of the smart socket system.
Associate Professor Sanjib Kumar Panda and Dr Krishnanand Kaippilly Radhakrishnan with a prototype of the smart socket system.PHOTO: NUS

SINGAPORE - Have you ever left home and realised a fan was still running, a laptop charging, or even that the electric stove was still turned on?

None of that would be a problem if you could use an application to remotely switch off the appliances or even configure your electrical sockets to automatically shut down gadgets that draw too much power.

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