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Installed using your existing wiring, Swidget eliminates clutter by hiding your smart home technology into an extraordinary outlet.
Installed using your existing wiring, Swidget eliminates clutter by hiding your smart home technology into an extraordinary outlet.
Installed using your existing wiring, Swidget eliminates clutter by hiding your smart home technology into an extraordinary outlet.
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    1. Missing avatar

      Gord Likar on January 11

      June 18 delivery is that final?

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      Matthew Wagerer on December 31

      Lowell thanks for the information, I was thinking along the lines of 15W. But it is nice to hear Your keeping your options open.

    3. Swidget Creator on December 26

      Hi @john smith - sent an email your way to follow up. Looking forward to connecting!

    4. Lowell Misener Collaborator on December 19

      Hi @Matthew Wagerer
      The current USB configuration can output 5V@2A (10W) which does provide fast charging. Presently the current configuration does not support the higher voltages. However, we will be looking at what upgrades are possible in the future.

      Cheers

    5. john smith on December 19

      No reply from you yet...

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      Matthew Wagerer on December 17

      Any chance that the USB charger will be upgraded to support higher voltage / fast charging?

    7. Levy Rivers
      Superbacker
      on December 4

      Thanks for the response.

    8. Lowell Misener Collaborator on December 4

      Hi @Levy Rivers
      The current plan for the Swidget wifi camera is targeted for operation with the Swidget App. We will be looking in the future to expand the capability to other platforms. For any system outside of the Swidget App, bandwidth and security will be top priority. For video, MQTT may not be the best choice in this regard as it is really meant as a low bandwidth protocol.

      Cheers

    9. Levy Rivers
      Superbacker
      on December 2

      Will the wifi camera technology be compatible with MQTT communication protocol and REST API services?

    10. john smith on November 23

      I am looking to buy a lot of these to a home manufacturer, could you email me at natureman67@gmail.com

    11. Lowell Misener Collaborator on November 22

      Hi Josh,

      The inserts you can pre-order now are the same as the ones that were available during the Kickstarter campaign and currently via Indigogo In-Demand, and, we remain committed to delivering these in June. As an early supporter, when we have new inserts available for pre-order, like the Alexa repeater and Wi-Fi camera, you will be the first to know. Thanks for the support!

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      Josh S on November 21

      @creator, if we have submitted our survey and wish to add additional addons such as an Alexa repeater or wifi+camera, how do we do so?

    13. Jeffrey Min on November 1

      Sorry electric control is hard for me I want to refund

    14. Swidget Creator on October 26

      @stephane You completed and submitted your survey, so you are all set! Thank you!!

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      stephane
      Superbacker
      on October 26

      @creator im pretty sure i did my survey but can you help with my status ? Thank you

    16. Dave Rexworthy on October 26

      Woot! Thanks Swidget!

    17. Swidget Creator on October 26

      Hey @Dave - funny you should mention it! We had an update scheduled to go out tomorrow. However, given your enthusiasm, we'll hit send now. Thanks for your continued encouragement!

    18. Dave Rexworthy on October 26

      Were is an update. Please don't be one of those campaigns that just stops communicating after the campaign ends. I get that weekly updates is not necessary but monthly ones would be nice, even if it is a no news update.

    19. Lowell Misener Collaborator on September 23

      Hi @Dave,
      Thanks for all the support! Cheers

    20. Dave Rexworthy on September 22

      Just filled out my survey and now looking forward to getting them. Hopefully everything will stay on track for June 2018. As I was going through the survey it dawned on me when deciding if I wanted extra inserts that if I did get them they would probably end up lost somewhere. Have you guys thought of a storage option to sell in the future that could hold all the inserts? Or even have Starter Packs that have a couple different inserts in them rather then buying individually?

    21. Lowell Misener Collaborator on September 16

      Hi @Matthew,
      We've got the survey done and just waiting for final approval. Should be just a matter of days. Thanks for the support! Cheers

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      Matthew Wagerer on September 15

      Just checking to make sure the survey is still coming and it didn't get eaten by my email spam folder.

    23. Lowell Misener Collaborator on September 8

      Hi Beverly. We're putting the survey together now and this should be out next week. Sorry for any confusion - Kickstarter charges for the original reward and the survey that we will send out will allow you to add items to this order. Really appreciate the support!

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      Beverly Clark on September 7

      Was waiting for my backer survey so I could add my USB outlet but never got one- just got an email that my order was charged to my credit card?

    25. Mike Frenchik
      Superbacker
      on September 1

      Congrats. Looking forward to getting them.

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      rdn on September 1

      Having a major home remodel (kitchen,adjacent rooms) done in the spring....great timing....looking forward to installing many Swidget units.. Keep me posted..good luck

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      Lesley Millar on September 1

      So excited to get my Swidget! Very best of luck with the work to come.

    28. Mike Venable on September 1

      Congratulations on making your Dreams a Reality. I look forward to using your product for Years to come.

    29. Mike Frenchik
      Superbacker
      on August 27

      Boom! Stretch goal met. Woot!

    30. Lowell Misener Collaborator on August 25

      Hi @Troendlator,
      While the Swidget outlet will function with a Line and Neutral connection - from a safety standpoint, we strongly recommend that it only be installed with all three connections. Cheers.

    31. Troendlator on August 24

      Daaaa!
      Of course it requires a neutral. I meant the ground. My outlets do not contain a ground wire, just the hot and neutral.
      Does it require ground to function?

    32. Lowell Misener Collaborator on August 24

      Hi @Troendlator,
      Yes. The Swidget outlet uses the same Line, Neutral and Ground connections as a regular wall outlet. Cheers.

    33. Troendlator on August 24

      Will a neutral wire be required for this outlet?

    34. Lowell Misener Collaborator on August 18

      Hi @Brad and @John-Paul,
      Thanks for the support! At present, we are focusing on the current configuration of Swidget as the first platform. In the future we do plan at looking into other platform configurations of not only the outlet, but switch, and international versions as well. We’ll keep everyone posted!

    35. John-Paul Hayworth on August 17

      Is there any consideration about varying the plugs as well? For example, I would love to get one where one of the plugs was replaced with two USB slots AND there was the module slot as well.

    36. Brad Sweet on August 16

      Do you have any plans to allow for both plugs to be controllable in the future or will that not be able to be done?

      I'm also interested to know if you plan on getting into the light switch arena as well. I currently have the TP-Link one but it only works on single pole. If you were able to come out with bi-pole or triple pole control it would one up them. I also think you would still be able to fit your fit your plugs in as well.

      Will the sensors only be able to control the plug... or do you envision that it can be used to trigger another smart devices?

      I am very excited for your product. I had some ideas myself and this is the closest to what I've been thinking about so far.

    37. Lowell Misener Collaborator on August 16

      Hi @Knocki
      Many thanks for all the support!

    38. Lowell Misener Collaborator on August 16

      Hi @Brad
      Google Home is one of the targeted platforms for the Wifi Control Insert. Cheers!

    39. Knocki on August 16

      Congratulations guys! Keep up the great work, and finish strong! Let us know if there is anything we can help with.

    40. Daniel Shafer
      Superbacker
      on August 16

      Don't use updates to spam projects.

    41. Brad Sweet on August 16

      Will the WiFi option still give me the ability to integrate with Google Home or do I need to go with the Z-Wave one?

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      Chris Adamson Collaborator on August 15

      @Michael

      The charges will originate in the US via Kickstarter's payment processing partner. Thanks for backing!

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      Chris Adamson Collaborator on August 15

      @David

      Thanks for the support! UK and EU compatible systems is something we hope to pursue in the future, though we will look to round out the North American product line first. We'll keep you posted!

    44. Michael Wolbert on August 15

      Quick questions. I see you are based in Canada, though pledges appear to be in USD. Depending on how I am charged I may have foreign fees/exchange fees. I am wondering if you can help me understand ultimately where the charge will be originating from so I can choose my payment accordingly? Thank you

    45. David Marks on August 15

      This is brilliant, and would be even more amazing if you could launch a UK compatible system.

    46. Lowell Misener Collaborator on August 13

      Hi @Jon

      We are planning to have a number of inserts ready for the product launch in June 2018. We’ll definitely keep you posted. Cheers

    47. Lowell Misener Collaborator on August 13

      Hi @Stephane

      Thanks for the support! With any of the Kickstarter rewards, the Swidget outlets come bundled with an insert – you can select from Wifi or Z-Wave through your choice of pledge.  As for the other Inserts, we’re planning to release a number of them about the same time as the product launch in June 2018 and could be anywhere between $5 for simple inserts to upwards of $15 for more complex ones. We’ll keep you and everyone posted as we get closer to the launch! Cheers

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      Jon A. Menter on August 13

      Amazing creation, would rather have the speaker insert than the sub if I could choose please.

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      stephane
      Superbacker
      on August 13

      Hello and thank you to create such a great project... So I might haven't read well or read everything and so sorry for my ignorance but we back the outlet without the insert correct ? So when the insert would be available and for how much ?
      Thank you again

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