Spark is a special socket that connect ordinary lights to an online network.

We've previously covered high-tech lightbulbs like the LIFX where users can control the bulb using a smartphone.  Now, Spark Devices has launched a working prototype that enables any ordinary lightbulb to be controlled with a wireless device. The Spark Socket is a standard lightbulb socket that connects to the Internet over a Wi-Fi network. Users can use the app from a smartphone, tablet, or computer, to complete various commands such as switching the lights on and off, dimming the lights, and setting times to automatically turn the lights on and off .

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