Strips by Sensative – Thin Z-Wave Door/Window Sensor

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Another crowd funded device, Strips by Sensative is an ultra thin Z-Wave door / window sensor that is meant for those that are sick of ugly, blocky sensors that typically sit on your door or window frame. I finally got my hands on one and have spent a few hours testing the device to see how it compares to the multitudeĀ of sensors that exist inĀ the home automation market.

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Sonoff Wifi Switch & SmartThings

This is a wifi relay that can be found for as low as $5. I have had a few of these up and running for a little while now and they are working great. They can even support instant status updates (notify SmartThings on state change) when the switch is toggled by pressing the button, and are really quite simple to setup.

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