The 3-Series Smart Outlet introduces new functionality to existing appliances and lighting devices. By placing the Smart Outlet between an outlet and any appliance in your home, you can instantly add advanced automation features. Not only can the Smart Outlet be switched on and off remotely, but it also can be used with your existing ZigBee hub to respond to alerts, schedules, and scenes. The Smart Outlet can also report its power usage for energy management. The 3-Series Smart Outlet is an affordable way to add automation and track the energy use of your home.