Wyze’s new Lamp Socket adds smarts to a dumb outdoor light

With help from a connected Wyze camera, the Wyze Lamp Socket can turn on an outdoor bulb when the cam detects motion. Also new from Wyze: a solar panel.

Budget smart home device manufacturer Wyze has developed a clever way to make your dumb outdoor lights smart: a lamp socket with a cable that connects to a Wyze Cam v3 security camera. The cable sends electrical power to the camera, and the camera’s motion sensor can trigger the socket to turn on whatever bulb is screwed into it.

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