Belkin adds WeMo Light switch, looks to tack on Android compatibility later this year

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Belkin adds WeMo Light switch, looks to tack on Android compatibility later this year

At CES 2012, Belkin outed its WeMo line of home automation products with the Home Control Switch and Motion Sensor with a Baby Monitor tacked on in October. This year in Las Vegas, the company adds a Light Switch to the family. When paired with an iOS device, WiFi router and your home's existing wiring, the Light Switch can be used to control lights from anywhere -- including scheduling -- via the WeMo app. Additionally, Belkin has announced that Android compatibility will be available with the device launches this summer or shortly thereafter. Ice Cream Sandwich the minimum OS requirement and beta testing is set to begin next month for Samsung Galaxy S III users.

(We're waiting on images from Belkin, but when they arrive we'll update this post tout de suite.)

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