Slideshow: CES TechWeb Suite Sneak Peek

Amtel's technology was standout. The team showed audio technology that dramatically improved speaker sound -- even from cheap, tinny speakers.

InformationWeek Staff, Contributor

January 5, 2011

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Wall outlets haven't changed in 83 years -- until now.

ThinkEco has invented the Modlet, a patent pending outlet and USB receiver package that helps you monitor electric usage and save money. It gives you control of your power that is smart-home like, without all the investment.

Use your computer to figure out which appliances are the energy vampires -- that means they're sucking energy even when supposedly powered off. Monitor your usage and save power.

The Modlet is shipping now in business and consumer versions, starting at $50. A good chance this will save big bucks on the monthly utility bill.

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