Here’s a cool little addition to the increasingly competitive world of home automation . Ube’s got a WiFi Smart Dimmer that utilizes multitouch functionality to control the the lights in your house — use one finger to turn off a single light, or use two to turn off a set. The company picked SXSW as the venue to announce the forthcoming launch of customized gestures for other smart devices — in the example given to us by CEO Utz Baldwin, a user can input a “W” to turn on the sprinklers — or an “A” plus up swipe to turn on an alarm and an “A” plus a down swipe to disable it.
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Ube WiFi Smart Dimmer to receive customized multitouch gesture control