[Ads-l] "In-Wall"

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 20 09:28:54 EDT 2021


It's describing a device wired into the wall, I'm contrast to older smart
devices that plug into existing wall outlets. New tech needs new language.

On Mon, Sep 20, 2021, 8:36 AM Martin Kaminer <martin.kaminer at gmail.com>
wrote:

> "The Best In-Wall Smart Outlet"
> https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/best-in-wall-smart-outlet/
> I guess just 'wall outlet' is no longer adequate?
> Like "built-in appliance"?
> As opposed to out-wall outlets?  Or just out-outlets?
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