Check out the future of light switches, bRight Switch system.
Here is what the company has to say about their product on the site:
"What if your lighting system could automatically learn what you want, turning on the lights without you having to lift a finger?
What if you could make the switch in the kitchen also turn on the light in the living room, and you didn’t have to call an electrician?
What if, wherever you are, you could plug in your phone without first hunting down the charger?
What if, instead of a wall switch, there was a full-color touch screen smart device packed that could be color coordinated with your room, provide security, intercom, wake up alarm, Internet phone and more?"
Here is a Gadgetreview article on the switch.
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