ZigBee gateways, also known as ZigBee controllers or ZigBee hubs, control your ZigBee Devices and ZigBee system. A ZigBee Gateway Controller is a hardware unit that plugs into you Wi-Fi router enabling you to add and configure ZigBee devices and to create and run 'scenes' that enable the system to do things automatically, such as turn on lights based on motion or time. The gateway also allows remote access via the Internet or smartphone even when you are away from home.
ZigBee scene controllers and ZigBee light controllers are an essential part of a ZigBee smart home system - they not only work with all the ZigBee devices, but can also work together with other smart home systems such as Nest, Alexa, Google and HomeKit. The Gateway controller, brings your smart home network to life.
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