Technologies Explained

Introduction to Home Automation

What is Z-Wave? What is Z-Wave Plus? What is LightwaveRF? What is X10?
What is ZigBee? What is EnOcean? What is Insteon? What is Bluetooth Smart?
What is WiFi? What is Ethernet? What is RFID? What is a Proprietary Technology?
What is Alljoyn?      

Using Home Automation systems Together

Using Z-Wave and LightwaveRF Together Using Z-Wave and Nest Using Z-Wave with Philips Hue Using Philips Hue with Nest
Friends of Hue Works with Nest IFTTT Alexa
HomeKit Plugin Cloud API Local API
Vesternet Guide Manufacturer Guide Customer Guide  

Technology Comparisons

LightwaveRF or Z-wave? X10 vs. Z-Wave? Insteon or Z-Wave? Insteon or LightwaveRF?
Home Automation Comparison      

Technology In-Depth

Understanding Z-Wave Networks, Nodes and Devices The Guide to a User Friendly and Stable Z-Wave Network How do Z-Wave Controllers and Devices Work? Z-Wave Technology: Groups, Scenes and Associations


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