A Quick Overview
By now you might have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT). You might even have IoT technology installed in your home.
For a quick review, the IoT consists of the smart devices that automate the way your smart home functions. These include lights, locks, security cameras and alarms, thermostats, doorbells, lawn watering systems and other gadgets that you can remotely program and control.
But here’s the problem: your IoT devices might use a variety of smart device “protocols” or communications technologies, and those protocols aren’t always compatible. That’s why your home might need a smart hub.