You’re probably hearing a great deal about smart homes powered by the Internet of Things (IoT). You might even be ready to start introducing smart devices such as security systems, thermostats, lighting or voice assistant to your own household.
There are multiple advantages – including the ability to automate, control and monitor your smart devices from a hub, and sometimes even from your laptop or smartphone 24/7 from wherever you are.
If you do explore this technology, one of the first decisions you’re likely to make is which wireless communication protocol to adopt. Every smart device and technology is supported by one of these protocols, and all have their selling points.
Here’s your brief introduction to each of the communication protocols available today: