Monthly Archives: January 2011

Looking to wireless lighting control first

Wireless lighting controls provide some great benefits for retrofit applications. The obvious selling point being the luxury of not having to drill holes, tear down walls, or delve into other generally destructive projects. But it might also be time for … Continue reading

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Wireless is the only real option in reliable automation solutions

Wireless home automation is a relatively new concept when compared to the wired solutions that have been around for close to four decades. In what was really the first standards based approach to home control, X10, which uses a home’s … Continue reading

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Zigbee vs. Z-Wave (Part 2)

In our prior post, we touched on what universal standards mean for the home control industry and where Z-Wave and Zigbee fit into that equation. Here, we’re going to try to add a bit more perspective on when, where, and … Continue reading

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Zigbee vs. Z-Wave (Part 1)

The race for who will occupy the rapidly growing residential networking space is heating up. News features are being released nearly every day about companies with big names, and others with big potential, choosing sides. There’s a lot at stake … Continue reading

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