Smart home automation privacy

How to Protect Your Privacy from Smart Home Threats?

As smart home devices gain more popularity, so do threats that come with them. Hackers, viruses and other cybersecurity threats are starting to get into smart homes around the world to take advantage of people and private information. Just imagine somebody hacking cameras of your house and leaking videos of your private life online. Or …

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Why make the change to the Zigbee light switch UK with no neutral?

Technology has changed the way we live.  You rely on digital devices on a regular basis for everything from work-related tasks to catching up with family and friends from afar. Today, you can even incorporate a smart switch with no neutral wire to achieve home automation efforts.  If you’re looking to build a smart home …

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What is no neutral smart switch and when to use it?

Now that you are considering using smart switches for your home, you will notice there are many different options available. Even smart switches with no neutral wire. What does this mean? Should you care about neutral wire when choosing a switch?  The short answer is – Yes, you should! Common smart switches require a neutral …

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Zigbee vs Z-wave devices

When it comes to building a fully connected smart home system, Zigbee and Z-Wave are the two most popular wireless protocols. Compare to smart Wi-Fi devices, Zigbee and Z-wave devices offers mesh networking and only use a fraction of the power. If you are only interested in controlling a few devices, stick with Wi-Fi devices. …

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Smart switch, bulb, or plug

Smart light switch, bulb, or plug – what to choose?

You are ready to automate your lights, but not sure which smart devices to buy. Reading online, people are recommending all kinds of bulbs and smart switches. Webshops are selling hundreds of variations of smart home devices and local retailers are offering something you haven’t even heard of before. So, what to do? Should you …

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