Friends, when you see the Wi-Fi label on a box in the electronics section of your local big box store, you know what it means. We’ve had years to watch wireless internet spread to college campuses, libraries, airports, and every corner of our homes. But some devices have a different label: Z-Wave. What’s that all about? The two have something in common. Wi-Fi and Z-Wave are both wireless networks, and they both enable your devices to communicate with one another. They just happen to do so in different ways. So which should you use, and where? Let’s break this down.
What Is Wi-Fi?
What Is Z-Wave?
It’s Not Necessarily Either-Or:
Which Is Better?
As usual, the answer to that question is it depends. Let’s take a look at a few key areas.
Security And Privacy:
Looking at the all the stats and mainly security perspective, in my opinion, Z-wave is far better than Wi-Fi.
What do you think is better? Which technology would you trust to manage your smart products? Which do you hope to see attract more device manufacturers? You’re welcome to share your thoughts the comment section below!
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