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18. August 2016

Using the Zipato RFID Keypad in the ZWay-Smart Home

For many users, the gain in the area of safety is one of the most important aspects of Smart Home. Intelligent access controls represent one possibility, the Zipato Mini RFiD Keypad, which can soon be used with ZWay as well, is a solution.


Safety for the Smart Home

According to a study of the American Smart Home producers “August” and “Xfinity”, who belongs to Comcast, with 63%, the aspect of safety is at the very front of networked homes. One opportunity is represented by the access control at the door, which is able to (de)activate an alarm. At this point – considered the different systems – there are various solutions, numerical codes can naturally be [...]

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6. April 2016

The Z-Wave system also gets a 10-year functioning smoke sensor

User of a Z-Wave smarthome system can finally use a 10-year functioning smoke sensor. This smoke sensor manufactured by POPP is even an award winning device.

2 weeks ago, I told you about the 10-year functioning smoke sensor for Homematic systems, now Z-Wave users get the possibility to equip their homes with an 10-year functioning smoke sensor, too. The manufacturer POPP developed their smoke sensor Ei650W, which is inherity able to connect with other sensor of it´s type and is equipped with a 10-year lasting battery, further and increased it about the abillity to be implemented in a Z-Wave system. The device was elected as the best smoke sensor using long lasting lithium [...]

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6. April 2016

Fibaro Smoke Sensor in Practice – How to code your smoke alarm

On-road-test?  What does that mean, will you learn in the following article …

10 year smoke sensor
The Z-Wave system also gets a 10-year functioning smoke sensor
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