Smart Home Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Best Z-Wave Compatible Security System?
For optimal Z-Wave functionality, we recommend using a Z-Wave Plus controller. Both the IQ Panel 2 Plus and 2GIG GC3 offer Z-Wave Plus. Find out which Z-Wave alarm system to use.

What is Z-Wave Plus?
One of the most popular wireless protocols today is Z-Wave Plus. This communication protocol is commonly used with smart home devices. Learn more about Z-Wave Plus.

Is SmartThings Compatible with Z-Wave?
A SmartThings hub is capable of supporting Z-Wave smart home devices. A security panel can be paired as a secondary Z-Wave controller. Learn more about home automation.