When it comes to smart home devices there are a variety of methods that they can use to communicate. This method of communication is used to allow the devices to speak to each other, provide you with access and help you configure them. In this post I will provide you with a list of these methods. Z-Wave A wireless protocol used by smart home devices to connect and communicate with each other. A Z-Wave network consists of smart devices and a primary hub which is connected to the internet. Z-Wave allows for lower power consumption than wi-fi and goes further than Bluetooth. ANT+ ANT+ is another wireless protocol but its primary function is allowing monitoring devices to talk to each other. The best example of this technology is real time monitoring of health information. There are many smart devices...