Philips Hue was one of the first smart lighting systems. These smart light bulbs can run over Zigbee or Bluetooth and connect to voice assistants through the Hue Bridge.Read More »
Zigbee Compatible Smart Home Devices
Products that work with Zigbee.
Sengled Smart LED light bulbs are a great way to get started with smart lighting, especially if you live in an apartment and cannot change your light switches.Read More »
The Stelpro Maestro smart thermostats are a great money-saving addition to line voltage heating systems like electric baseboard heaters. This review covers both the Controller-Thermostat as well as the Thermostat. Now, you can have a smart thermostat even if you have electric baseboard heat.Read More »
The Wink Hub 2 is a classic hardware smart home hub that includes Z-Wave and Zigbee radios. It works with Google Home and Amazon Alexa. The Wink Hub is a great choice if you want a wide range of device options and if you don't mind a little tinkering.Read More »
SmartThings is Samsung's foray into the smart home — and it is a worthy entry worth full consideration if you are starting a new smart home system. This review covers the 2018 version of the device, often referred to as v3 or 3rd generation. There are plenty of devices that connect to it so you will be able to make a very versatile smart home.Read More »
The Echo Plus, Show, and Studio are Amazon's most recent smart home hubs. They combine the Alexa voice assistant with a Zigbee radio to become a true home automation hub. One of these may be the hub for you if you are already invested in the Alexa ecosystem and want to grow your smart home capability.Read More »