Z-Wave is a smart home protocol based on a mesh network of devices running on the sub 1-Ghz radio band (the exact frequency depends on which country you are based in).
It is championed by the Z-Wave Alliance and it’s primary technology is licensed by Sigma Designs of California, USA. Many leading manufacturers create smart home and home automation product based on the protocol including GE, Honeywell, Aeon Labs, Leviton and more.
- MQTT vs Websockets vs HTTP/2: The Best IoT Messaging Protocol?September 4, 2015 - 9:38 am
While doing any sort of development for an Internet of Things (IoT) connected device such as an Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or other embedded platform, the question inevitably comes up as to what is the best messaging protocol to use? Assuming your application can’t use straight up web pages, there are really two viable options at […]
- A Simple Go TCP Server and TCP ClientFebruary 2, 2015 - 11:47 pm
Golang is a new-ish programming language that has really come into its own. It is a portable language which runs across many platforms; but allows advanced system and memory access unlike other web programming languages. There are a number of readily available packages which extend the functionality of Go without re-inventing the wheel, so you […]