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.

Aeon Labs Smart Energy Meter (Home Energy Meter)

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