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The Smart Home Hybrid Network

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A Smart Home requires a technology infrastructure that uses a hybrid of wired (ethernet) and wireless networks (Wi-Fi, Z-Wave, Zigbee, Bluetooth, etc). The backbone of your Smart Home should be a wired network for optimum performance. Wired networks are more reliable and faster. The main disadvantages of wired networks are installation time and cost. Wireless networks can be setup quickly and are generally less costly. The main disadvantages of wireless networks are reliability and speed. Wired and wireless networks have…

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