Z-wave or Zigbee. The future?

Both are good protocols, with different pluses and minuses. See the following article in the community created wiki:


Some people prefer to stick with one protocol, many, including myself, chose SmartThings specifically because it supported multiple protocols and therefore I could select the best device for each use case. It’s not that difficult, or expensive, to build a strong backbone for both Zigbee and Z wave in a typical size house. :sunglasses:

And here is a more general FAQ that also includes WIFi.