Smart Home Basics

General Questions

1What is a smart home and why would I want one?
A smart home has lights, appliances, heaters, air conditioners, doors and other things that can talk with one another and can be remotely controlled using your smartphone. A smart home makes life easier. For example, if you regularly forget to unplug your water heater, or need to turn off the AC, you can turn either of them off from work with the Smart Switch and an app.
2What could I control with smart home tech?
You name it. Instead of fumbling for your keys, Digital locks keyless entry senses your presence via smart technology and unlocks the door with a touch of your finger. Or enter your house to your ideal temperature with the Smart Thermostat. How about soft, warm lighting in the hallway that gradually gets brighter as you head toward the kitchen? That’s where the Z-Wave India Ambiance Starter Kit comes in. It can fill your room with a sunny-bright yellow in the morning or a calm orange as the sun sets. Keep tabs on what’s going on indoors when you’re away with Z-Wave India All-in-One Home Security Kit. It detects new or unusual movement in your home and sends notifications with HD video to your smartphone.
3How difficult are smart home gadgets to install and manage?
Most shouldn’t take long to install and are fairly easy to use. With Smart Thermostat, for example, the company says three out of four customers are able to install it in 30 minutes or less. Other smart home accessories available from Z-Wave India are even easier to install and manage. Many of our products have step-by-step video tutorials (examples include Smart Lock, Smart Switch, Smart Sensor).
4How does my smartphone communicate with my smart home?
Most smart home devices connect via a mesh network called z-wave, zigbee or to your home’s Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, and you control them via an app on your phone.

System Options

1How long does it take to install smart home technology?
In most cases, it takes from one to three days for installation, although some projects can take longer. However, our clients become clients for life, which means anytime they have a question about how to operate their system we are there, which makes us unique in this business. Unless our clients understand every aspect of their system, our job is not finished.
2What smart home technology systems do you sell?
Z-Wave India uses the top brands of smart home technology systems. Regardless of how you connect to your system, or what system you choose, you can control just about everything in your home or business: lights, temperature, cameras, and more, whether you are home, in the office, or on the go.
3Does smart home technology work in business?
Absolutely. Our commercial clients run the gamut from Fortune 500 companies, colleges and boutique hotels to small businesses, sports bars and restaurants. Our integrated smart home systems are each custom-designed to fit the unique needs of each business so that you, the business owner, can get back to work minus the technology headaches you experienced in the past. The list of business automation commercial services we supply is endless, including conference systems, whole-building audio, multiple smart TVs, security, surveillance, phones, lighting, motorized shades and green initiatives. Everything is integrated into one automated system, controlled from one simple interface.

Install Options

1Do I have to make my whole house smart?
No. Our smart home system is fully scalable, so if you want to start small, perhaps with an easy-to-use TV/surround sound system in your family room and a few rooms with background music, it’s easily done. In the future, you can add whatever extras you want or need, since the brains of your smart home is already installed.
2Will you have to punch holes in my home to install?
No. All of our systems are wireless. We use wireless devices. They are easier to install, and in the end they become a part of the whole home automation system.
3When do you install a new home or business for smart home technology?
New construction, renovations and or additions to older buildings, We can install a smart home system at any junction. Everything is planned accordingly. Our technicians will work in the new construction phase along with the electricians.