Wired or wireless smart home, which one to choose

Today we will focus on wireless systems. Each of these systems has its pros and cons, so it’s hard to say which is better. It all depends on the individual needs of the future user.

The idea of building automation systems has been known for more than four decades. At first, these systems were used in public buildings. Over time, they began to be used in residential buildings. Initially, the exclusive product gradually became the standard in new buildings – now building automation is also increasingly developed at the stage of choosing the design of the house. It is then that decisions are also made about the choice of a particular system.

Have you decided to buy a smart home, but do not know which system to choose? These are the problems of many buyers. There are several types of systems on the market. Here you can select:

wired and wireless systems,
central and decentralized systems,
open and closed systems.

Since the development of the first smart home system, there has been a dispute over which solution is better: wired or wireless?

Currently, many industry companies are encouraging buyers to buy apartments and homes with wireless systems. Wireless systems operate on the basis of radio wave technology, that is, one where all devices, equipment and installations have control modules in the form of microtransmitters and receivers hidden in electrical boxes.

The control modules communicate with each other via radio waves, which can interfere with each other with other devices, such as: mobile phones, keyfobs for gates, Wi-Fi access points and other devices on the network that use radio waves. In addition, wireless systems have additional control devices in the form of advanced automation control modules, which significantly increase the number of elements of the wireless system itself.

Advantages of the star-shaped cable system:
Versatility in terms of configuration of ICT services.
Easy to maintain and maintain.
Resistance to mechanical damage.
Very simple diagnostics.
Very low probability of failure of the entire system.

In systems based on cable solutions, transmitters and receivers are not used, and control modules (located in the switchgear) are connected to a pre-prepared cable layout. In a specific case: The Smart Home system does not use any unusual or unusual cables.

All cabling is built on the basis of standard electrical cables (just in a different way) and UTP cables (one of the cheapest electrical cables) connected to the switchboard. Such a frame in the form of cable wiring guarantees the quality and reliability of communication with all elements of equipment, devices and installations that we want to control.