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New Z-Wave gateway made by Popp

24.09.2015

As of now Z-Wave Europe, as the exclusive roll-out partner of Popp & Co, offers the Popp Hub, a control center for intelligent connected homes.

Popp brings Smart Home Gateway with Z-Wave to the market

  • Gateway for Smart Homes is presented
  • Based on stable Raspberry platform
  • Certified Z-Way middleware and ready to use iOS and Android apps guarantees fast and easy steps into home automation

Hohenstein-Ernstthal, September 24, 2015 – Z-Wave Europe GmbH, Europe’s largest distributor for Z-Wave wireless technology devices starts sale of Popp & Co.‘s smart home gateway.

With the Popp Hub a tradition-steeped electric company brings an own control center for home automation to the market. The Hub is equipped with the Z-Wave wireless system which allows connecting, monitoring and controlling all intelligent devices within the connected home. The user can decide if he wants to control the devices by wall switch, remote control or mobile device using the free iOS and Android app at home or from far away.

The Hub is based on the mini computer Raspberry Pi. Thus it represents a particularly stable and flexible control solution for smart home networks. Thanks to the integrated device database and step-by-step instructions any new smart home device can be connected quickly and easily.

Besides the POPP Hub is able to manage non Z-wave devices like IP cameras and IP based devices and other plugins as well. Additionally most varied scenes and automations can be defined via web interface.

The Popp-Hub is based on the Z-Way Middleware, the first Z-Wave plus certified Z-Wave controller. That means the product is very mature from day one and it can be uses with all the apps and features coming from the large Z-Way developer and user community including the DIY product Razberry.

The company Popp was one of the pioneers in European smart home market in 2008. It presented a range of new components for the intelligent home within the last months. This included particularly innovative devices such as an energy-automated wind and weather sensors as well as a self connecting smoke detector.

The Z-Wave Europe GmbH is the exclusive launch and roll-out partner for Popp & Co.

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