Revolv is a smart hub that supports Z-Wave, Insteon and Wi-Fi_but it also has four other built-in radios, such as ZigBee, that can be activated via software updates in the future. Setting up Revolv is simple: users plug in the power and let their smartphone “flash” (literally) Wi-Fi information to the hub. Rovolv’s proprietary Flash Link technology uses a smartphone’s flash or front screen to transmit Morse Code-esque signals.
The hub’s current range of supported devices is limited at the moment, but it already supports some of the most popular smart home devices on the market, such as Belkin WeMo power outlets, Philips Hue lights, Sonos Hi-Fi speakers and Yale locks, as well as Insteon switches, sensors and more.
Like other smart hubs, the most appealing aspect of Revolv is the ability to control and automate via a single app different devices from different manufacturers.