This article is part of tutorials for integrating your IoT device and it covers beginner-level concepts. In each getting started, we'll provide you with end-to-end instructions on how to integrate and test your device.
What you'll build
SmartThings Cloud can connect all different kinds of devices as below:
If you want to integrate your device which is already connected to a third-party cloud with SmartThings Cloud, build a cloud-connected device.
If you want to connect your ZigBee or Z-Wave devices with either a SmartThings hub or Samsung Connect Home hub, build a Hub-connected device.
Follow this basic process to integrate your device with SmartThings Cloud:
- Create a device profile.
- Create a Connector using a SmartApp.
- Integrate your Connector with SmartThings Cloud.
- Test your device.
- Publish your device.
Refer to the following developer guides:
Currently you can connect ZigBee or Z-Wave devices with either a SmartThings hub or Samsung Connect Home hub. We will offer developer tools and guides for hub-connected devices soon.