Best WiFi and Bluetooth Smart Garage Door Openers
Find and compare the best wireless garage door openers. Remotely control access to your garage from your Android or iPhone.
The wireless garage door opener is far older than the Internet, but today's connected technologies have added new capabilities for monitoring and sharing access to your garage from anywhere in the world.
With the help of mobile apps, not only will your smartphone replace your garage's remote control, but you'll also get reminders when you've left the door open, easily manage who can access your garage, get notifications to your cell phone whenever the door is used, set rules for automatic opening and closing, and even monitor the garage via a video stream.
The following Channel Guide will help you:
- Determine which connectivity type you need? (WiFi, Bluetooth, or Cellular)
- Get app reviews, and see if the lock can integrate with your smart home hub and other connected devices.
- Filter based on monthly fees, or if the opener has electronic key pad and code capability.
Smart Garage Door Openers
These garage door openers offer built-in connectivity. Replace your old door opener unit to enjoy all the benefits of an iPhone or Android enabled garage.
Works with proprietary openers
SmartThings Sensors - "You’ll need a Z-Wave outlet, a SmartThings multi-sensor, a presence sensor, and the “Ridiculously Automated Garage Door SmartApp”. Put the presence sensor in your car, the multi-sensor in your garage to detect movement, and use the Z-Wave outlet to act as a relay control."
Nold - € 99.00
DIY & Open-Source Smart Garage Door Openers
Upgrading your garage doesn't have to mean replacing the mechanism that opens and closes your garage door. DIY solutions can add remote access and cloud connectivity features to older hardware.
- Brent Nycum Hacking My Garage With A Raspberry Pi (3/23/2013)
- Arduino Uno/Vera Garage Controller Instructable by Aramperez
- XBee Garage Door (last update 1/12/2012)
- PC Remote Garage Door
- LinuxFocus.org Smartphone garage door opener
- Brad Fitz: Android Garage Door Opener
- Plastibots - IoT Garage Door Monitor/Opener with Finger Print Scanner
- Spark Particle DIY Garage Door by David Gatti
Protocol-Specific Smart Garage Door Openers
These smart garage door openers are specific to a single company's smart-home ecosystem or wireless protocol. They're not as flexible as standalone options, but they do offer easy integration if you're willing to invest (or have already invested) in a unified smart-home solution.