meet iota.

smart. secure. all-in-one.

iota is an all-in-one home security gateway that includes a built-in HD camera, two-way voice communication, and robust smart home functionality. Featuring support for Apple HomeKit, Z-Wave and ZigBee along with voice control via Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, iota delivers a complete DIY security solution in one compact device.

Smart and secure.

Award winning home security. Powerful home automation.

Professional-Grade Security

We’ve taken the best of abode’s professional grade home security and made it better with our new, all-in-one gateway. Cellular backup has been upgraded to 4G LTE and includes our built-in battery backup.

HD Streaming Camera

iota includes a 1080p camera that securely streams and captures videos when you need them most.

HomeKit Compatible

The Apple HomeKit ecosystem gives iOS users the ability to easily control and monitor their home. With iota, abode users can now add HomeKit enabled devices to their system, making it one of the few home security systems compatible with HomeKit.

Compatible & Expandable

iota is compatible with previous abode sensors and devices. Additionally, iota also includes ZigBee, Z-Wave, and popular device integrations like Amazon Echo, Google Home, Philips Hue, LIFX, and more.

WiFi Enabled

Wireless DIY security

Setting up a security system in your home has never been easier.  iota can be installed anywhere where AC power is available and connects to your broadband router via Ethernet or WiFi.  Integrated battery and 4G/LTE cellular backup keep you connected no matter what happens at home.

Home Automation

The foundation for your smart home.

Make your home work for you.  iota supports hundreds of connected devices across Apple HomeKit, Z-Wave and ZigBee as well as popular brands like Nest, Ecobee and Phillips Hue, allowing abode users a wide range of choices and brands. iota can also connect to smart home devices like smoke detectors, water leak sensors, water shut off valves, smart speakers, connected lighting, garage door openers, door locks, smart appliances and energy monitoring.

Technical Specifications


Ethernet, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), abodeRF (433mhz), ZigBee Pro HA 1.2 (2.4Ghz), Z-Wave, 4G LTE (Carrier options TBD)


Supports 160 locally connected devices (abodeRF, ZigBee, Z-Wave)
Power Input 100~240 Volts AC (12V/2A power adapter included)

Audio & Video

Microphone and Speaker for two-way audio, 1080p 2MP CMOS streaming camera, IR Illumination for low light conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will iota be available?

iota will be available in Summer 2018.  You will be able to pre-order iota before we begin shipping.  Stay up to date by joining our email list.  We are working hard to perfect iota.

Do I need iota and an abode gateway?

No, iota offers the same functions (with some additional capabilities) as the existing abode gateway.  The current generation abode gateway will continue to be supported and there is no need to upgrade if you do not need the additional functionality of iota.

Will there be a discount on iota for existing abode owners?

Yes!  We’ll be offering a loyalty discount to existing abode gateway owners to allow you to migrate to abode iota.

Will iota be HomeKit compatible?

Yes, iota will include the necessary hardware to support HomeKit integration.

Will my existing devices work with iota?

All abode devices are interoperable with iota and our existing gateway.  We’ll be providing more information closer to launch regarding third-party devices that are compatible with iota.

I have another question. Can you help me?

Definitely!  Our support team is happy to help.  You can email us at  Please note due to the volume of interest in iota, responses may be delayed.

Status Update

We’re busy putting the finishing touches on iota.  iota will be available late summer / early fall.  Join our mailing list to stay up to date on all of the latest iota developments from our team.

Price: $329.00

Existing abode owner?

Great news!  We will be offering a discount and upgrade path for existing customers.  Details will be shared in the coming weeks and ahead of iota shipping date.  Check back for more information or sign-up for our mailing list for more information.