The Z-Wave Alliance Debuts ZWLR Long Range Specification for EMEA Market

The Z-Wave Alliance announced that the specification for ZWLR for the European market has been completed, and will be made available to member companies in an upcoming release. ZWLR brings “expanded options for the smart home, multi-dwelling units, hospitality and more.” Coming soon to the European market, ZWLR has been “meticulously designed as a communication […]

The Z-Wave Alliance Debuts ZWLR Long Range Specification for EMEA Market

Z-Wave Alliance Has New Board of Directors and Details Events for 2024

The Z-Wave Alliance announced the newly elected Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors, shared updates on the organization’s upcoming core initiatives and announced upcoming 2024 events. Effective today, the updated roster of roles and representatives spanning the connected home and IoT industry is as follows: Chairman of the Board — Avi Rosenthal, bluesalve partners Vice Chairman […]

Z-Wave Alliance Has New Board of Directors and Details Events for 2024

New Company Trident IoT Joins the Z-Wave Alliance, Will Supply Members With Silicon Chips and More

The Z-Wave Alliance, the standards development organization dedicated to advancing the smart home and Z-Wave Technology, has announced the launch of Trident IoT, a new technology and engineering company (and Z-Wave member) focused on simplifying RF development and decreasing time-to-market for connected device manufacturers. For Z-Wave Alliance members, Trident IoT will directly supply Z-Wave silicon […]

New Company Trident IoT Joins the Z-Wave Alliance, Will Supply Members With Silicon Chips and More

Z-Wave Alliance to Host a Slate of Smart Home Education Sessions at CEDIA Expo 2023

Beaverton, OR – August 1,2023 – The Z-Wave Alliance, a standards organization dedicated to advancing the smart home, has developed a power-packed line up of education sessions that will be presented at CEDIA Expo has part of the CEDIA Education Conference Program. The three sessions will help attendees analyze new markets they can pursue and […]

Z-Wave Alliance to Host a Slate of Smart Home Education Sessions at CEDIA Expo 2023

Z-Wave Alliance Completes Z-Wave Source Code Project

The Z-Wave Alliance, the Standards Development Organization (SDO) dedicated to advancing the smart home and Z-Wave technology announced the completion of the Z-Wave Source Code project, which has been published and made available on GitHub to Alliance members. The Z-Wave Source Code Project opens the development of Z-Wave and enables members to contribute code to […]

Z-Wave Alliance Completes Z-Wave Source Code Project

Z-Wave Alliance Announces New Board of Directors Led by Amazon’s Jonathan Adams

The Z-Wave Alliance, the Standards Development Organization (SDO) dedicated to advancing the smart home and Z-Wave technology, today announced the newly elected Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors. Effective immediately, the updated roster of roles and representatives from across the connected home and IoT industry is as follows: Chairman of the Board – Jonathan Adams, Amazon […]

Z-Wave Alliance Announces New Board of Directors Led by Amazon’s Jonathan Adams

Z-Wave Alliance Returns to CEDIA Expo 2022

The Z-Wave Alliance returns to CEDIA Expo 2022 with a new Z-Wave Pavilion. Visitors to the Z-Wave Pavilion at CEDIA Expo 2022 will have the opportunity to engage with Z-Wave members including Alfred Inc., ASSA ABLOY, Masonite, Silicon Labs and Zooz. Within the Z-Wave Pavilion, members will showcase the latest advancements in Z-Wave technology, including […]

Z-Wave Alliance Returns to CEDIA Expo 2022

Z-Wave Alliance Announces Its Product Ecosystem Surpasses 4,000 Devices

The Z-Wave Alliance today announced that the Z-Wave product ecosystem has surpassed 4,000 certified devices. HOPPE AG is the Alliance member that hit that magic milestone which comes on the heels of the Z-Wave Alliance announcing the first Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) certified devices are hitting the market for implementation into smart home systems. […]

Z-Wave Alliance Announces Its Product Ecosystem Surpasses 4,000 Devices

Ecolink 700 Series Garage Door Controller Completes Z-Wave Long Range Certification

The Z-Wave Alliance announced that the Ecolink 700 Series Garage Door Controller is the first to complete the Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) certification. Z-Wave LR establishes a new era of Z-Wave connectivity and brings expanded options for the smart home, multi-dwelling units and hospitality use cases. Z-Wave LR extends Z-Wave connectivity beyond the interior boundaries […]

Ecolink 700 Series Garage Door Controller Completes Z-Wave Long Range Certification

Z-Wave Alliance 2022 Ecosystem Report Finds Strong Market Desire to Expand Smart Home Security and Control Ecosystems

The Z-Wave Alliance announces the release of its third-annual Z-Wave State of the Ecosystem Report. The newly available report, fielded in cooperation with Interpret, leverages a mix of syndicated data to provide a baseline of the overall smart home market landscape as well as data collected from a custom quantitative survey of 1,500 U.S.- based smart […]

Z-Wave Alliance 2022 Ecosystem Report Finds Strong Market Desire to Expand Smart Home Security and Control Ecosystems

Z-Wave Alliance Announces New Long Range Specification

The Z-Wave Alliance, a standards organization for advancing the Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, announced the new Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) specification. Engineered to provide significantly extended wireless range and support robust networks, Z-Wave LR extends Z-Wave connectivity beyond the interior boundaries of the home to improve wireless transmission range of peripheral Z-Wave devices […]

Z-Wave Alliance Announces New Long Range Specification

Z-Wave Alliance Hosts Pavilion at ISE 2020

The Z-Wave Alliance will host the Z-Wave Pavilion at ISE 2020. ISE attendees will have the opportunity to learn about new member products for the pro channel and speak with Z-Wave Alliance representatives and spokespeople on-site to learn more about recent Z-Wave initiatives and ecosystem updates, including the decision to open up the Z-Wave specification as a ratified, multi-source wireless […]

Z-Wave Alliance Hosts Pavilion at ISE 2020

Z-Wave Alliance Details CEDIA Expo Plans

The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, will host the Z-Wave Pavilion in booth number 1743 at CEDIA Expo. The Z-Wave Pavilion features member companies exhibiting new products and services in smart home along with demonstrations of the award-winning Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit. The Z-CIT […]

Z-Wave Alliance Details CEDIA Expo Plans

CEDIA Lifetime Award Winner Spent a Lifetime in CEDIA

CEDIA announced that Mitchell Klein was chosen as this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Klein will be honored at the CEDIA Expo Opening Keynote hosted at the Colorado Convention Center on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.The CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has exhibited outstanding, creative, innovative and visionary leadership in the growth and advancement of […]

CEDIA Lifetime Award Winner Spent a Lifetime in CEDIA

Z-Wave Rolls Out Z-Wave Plus v2 Certification

The Z-Wave Alliance is unveiling details about the Z-Wave Plus v2 certification designed for devices built on the new Z-Wave 700 platform. The updated certification will deliver a significantly improved consumer experience by mandating the inclusion of SmartStart, a setup feature that will truly bring plug and play to the consumer smart home. Removing the […]

Z-Wave Rolls Out Z-Wave Plus v2 Certification

Z-Wave Alliance Demonstrates Support, New Products Aimed at Integrator Market

The Z-Wave Alliance will be focused on international home and building automation integrators at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 in Amsterdam. The Z-Wave Pavilion, located in stand 9-E150, will host Alliance member companies demonstrating the newest Z-Wave technologies featuring backwards compatibility, interoperability and Security S2 framework. Additionally, the Z-Wave Alliance will be releasing the group’s […]

Z-Wave Alliance Demonstrates Support, New Products Aimed at Integrator Market

Z-Wave Alliance Supports Smart Home and Integrator Growth at CEDIA Expo 2018

The Z-Wave Alliance will host the Z-Wave Pavilion in booth number 2715 at CEDIA Expo 2018 in San Diego, California. The Z-Wave Pavilion is a popular spot at CEDIA with member companies featuring new products and services in smart home, demonstrations of the award-winning Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit and networking with smart home leaders. Z-Wave […]

Z-Wave Alliance Supports Smart Home and Integrator Growth at CEDIA Expo 2018

Hogar Controls Debuts Pro Solutions Line for Smart Homes and Buildings at ISE 2018

Hogar Controls is launching their new Pro Solutions lineup of control and automation products for the residential and commercial markets at ISE 2018. At the core of Hogar Pro Solutions suite is the Home Controller (HC) Pro, a compact hub that uses Z-Wave Plus, Zigbee and Wi-Fi to connect and control smart home devices. This plug-in controller is small enough […]

Hogar Controls Debuts Pro Solutions Line for Smart Homes and Buildings at ISE 2018

Z-Wave Alliance Brings Diverse Smart Home Ecosystem to International Integrators at ISE 2018

The Z-Wave Alliance will host the Z-Wave Pavilion at ISE 2018. The Alliance is also demoing their award-winning installation toolkit to make installation and testing of a Z-Wave smart home mesh network even easier for the pro installer community.The Z-Wave Pavilion will feature smart home products and services for integrators such as new smart door locks for residential and MDU applications, […]

Z-Wave Alliance Brings Diverse Smart Home Ecosystem to International Integrators at ISE 2018

Research Points to Growth in Smart Home Device Adoption, Awareness

Consumers see more clearly how home smart devices can directly benefit their lives, and are planning to purchase more smart home devices in the future. Those are the key insights from a consumer survey commissioned by PlumChoice, Inc., a provider of technical services for IoT and cloud brands and the Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies […]

Research Points to Growth in Smart Home Device Adoption, Awareness

Z-Wave Alliance Ups Security Requirements for All Z-Wave Certified IoT Devices

The Z-Wave Alliance has adding a security requirement to its long-standing interoperability certification. This addition to its certification program will require manufacturers to adopt the strongest levels of IoT security in the industry. The Alliance Board of Directors has voted to make the implementation of the new Security 2 (S2) framework mandatory for all products […]

Z-Wave Alliance Ups Security Requirements for All Z-Wave Certified IoT Devices