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Z-Wave Alliance Articles
Z-Wave Alliance announces new long range specification
The Z-Wave Alliance has announced the new Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) specification. Engineered to provide 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 such as door locks, garage door sensors, gate access solutions, and more, while increasing scalability to over 2,000 nodes on a single smar...
Smart home and Business with Vision Security intelligent and secure certified door lock
Vision Security has developed a Z-Wave network-enabled door lock for the smart home and business. The security solution with the designation “ZM1702” is based on the Z-Wave wireless standard and offers a range of intelligent functions. For example, owners can open and lock the door wirelessly from an Alarm Panel, PC, Tablet or Smart Phone. Moreover the lock features a keypad control panel for which specific access codes can be programmed, eve...
Z-Wave Alliance announces 650th certified product; extends leadership of wireless control market
The Z-Wave Alliance announced today that it has certified its market-leading 650th product. Coming fast on the heels of the Alliance's of the 600th certified product announced in January of this year, the certification demonstrates the rapid worldwide growth of the Z-Wave wireless control ecosystem as the key enabler in the Internet Of Things.
Z-Wave Alliance to showcase environmentally friendly home control solutions at Light+Building 2012
Using buildings as green power stations – from 15 to 20 April, visitors to Light+Building in Frankfurt, Europe’s biggest architecture and technology trade show, can experience how to use the power of nature effectively in their own home or office. The Z-Wave Alliance will be there as a specialist in energy-efficient and environmentally conscious home control systems. At their joint stand C88 in Hall 9.0, Alliance members Aeon Labs, Eminent, F...
Z-Wave.Me presents Z-Way controller software at CeBIT 2012
The networked home is one of the hot topics at this year's CeBIT. And just how easy it is to set up, organise and operate home control devices based on Z-Wave via the Web will be demonstrated by the Z-Wave alliance member Z-Wave.Me from 6 to 11 March at stand B29 in Hall 13. The prime focus at the stand will be the demonstration of the Z-Way controller software, which the user can operate from a local control unit (PC, laptop, iPad, etc.) or onli...
Z-Wave announces 600th certified product: RCS TECHNOLOGY EM52 Whole House Energy Meter
The Z-Wave Alliance today announced that it has certified its 600th product. This major milestone solidifies its position as the leading consortium dedicated to Home Control and Smart Energy development. The 600th Z-Wave product is a Whole House Energy Meter designed to provide timely and accurate consumption data.
Verizon Joins the Z-Wave Alliance
The Z-Wave Alliance today announced the addition of Verizon as its newest Alliance member. Verizon joins an impressive list of industry leaders in the Z-Wave Alliance, including: 2Gig Technologies, Danfoss, Evolve Guest Controls, Fakro, Sigma Designs, Ingersoll Rand, and Jasco Products.
Z-Wave Alliance to host the Smart Home specialist forum at CeBIT 2012
At the leading international CeBIT trade fair, which takes place from 6th to 10th March, the CeBIT life platform will focus on technologies relating to digital lifestyles – a subject that includes intelligent home control systems. In this context, members of the Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of manufacturers, will be presenting the full range of possibilities offered by such technologies, as well as highlighting how these can be the point...
Z-Wave millimetre solution for smart homes: Fibaro socket modules enable intelligent networking
Small units with huge potential: thanks to the new Z-Wave Alliance member Fibaro, intelligent homes can now be achieved with millimetre-sized components. Fibaro manufactures the smallest flush-mounted home automation modules for built-in boxes available on the market: Fibaro wall inserts can be used to transform any series of switches into switches or dimmers controlled wirelessley by Z-Wave technology without the need for the complex installatio...
Z-Wave-Power Reader from NorthQ has its eye on power consumption
Z-Wave-Alliance member NorthQ, a manufacturer of monitoring and security solutions, has developed a new smart reader based on Z-Wave. It has been designed to visualise power consumption in private households in a way that is transparent to the consumer. The NQ Power Reader can easily be installed on top of existing electronic or mechanical meters. The software widget for energy visualization has been especially developed for a Danish utility prov...
Jasco appointed to Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors
The Z-Wave Alliance has appointed Jasco Products Company to its board of directors. Jasco, an award-winning manufacturer of consumer electronics licensed under the GE brand, has been a member of the Alliance since 2006 and in this new role, will help guide Alliance programming and management.
Z-Wave Alliance switches the energy consumption traffic light to “green”
Due to persistently high energy prices, many homeowners and tenants view the upcoming colder season with concern. But the Z-Wave Alliance will be demonstrating, at the Metering & Billing/CRM Europe trade fair to be held from 4th to 6th October in the Rai Convention Center in Amsterdam, how homes can be made energy efficient. Together with some of its members, Fakro, Aeon Labs, Z-Wave.Me, Mi Casa Verde, NorthQ and Danfoss, the Alliance will be pre...
Z-Wave alliance partner participates in an energy management project involving co-operation with the Danish energy group SEAS-NVE
Z-Wave alliance partner GreenWave Reality has been selected by one of Denmark's largest energy provider – SEAS-NVE– to assist with a special energy saving campaign. Since the middle of the year, selected customers have been provided with GreenWave Reality's energy management platform free of charge. The energy display enables house and apartment owners to read off and analyse at a glance all relevant information about their home electricity, ...