SOURCE: Zensys

November 06, 2007 09:00 ET

Z-Wave Alliance to Conduct Manufacturer Product Training at EHX Fall 2007

Logitech, Leviton, Intermatic, Superna, Exceptional Innovation and Wayne-Dalton to Provide Training Sessions for Better Understanding of Z-Wave-Enabled Products

LONG BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) - EHX Fall 2007 -- Six Z-Wave Alliance member companies -- Logitech, Leviton, Intermatic, Superna, Exceptional Innovation and Wayne-Dalton -- will use EHX Fall 2007 as an opportunity to educate attendees on the value and benefits of Z-Wave-enabled products. As part of the Z-Wave Alliance's renowned support infrastructure for builders and installers, members will present nearly two dozen manufacturer training sessions and participate in the CEA TechHome Basic Training workshop. In addition to trainings sessions, eleven Alliance member companies will be exhibiting at the semi-annual conference and expo.

The training sessions will provide an introduction to Z-Wave, along with an overview of individual solutions and instructions about how to integrate the various products into wireless home control and automation systems. Tom West of Leviton will also participate in CEA's TechHome Basic Training workshop on Tuesday, November 6 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The workshop will serve as an introductory class for companies and professionals interested in offering components of the integrated home.

"EHX is a great opportunity for Z-Wave Alliance members to educate builders, integrators and installers on how Z-Wave products can increase the value of their offerings to customers," said Mark Walters, chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance. "We also feel that the training sessions point to the maturity of the Z-Wave technology. With so many exciting new Z-Wave products coming to market, we embrace our responsibility to provide this community with the latest information on how it can utilize these products to generate new revenue opportunities."

If you are attending EHX and interested in learning more about how to integrate and use Z-Wave-enabled products, you can attend the below training sessions:

Tuesday, November 6th

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Training Title: "Introduction to Wayne-Dalton Home Access and Controls"
Location: 305C
Also 11/6/07 at 3:30 pm, 11/7/07 at 10:00 am and 12:30 pm, 11/8/07 at 11:00
am and 1:00 pm, 11/9/07 at 9:00 am in 305C

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Training Title: "CEA's TechHome Basic Training"
Location: 204

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Training Title: "Hands-on Installing Wayne-Dalton Home Access and Controls"
Location: 305C
Also 11/7/07 at 2:30 pm, 11/8/07 at 9:00 am in 305C

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Training Title: "Intermatic - In-Touch Bootcamp"
Location: 203B

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Training Title: "Wayne-Dalton Corporation - Selling Home Access and Control
to Builders"
Location: 305C
Also 11/8/07 at 3:00 pm in 305C

Wednesday, November 7th

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Training Title: "Leviton - Vizia RF: Real Integration Right Now"
Location: 203C

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Training Title: "Logitech Harmony Universal Remotes: Features and Benefits"
Location: 202C

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Training Title: "Superna - Can I Really Make Money Selling Home Control and
Media Management?"
Location: 202C
Also 11/8/07 at 5:00 pm in 202C

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Training Title: "Wayne-Dalton Corporation - Getting More Sales out of Whole
House Entertainment and Control"
Location: 305C
Also 11/9/07 at 11:00 am in 305C

Thursday, November 8th

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Training Title: "Leviton - Build Your Confidence Selling to Builders"
Location: 203C

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Training Title: "Elk Products Manufacturer Training"
Location: 202c

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Training Title: "Logitech Network Music Players: Squeezebox & Transporter"
Location: 202C

Friday, November 9th

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Training Title: "Exceptional Innovation - life|ware System Design"
Location: 202B

EHX Fall 2007 (http://www.ehxweb.com/) will take place November 6-9 in Long Beach, CA. For more information on Z-Wave, please go to www.z-wave.com or www.zwavealliance.org.

About Z-Wave

Z-Wave® is the first technology to bring affordable, reliable and easy-to-use wireless control to every aspect of daily life -- the home, consumer electronics, healthcare, and energy use, to name a few. Z-Wave is an award-winning, proven and interoperable wireless mesh networking technology that allows a wide array of devices in and around the home to communicate including lighting, appliances, HVAC, entertainment centers, and security systems. Z-Wave brings many benefits to everyday life including remote home monitoring, home healthcare, safety and security, and energy conservation. Z-Wave certified products are currently available from leading consumer brands in more than 170 products. Z-Wave is the recipient of the 2006 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award in the wireless category, the CNET "Best of CES Award" in the enabling technologies category, along with PC World's 2006 World Class Award, which recognizes the 100 best technologies and products of the year. For more information about Z-Wave please visit www.z-wave.com.

About the Z-Wave Alliance

Formed in January 2005, the Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of leading companies in the home technology space dedicated to solidifying Z-Wave as the standard for wireless home control products. The principal members include Cooper Wiring Devices, Danfoss, Intel, Intermatic, Leviton, Monster Cable, Wayne-Dalton, Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) and Zensys. Its members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, safety and security. Z-Wave technology is the foundation of all products manufactured by the Alliance members. For more information about the Z-Wave Alliance, visit www.zwavealliance.org.

Z-Wave® is a registered trade mark of Zensys, Inc. and its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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