SOURCE: Z-Wave Alliance

Z-Wave Alliance

December 19, 2012 16:42 ET

Worthington Distribution Sponsors Z-Wave Interoperability Pavilion at CES

TAFTON, PA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2012) - Worthington Distribution, in conjunction with the Z-Wave Alliance, is sponsoring an Interoperability Pavilion in the Z-Wave Alliance booth (#20800, South Hall #1) at the 2012 CES in Las Vegas.

The Pavilion will showcase the convergence of products from HAI, Leviton, Somfy, Kwikset (Stanley Black & Decker), Yale (Assa Abloy), RCS, Mi Casa Verde, Evolve, Radio Thermostat of America Corporation and Aeotec. Each manufacturer's product works together to show features available in primary and secondary homes.

"Z-Wave has managed to provide our industry with an RF technology that allows products from many different companies to work together. We are excited to be part of this key evolution in our industry and to show the product interoperability to CES attendees," says Richard Scholl, President of Worthington Distribution. The Pavilion will include integration of key home systems, including mobile device control, security, notification, lighting, window treatment control, communicating door locks, scheduling, thermostat control and energy management.

About Worthington Distribution:
Worthington Distribution, an award winning national distributor that specializes in Home Automation, System integration, Structured Wiring, Distributed Audio/Video, Lighting Control, and Security. Value-added services include training, technical support, design consultation, and programming assistance. For more information please visit www.worthingtondistribution.com or call 800-282-8864.

About The Z-Wave Alliance:
Established in 2005, the Z-Wave Alliance is an open consortium of leading companies worldwide dedicated to delivering affordable, reliable, easy-to-use, wireless home control products and services. With more than 700 interoperable products certified and over 160 members, the Alliance represents the largest ecosystem of wireless control products in existence and the global, brand-recognized companies that bring these products and services to market. The Alliance supports its members with marketing, networking, technical forums, training, best practices, test and certification tools and a complete interoperability lab. For more information about the Alliance and how to join it, please email info@z-wavealliance.org or visit www.z-wavealliance.org.

About Z-Wave Technology:
Z-Wave is an international wireless standard (ITU-T G.9959) for intelligent, interoperable, low-power, RF mesh networking technology. This powerful smart chip and compact protocol enable two-way RF communications amongst Z-Wave enabled devices, thus allowing products and services from multiple manufacturers to work together seamlessly. Z-Wave continues to be the technology of choice for industry leaders representing: Security and Access Control, Remote Home/Health Monitoring, Home Entertainment, Hospitality, Energy Management and Connected Home Services. Z-Wave enabled products represent the world's largest ecosystem of interoperable smart products for the residential and light commercial market. www.z-wave.com