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Z-Wave Alliance

January 04, 2011 09:30 ET

Z-Wave Alliance Announces New Members, Products and Partnerships at CES 2011

Z-Wave Alliance Introduces New Members and Products, Broadening Its Offering in the Home Control Market

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 4, 2011) -  CES Booth #20901 -- The Z-Wave Alliance is ringing in the New Year at CES 2011 with the release of new products, services and killer home control and automation demonstrations from its members.

At CES 2011, members of the Z-Wave Alliance will be demonstrating a number of new products and solutions for wireless home control solutions, including:

  • Home Security -- Z-Wave has a lock on the home security market and Z-Wave Alliance members including Schlage, Black & Decker, Assa Abloy (Yale), iControl/ADT, 2GIG and others will demonstrate products and services, as well as introduce new products and services to the market at the show with features such as video, sensors and more.

  • Home Energy Management -- Z-Wave is at the center of home energy management and this demonstration will bring to life the benefits for utilities and consumers.

  • Hospitality -- Z-Wave's technology is now available on a larger energy management scale for hotels and there will be a demo in the booth showcasing the various features being implemented in one of the nation's iconic hotels.

  • Z-Wave Alliance Interoperability Wall -- products from various Z-Wave Alliance members will be on display demonstrating how all Z-Wave certified products work together for total home control.

The Z-Wave Alliance booth at CES will feature products and solutions from 21 members including: 2Gig, 4Home, Aeon Labs, Assa Abloy (Yale), Black & Decker (Kwikset), BuLogics, Electronic Housekeeper, Evolve, FortrezZ, HDI Dune, Homeseer, MiCasaVerde, NorthQ, RCS Technology, Remotec, Schlage, Skyco, Somfy, Square Connect, Trane and Wintop.

"2010 was a significant year for the Z-Wave Alliance that included the addition of 37 new members from around the world, plus a new principal member, 2GIG, and more than 100 new Z-Wave certified products that are now available to consumers," noted Raoul Wijgergangs, chairman of the Z-Wave Alliance. "With 160 Z-Wave Alliance members globally and 450 Z-Wave certified products, Z-Wave dominates the next-gen home security market and is making rapid inroads in energy management and home healthcare as consumers look to take more control over their lives and home systems."

Stop by the CES booth (#20901, South Hall 1) to demo and learn more about the world's largest home area network powered by Z-Wave.

About Z-Wave
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 450 products world-wide. 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 2Gig, Cooper Wiring Devices, Danfoss, FAKRO, Ingersoll-Rand, Leviton, Sigma Designs and Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI). Its members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, 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.z-wavealliance.org.

Z-Wave® is a registered trademark of Sigma Designs and its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joseph Tateoka
    Ruder Finn for Z-Wave Alliance
    312-329-3971
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