Fibaro UK Ltd News

Nice S.p.A. aquires FIBARO in a deal worth US$ 73 million to expand their smart home category

Nice S.p.A., the Italian international home automation and home security company, has announced continued expansion into the smart home category with the acquisition of FIBARO, global brand in the smart home and home automation industry. The transaction, which was public as of Friday, July 13 is valued at €63 million/$73 million US and includes the entire share capital of Fibar Group S.A., including its US subsidiary. Founded in 2010, FIBARO has established itself on 6 continents and in ov...

ASSA ABLOY joins Z-Wave Alliance’s Board of Directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, announces the addition of ASSA ABLOY to the Alliance Board of Directors. Owner of leading and trusted lock brands such as Yale, Mul-T-Lock and ABLOY, ASSA ABLOY joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Huawei, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs. Smart security and connected access control “ASSA...

Huawei joins the Z-Wave Alliance’s Board of Directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, announces the addition of leading ICT solutions provider, Huawei, to the Alliance Board of Directors. Huawei joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs. Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with innovative solutions, pro...

Fibaro announces release of Door/Window Sensor 2 smart home device

Fibaro, a global manufacturer of wireless intelligent home automation and control devices, is now shipping the Door/Window Sensor 2, a Z-Wave Plus certified smart home device. A slim smart sensor that can be installed on any door, window, gate or set of blinds in the home or office, Door/Window Sensor 2 can be connected to Fibaro’s Home Center ecosystem or Z-Wave hub and accessed through the accompanying smart app on a phone, tablet or browser. Door/Window Sensor 2 new features The Door/...

Z-Wave Alliance welcomes smart lock provider August Home to its membership

August Home joins over 450 members in supporting the Z-Wave standard in smart homes all over the world The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organisation dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, welcomes leading smart lock provider August Home to its membership. August Home joins over 450 members in supporting the Z-Wave standard in smart homes all over the world. August Smart Lock Pro August Home has also announced the August Smart Lock Pro...

FIBARO SWIPE wireless gesture control pad for controlling smart home devices showcased at ISC West 2016

FIBARO SWIPE allows users to create personalised ‘scenes’ through automated solutions, from alarm systems to lighting At ISC West 2016 (Booth #28065), FIBARO, a leading global manufacturer of wireless intelligent home automation and control devices, will showcase the FIBARO SWIPE, a wireless gesture control pad that allows users to control the smart devices, including arming/disarming security panels, in their home with a simple wave of their hand. SWIPE - wireles...

Z-Wave Alliance to demonstrate UL certified home security products and discuss IoT upgrades at ISC West 2016

Z-Wave ZM5101, ZM5202, ZM5304 modules have received UL component recognition for home security The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organisation dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, will host members in the Z-Wave Pavilion at ISC West for the second year in row. Z-Wave recently announced that it has become the first smart home mesh network to receive UL recognition for household burglar alarms for its family of 500 series modules in addit...

Fibar Group introduces Fibaro Intercom – WiFi enabled security and communication device

Fibar Group, a leading manufacturer of wireless, intelligent home automation system, introduces the FIBARO INTERCOM, a Wi-Fi enabled security and communication device that lets users identify visitors and speak with them, even when they’re away from home. It will be offered in two models: doorbell/entry phone and indoor intercom. Ideal security solution This modern-looking, high-gloss device can be placed anywhere near the front door, gate or inside the house. It provides a 180-degree, h...

Fibaro Home Center 2 home automation system US availability

Fibaro, a leading European manufacturer of wireless, intelligent home automation systems, announces the availability in the United States of Home Center 2, the centrepiece of Fibaro’s total connected home ecosystem.  Based on Z-Wave wireless technology, the Home Center 2 uses Fibaro and other Z-Wave sensors to provide complete control over hundreds of home automation devices and scenarios. As a result, the Home Center 2 brings a high level of convenience, safety and energy efficiency...

FIBARO integrates its sensors with HomeSeer home control system

FIBARO, a leading manufacturer of wireless, intelligent home automation systems, announced that its three most popular sensors now integrate with the HomeSeer home control system. The three sensors join a lineup of eight FIBARO devices that already integrate with the HomeSeer system. Built-in motion sensor The award-winning FIBARO Motion Sensor is a highly advanced wireless device with a built-in motion sensor, temperature sensor, light sensor, and accelerometer. With a diameter of less than 1...

FIBARO’s Motion Sensor integrates with Nexia

FIBARO, a leading European manufacturer of wireless, intelligent home automation systems, announced that its award-winning Motion Sensor is now fully integrated with Nexia™ Home Intelligence, a leader in smart home technology.  The FIBARO Motion Sensor is a highly advanced wireless device with a built-in motion sensor, temperature sensor, light sensor, and accelerometer. With a diameter of less than 44 millimeters (under 1 3/4 inches), the FIBARO Motion Sensor is the smallest device...