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Secutech 2018 to showcase advanced safety and security solutions

Secutech 2018 opens this week as demand for advanced products and solutions in the safety and security sectors continues to grow. Renowned as an influential driving force behind the fast-changing security market, the upcoming three-day show will take place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from 25 – 27 April, and will welcome 427 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions. As the show opens its doors for the 2018 edition, buyers from around the world will have the opportunity to sourc...

Sigma Designs ships 100 millionth Z-Wave chipset module to Vivint Smart Home

Sigma Designs, a provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for connected smart home IoT, is proud to announce a cumulative lifetime 100M Z-Wave modules have shipped into the smart home market. With hundreds of customers shipping over 2,400 interoperable Z-Wave devices, Sigma Designs is pleased to highlight that the recipient of the 100 millionth module was the smart home service provider and long-time customer of Sigma Designs, Vivint Smart Home.  Vivint was the first service...

CES 2018: Security technologies influencing the consumer electronics market

Security is more-than-ever linked to consumer electronics, especially in the residential/smart home market. CES 2018 in Las Vegas is therefore brimming with news that will have a direct impact on the security market, today and especially looking into the future. Products for the future of security   CES is a giant trade show for consumer electronics with 2.75 million net square feet of exhibitor space and featuring more than 3,900 exhibitors, including 900 startups - in cont...

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...

Sigma Designs' Ring Protect system features Z-Wave SmartStart and Security 2 technologies

Sigma Designs®, a provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for connected smart TV platforms and smart home IoT, is pleased to share that Ring has announced Ring Protect, the first products to feature the combination of Z-Wave Security 2 (S2) and Z-Wave SmartStart technologies. Z-Wave SmartStart Ring’s first professionally monitored alarm system deploys the latest Z-Wave advancements, S2 and SmartStart, in its base station, keypad, and sensors. Ring Protect can be self-i...

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...

KDDI uses Sigma Designs' Z-Wave Technology for Japan’s first Smart Home service

Sigma Designs, a provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for connected smart TV platforms and smart home IoT, announces that Japan’s largest telco corporation, KDDI, uses Z-Wave as the wireless mesh technology powering their smart home solution, au HOME, designed specifically for network operators. Au HOME with Z-Wave KDDI is growing its lifestyle brand for consumers with the expansion of the popular au mobile service beyond communications into home services aimed to captu...

Sigma Designs joins Open Connectivity Foundation to promote interoperability with Z-Wave ecosystem

Sigma Designs, Inc., a provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for smart TV and Internet of Things (IoT) for smart home, announced it has joined the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) with the aim to enable future IoT devices from the OCF ecosystem to interoperate with the Z-Wave certified device ecosystem. Sigma Designs will work in partnership with existing OCF members to define a unified standard for future OCF IoT devices to ensure interoperability and maintain high levels of...

Sigma Designs demonstrates SmartStart and discussed Security 2 at ISC West 2017

Security 2 requires manufactures to adopt the strongest levels of IoT security in the industry Sigma Designs®, a provider of Smart TV platforms and IoT devices, demonstrated SmartStart and discussed Security 2 (S2), with security dealers and integrators at ISC West 2017. IoT industry security S2 is an important addition to the Z-Wave certification programme that requires manufactures to adopt the strongest levels of IoT security in the industry. Starting April 2nd, 2017,...

CES 2017: Sigma Designs introduces Z-Wave SmartStart smart home installation

Z-Wave’s Security 2 framework was developed in conjunction with cybersecurity hacking experts At CES 2017 earlier this year, Sigma Designs®, a provider of Smart TV platforms and IoT devices introduced the Z-Wave SmartStart, an enhancement to the Z-Wave specification that vastly improves service provider installation of Z-Wave devices in the smart home. Z-Wave SmartStart Z-Wave SmartStart pre-configures devices to the network before they reach the home, dramatically...

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...

Z-Wave Alliance exhibits new smart security products and developments at ISC West 2017

The Z-Wave Pavilion is now in its third year at ISC West and will feature pods representing nine member companies The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of 450 member companies supporting the Z-Wave wireless home control technology, will host the Z-Wave Pavilion in Booth 26065 at ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas. Z-Wave Alliance new members The Z-Wave Alliance heads to the security show with over 90% penetration in the smart security market and now has over 1700 certified device...