Z-Wave Alliance News

Smart home access control growth and the future of door security

There’s growing noise around smart homes and smarter security. You’ve probably heard it. But there is a place where access control and more have been smart for decades: the workplace. Home automation and IoT are still playing catch-up with the commercial sector. A new insights report from ASSA ABLOY and IFSEC Global — “The Smart Door Locks Report 2018” — measures just how fast consumer smart technology is running. According to a survey conducted for the repor...

Z-Wave Alliance to host annual Fall Summit 2018 with a focus on smart home and IoT

The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organisation dedicated to the support and evangelism of the Z-Wave IoT standard, is hosting their annual Z-Wave Fall Summit on September 24-26, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA. Twice a year, the 700+ member consortium holds member summits in the U.S. and in Europe where attendees listen to and participate in a series of engaging panels, fireside chats, and workshops led by industry leaders and peers on smart home and IoT. The two-day event will take place at th...

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...

Z-Wave Alliance highlights smart automated security solutions at ISC West 2018

The Z-Wave Alliance, a global membership organisation dedicated to advancing the popular Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, will host the Z-Wave Pavilion at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada with member companies in home security. In its fourth year at ISC West, the Z-Wave Pavilion will feature a variety of member companies who will exhibit their smart home solutions and products, focusing specifically on the smart home security space. The Alliance is also announcing a unique partnership wi...

ISC West 2018: Z-Wave Alliance collaborates with PlumChoice on tech support program for IoT and smart home solutions

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying Z-Wave, is announcing a new program with IoT services provider, PlumChoice to deliver an exclusive level of support options for Alliance members. The program will give members access to US-based trained and certified technicians who can assist their customers with the integration, installation and support of their smart home products. The ConnectedHome Expert program for Z-Wave Alliance members delivers an exclusive ch...

ISC West 2018 preview: Cyber, smart homes and drones

A few friends from the security industry will gather this April to see, hear and touch the latest technologies to make the world a safer place. Actually, more than a few: there will be more than 30,000 security professionals gathering at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas April 11-13 for the International Security Conference and Exposition, usually known as ISC West. Many of the attendees will be returning to what has become a yearly ritual. The site, the players, the pace and even atmosphere of ISC...

Axis Communications launches M5065 palm-sized PTZ camera

Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, today announced AXIS M5065 Network Camera, a new palm-sized PTZ camera with wireless I/O connectivity for communication with other devices using the Z-Wave Plus standard. This new addition enables flexible wireless communication with supporting security devices. AXIS M5065 delivers HDTV 1080p resolution and includes analytics such as, AXIS Video Motion Detection, removed object detection as well as audio volume and scream detection. The d...

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...

Secutech Thailand 2017 returns, covering security, safety and automation for hotels and factories

Not only does Thailand benefit from having Southeast Asia’s second largest economy, but it is also at the heart of an evolution in smart cities and ‘green’ buildings. Thanks to the government’s recent Infrastructure Development Plan (2015 – 2020), an even stronger emphasis has been placed on further developing this sector in Thailand. These factors have resulted in many international government authorities, builders, project owners, and real estate developers becom...

Secutech Thailand 2017 to focus on smart and safe city discussions in three-day fringe programme

Secutech Thailand is set to open to the trade from 16 – 18 November in Bangkok. To align with the local market demand and trends, the 2017 edition will reveal a complete blueprint of a smart and safe city to an estimated 15,000 trade visitors. More than 150 global brands and companies will feature various updated applications in smart factory, high-rise buildings, hotels, home and retail. These applications will be fully integrated with the latest technologies such as intelligent video, ef...

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...