Welcome to the Z-Wave Alliance

The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of over 250 leading manufacturers and service providers worldwide
that are dedicated to interoperable wireless control products based on the Z-Wave open standard.

Z-Wave is a key enabling technology driving the "Internet of Things."

About Us

The Z-Wave Alliance membership is comprised of industry leaders from across the entire spectrum of the home controls market. They share a common consensus and a common goal -- to provide advanced yet practical systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, safety and security using Z-Wave technology.

Affiliated Organizations

The Z-Wave Alliance is an active collaborator with the organizations and associations that are setting the standards for smart homes and businesses, energy managment and the connected world of the 21st century.  Here is a partial list of organizations which share our vision and whom we participate with:

Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
AHAM is a not-for-profit trade association representing manufacturers of major, portable and floor care home appliances, and suppliers to the industry and is headquartered in Washington, DC. AHAM is a standards development organization, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and has authored numerous appliance performance testing standards to rate and compare appliances. You can visit the AHAM web site at www.aham.org.

Continental Automated Buildings Association
CABA is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies. The organization is supported by an international membership of nearly 400 companies involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to home automation and building automation. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives. Visit CABA at www.caba.org.
Consumer Electronics Association
CEA is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $195 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. Find CEA online at www.CE.org.
Continua Health Alliance
Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open industry organization of healthcare and technology companies joining together in collaboration to improve the quality of personal healthcare.  With more than 220 member companies, Continua is dedicated to establishing a system of interoperable personal connected health solutions into the home fosters independence, empowers individuals and provides the opportunity for truly personalized health and wellness management. Visit Contnua at www.continuaalliance.org.
Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association
CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in 1989 and has more than 3,500 member companies worldwide. CEDIA Members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field; the organization produces the largest annual integrator's event in the US, the CEDIA Expo. Visit CEDIA at www.cedia.net
Internet Protocol For Smart Objects Alliance
The IPSO Alliance is a global non-profit organization seeking to establish the Internet Protocol as the network for the connection of Smart Objects by providing coordinated marketing efforts available to the general public. Our purpose is to spur industry growth through building stronger relationships, fostering awareness, providing education, promoting the industry, generating research, and creating a better understanding of IP and its role in connecting Smart Objects. Visit IPSO at www.ipso-alliance.org.
International Telecommunication Union
ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology issues, and the global focal point for governments and the private sector in developing networks and services. For over 145 years, ITU has coordinated the shared global use of the radio spectrum, promoted international cooperation and stablished the worldwide standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communications systems.  Visit ITU at www.itu.int

National Institute Of Standards And Technology
Founded in 1901 and now part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, NIST is one of the nation's oldest physical science laboratories. Congress established the agency to remove a major handicap to U.S. industrial competitiveness at the time. Today, NIST measurements support the smallest of technologies—nanoscale devices so tiny that tens of thousands can fit on the end of a single human hair—to the largest and most complex of human-made creations. Visit NIST at www.nist.gov.
Open Automated Demand Response Alliance
The OpenADR Alliance is fostering the development, adoption, and compliance of the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) standard through collaboration, education, training, testing, and certification. The OpenADR Alliance intends to work with related organizations such as the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel, Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS), North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB), Utilities Communications Architecture International User’s Group (UCAIug), Wi-Fi Alliance, Z-Wave Alliance and others as appropriate. Visit OpenADR at www.openadr.org.
Universal Smart Network Access Point Alliance
The USNAP Alliance is an open industry association publishing industry specifications for connecting energy aware consumer products with energy interfaces such as smart meters and energy system interfaces. The Alliance publishes specifications, tests and certifies products and provides information to consumers, utilities and vendors on the benefits of the standard. Alliance membership is comprised of utilities, manufacturers, consultants and other parties interested in developing or deploying the standard. For
more information, or to find out how to join the Alliance, please visit www.usnap.org.