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."

Z-Wave Alliance Media Recap: CES 2013

Aeon Labs Shows Z-Wave Controllable Smart Film

"Curtains are so yesterday."  At CES, Aeon Labs introduced an adhesive smart film that that is affixed to windows and then lightened or darkened via mobile devices. User-friendly and mass market, you simply cut, peel and apply it.  Read the story here...


Home Theater Magazine Talks Smart Locks With Yale

Why would someone want a smart lock, asked Home Theater magazine?  A higher level of security and convenience, says Alliance member Yale, which spoke with the publication from the Alliance's CES booth.  Want to understand locks that you can't pick?  Check out the video here...


CNET TV Takes A Look At Iris Home Control

The tech gurus at CNET sent Senior Editor Seth Rosenblatt over to see the Iris home system from Lowes, which uses Z-Wave for a home control system that you can buy off the shelf, including lighting, security and climate control.  Check out the video here...

MiOS Gets Spotlight Treatment From CE Pro

Calling it "the biggest home automation platform you never heard of," CE Pro posted about the MiOS platform and its wins in telecom, guest controls and aging, along with the company's consumer-facing Mi Casa Verde line Read the story here...


Z-Wave Brings Home Control To Red-Hot Raspberry Pi

Alliance member Z-Wave.me introduced the RaZberry kit consisting of the Raspberry Pi and a Z-Wave plug-in module at the CES 2013 in Las Vegas.  As Dr. Christian Paetz shows here, the kit turns to popular Raspberry Pi single board computer into a home control gateway.  Read the story here...


So The Fridge Says To The Oven, Are You Hot Or Am I Just Cold?

Soon you and your family members won't be the only ones chatting in your home.  LG's new refrigerator will let your oven know there's enough chicken for tonight's dinner, and tell your TV screen when it's pre-heated.  The Boston Globe has the story and other smart home impressions.
 



CE Pro: "Iris Home Automation Has Legs"

Lowe’s may well be the first retailer to succeed with home automation, says CE Pro Editor at Large and industry doyenne Julie Jacobson, with some shock.  At CES, she checked out Iris and weighed in on the various packages. Read the story here...


Engadget Takes A First Look At Fibaro Through US Eyes

Alliance member the Fibar Group had a lively presence at the Z-Wave Alliance exhibit for its Fibaro line, which caught the eye of Engadget.  Available in 43 countries, the system is just arriving in the US and has already caught notiice.  Story and videos here...


TechCrunch Sees The Present In Z-Wave

TechCrunch spent quality time at the Z-Wave Alliance CES exhibit with several member companies. In addition to videos shot with Remotec and Astralink, the popular pundits also spoke with Alliance member Alarm.com on the company's latest Geo services.  The Alarm.com clip can be seen here...



ConsumerWatch Takes A Look At Schlage Smart Locks

ConsumerWatch, a division of NewsWatch is a nationally broadcast news program that has been showing innovations to America since 1990.  Tech reporter Scott Steinberg took at look at the Schlage line of smart locks at CES, and how they  integrate into a connected home. See the video here...

GreenWave Reality Shows Off CES Innovations Award

Alliance member GreenWave Reality earned a prestigious CES Innovations Award. Their system offers advanced lighting control with fdimmable, wireless LED and CFL bulbs through an IP-enabled home lighting network. See the winners list here...

CNN Ponders The World Of Home Automation

CNN finds the home automation landscape young and exciting, filled with an abundance of promising new products, and also a bit of a mess. They found that the Internet of Things will be driven by intelligent devices that work together. Read the story here...