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."

Featured Company:
Yale


Yale's Real Living Z-Wave controllable deadbolt locks are the talk of the town, literally. Voice guided instructions prompt the user. CNET's got a review here...

Featured Video:

HomeSeer


HomeSeer's has introduced the new WFTT07  touchscreen controller for its HSTouch system. See the video on HomeSeer TV here...

Featured Video:
Linear


Linear's has introduced the first UL-compliant Z-Wave garage door opener , offered as part of the Lowes Iris system. See the intro video here...


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ISC West: A Z-Wave Showcase

Z-Wave products and solutions were pervasive ISC West 2014, with several Alliance members taking top awards from the show's sponsors, the Security Industry Association. Check out our members news on our ISC West page, or see photos at our Facebook ISC West 2014 album

Z-Wave Greeted In Taiwan At SMA

Z-Wave Evangelist in Asia C.K. Sze presented the benefits of Z-Wave at Secutech 2014's SMA home International conference in Tapiei. His talk covered why Z-Wave's technology is an optimal choice for smart home solutions, as well as Z-Wave's implications for security, hospitality and residential markets. Read the story here...

Motley Fool Sees Smarter Homes With Z-Wave

We are at the dawn of a new age of fully connected smart homes, says Motley Fool. From personal assistant robots that automate household chores, to doctor visits conducted through telepresence, homes and mobile devices  together can detect health and safety problems before they occur. Z-Wave is a featured technology in this provocative piece

CeBIT Smart Home Overwhelmingly Z-Wave

More than two thirds of the smart home solutions exhibited at the CeBIT Expo in Germany were Powered by Z-Wave. Ten Z-Wave Alliance members demonstrated their solutions, and Z-Wave Alliance members also provided over 3 hours of formal presentations to a packed audience, further increasing Z-Wave's presence as the technology powering Smart Home solutions worldwide. See the CeBIT gallery here...

New Z-Wave Compliance Test Tool Available

The Z-Wave Alliance is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the Z-Wave Compliance Test Tool (CTT). This new version of the CTT includes a completely new Z-Wave Plus tester designed to help test all the new features and requirements introduced in Z-Wave Plus Device Types and Role Types. Click here for more information... 

Entertainment Control Moving To Z-Wave

URC recently announced that it is expanding its Total Control lineup to include a wand-style handheld remote with Z-Wave compatibility, and offering wider two-way, third-party IP camera integration. The system empowers home control without the need for smartphone, and represents a growing trend toward entertainment-focused controllers for Z-Wave. Read the story here... 

DIY Security Is Easy With Z-Wave 

Huffington Post writes that it's easy to take home security seriously—before the break-in. While everyone knows you can get smart security systems from dedicated security providers (virtually all Powered by Z-Wave), getting going with simple home security makes for a great DIY project. Read the story here...

Hotel Industry Looks To Z-Wave Control

The hotel industry is picking up on Z-Wave for hospitality applications, says industry trade publication Hotel News Resource. Using Z-Wave, costs can be kept in place even when hoteliers don't know how long a guest will leave hot water running or how much electricity they'll use. Read the story here...

Z-Wave Alliance Launches YouTube Channel

The Z-Wave Alliance is pleased to announce its expanded multimedia outreach with the launch of the Z-Wave Alliance YouTube Channel. We begin with a recap of our member activity at CES, with more than thirty member videos from the Alliance Pavilion. Alliance members are invited to share videos on our channel; be sure to subscribe!

New Z-Wave Web Sites From Sigma Designs

Sigma Designs has three new web sites to provide both B2B and B2C customers with Z-Wave information. One is for new B2B customers interested in getting involved with Z-Wave technology; the other B2B is for customers who want to take their Z-Wave further. There's also a new B2C site at www.z-wave.com.