October 26, 2016 3:23 PM ET

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Company Overview of Z-Wave Alliance, LLC

Company Overview

Z-Wave Alliance Inc. operates as a consortium of independent manufacturers that manufactures wireless home control products based on the Z-Wave open standard. It provides controllers, gateways, hospitality products, installer tools, lighting products, locks, monitoring products, security and alarm products, sensors, shade control products, smart meter/energy products, thermostats, USB products, and water and irrigation products to customers worldwide. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Milpitas, California. Z-Wave Alliance, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Sigma Designs, Inc.

1778 McCarthy Boulevard

Milpitas, CA 95035

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for Z-Wave Alliance, LLC

Executive Director
Content Director
Marketing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Z-Wave Alliance, LLC Key Developments

Control4 Joins Membership Agreement with Z-Wave Alliance

The Z-Wave Alliance announced that Control4 has joined its membership. By joining the Z-Wave Alliance, Control4 will expand its interoperability and offer both their customers and their certified custom integrators greater choice in smart home automation devices. At CEDIA 2016, Control4 is announcing that its entire line of EA Series controllers is now Z-Wave Certified via a new plug-in Z-Wave module, including the EA-1 for single room and the EA-3 and EA-5 controllers for whole home entertainment and automation, with supported Z-Wave devices, including sensors and outlet modules. Control4 joins over 375 additional Z-Wave Alliance members in supporting the Z-Wave standard in smart homes around the world. Found in both DIY and professionally installed solutions, Z-Wave has had growing success in the pro channel in the last several years. The Z-Wave Alliance now offers certification for any dealer looking for more technical training and an installer toolkit to make adding Z-Wave to any home simple and efficient.

Z-Wave Alliance Introduces Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit

The Z-Wave Alliance is introducing a brand new installation toolkit to make installation and testing of a Z-Wave smart home mesh network even easier for the pro installer community. The Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit is a maintenance and diagnostics device that provides information, both textually and graphically, on the health and stability of Z-Wave network. The tool measures Z-Wave RF wireless signals, providing help with configuration or compatibility issues as they happen during setup or upgrading. With the Alliance's database of all Z-Wave certified products, detailed information is available instantly on any certified product being installed. The toolkit provides access to everything from technical Z-Wave protocol information to the original owner's manual for each product that has gone through Z-Wave Plus certification. The toolkit is also field upgradable, making it future-proof for any new updates or advancements in products or the platform itself. The easy to navigate user interface is accessible through a web browser, making it available on a mobile phone, tablet or laptop computer on the road. The Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit features include: A built-in web server that allows the toolkit to be placed in the customer's Z-Wave network and connected using any web browser through Wi-Fi. Z-Wave Network Sniffer (ZNiffer) functionality -- will display information about the Z-Wave transmissions taking place around the area where the tool is placed. Spectrum Analyzer -- will show basic information on the Z-Wave frequency range. Global usage and language support; Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity with USB ports for expansion into future capabilities. All new integrator members will receive a Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit free with their paid membership. All software updates and upgrades will be available at no charge as long as the member remains in good standing. Additional toolkits will be available for purchase for all Alliance members. The Z-Wave Alliance will be offering a promotional price for new members signing up at or immediately after CEDIA. Membership includes free access to Z-Wave Certified Installer training certification for all staff; access to the training videos and documents on use of the toolkit; access to forums, blogs, and other members. The Z-Wave Certified Installer Toolkit will be available in fourth quarter of 2016.

Z-Wave Alliance, LLC Presents at Parks Associates' 2016 Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, Feb-24-2016 03:00 PM

Z-Wave Alliance, LLC Presents at Parks Associates' 2016 Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, Feb-24-2016 03:00 PM. Venue: Omni Hotel Downtown, Austin, Texas, United States. Speakers: Bill Scheffler, Director of NA Sales and Business Development.

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