Milpitas, CA, Aug 20, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The Z-Wave Alliance, an international consortium of companies that oversee the world's largest interoperable ecosystem for wireless control products and services, today announced that it has expanded its global reach to Japan, a move that coincides with the newly approved radio frequency range for low-power RF device usage in that country. As a result, Z-Wave-based control and automation devices for smart homes and small business can be now used in the Japanese market without the need for radio station licensing. "This is another … [Read more...]
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Milpitas, CA, August 9, 2012 – The Z-Wave Alliance, an international consortium of companies that oversee the world's largest interoperable ecosystem for wireless control products and services, today announced that it has named two new "Evangelists" for the Japanese and Brazilian markets. Both Japan and Brazil recently authorized radio frequency ranges for low-power RF device usage, opening the markets to the world of interoperable Z-Wave products, and creating the opportunity for leading figures in those markets to join the Alliance as Z-Wave Evangelists. In Japan, the Alliance has … [Read more...]
The Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of global companies that oversees the world's largest interoperable ecosystem for wireless home control products and services, is pleased to announce the approval of the Z-Wave frequency band in Brazil, the largest consumer market in South America and the second largest economy in the western hemisphere. The Alliance marked the occasion by the appointment of Jean Pascal De Simone as the Z-Wave Evangelist and local contact for Z-Wave in this region. Mr. De Simone is a founder of Z-Wave Tecnologia do Brasil as well as of Flex Automation, an innovator in home … [Read more...]
Cologne, DE (Jul 6, 2012) -- At the end of June, ConLife in Cologne opened its doors for the third time to provide a platform for discussions on current developments, trends and solutions in the field of home automation. The event was also attended by members of the Z-Wave Alliance, including ROCKETHOME and ZyXEL, who presented current Z-Wave based solutions. In addition, Alliance spokesman Prof. Dr. Christian Pätz took part in the expert panel discussion "Opportunities for Cooperation at Standardization Level." Recently the Z-Wave eco-system of intelligent home networking solutions grew … [Read more...]
Milpitas, CA. Jun 12, 2012 -- The Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of global companies that oversees the world's largest interoperable ecosystem for wireless home control products and services, announced today that it has certified its market-leading 650th product. Coming fast on the heels of the Alliance's of the 600th certified product announced in January of this year, the certification demonstrates the rapid worldwide growth of the Z-Wave wireless control ecosystem as a key enabling technology driving the "Internet Of Things". The ZRC-100 Portable Controller from Remotec Technology Limited … [Read more...]