Beaverton, OR – November 19, 2020, 11:00 AM ET – The Z-Wave Alliance, a standards organization dedicated to developing and advancing the popular Z-Wave® wireless smart home protocol, announces that ADT (NYSE: ADT), a leading provider of security, automation, and smart home solutions serving consumers and businesses, has joined the Z-Wave Alliance as a new Principal Member, granting them a seat on the Board of Directors.
In August 2020, the Z-Wave Alliance announced its incorporation as an independent non-profit standards development organization, including new levels of membership, organizational structure, and member-driven support. As the newest Principal Member of the Z-Wave Alliance, ADT joins other industry leaders including Alarm.com, Assa Abloy, Leedarson, Ring, Silicon Labs, StratIS, and Qolsys in advancing Z-Wave technology.
“As a principal member of the Z-Wave Alliance, ADT will collaborate with other smart home industry innovators to advance standards that create helpful user experiences and are rooted in security and privacy,” said Raya Sevilla, senior vice president of product at ADT. “ADT has a longstanding history of contributing to smart home security standards development, and we’re eager to continue that tradition within the newly organized Z-Wave Alliance.”
“The Z-Wave Alliance has stood as an IoT and smart home industry leader for over a decade and our transition into a fully ratified standards development organization has progressed both rapidly and with monumental contribution and support from our members,” said Mitch Klein, executive director for the Z-Wave Alliance. “Through the years, ADT has supported the Z-Wave Alliance and championed Z-Wave technology in the security market. We’re thrilled to have them on board as a Principal Board Member under the new SDO.”
About the Z-Wave Alliance
The Z-Wave Alliance is a standards development organization dedicated to developing and advancing Z-Wave® technology as an open and internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959) for smart home and IoT solutions. Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety, and security. Z-Wave® is a registered trademark of the Z-Wave Alliance.
ADT is a leading provider of security, automation, and smart home solutions serving consumer and business customers through more than 300 locations, 9 owned and operated monitoring centers, and the largest network of security professionals in the United States. The company offers many ways to help protect customers by delivering lifestyle-driven solutions via professionally installed, do-it-yourself, mobile, and digital-based offerings for residential, small business, and larger commercial customers. For more information, please visit www.adt.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.
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