Member News: DEN SmartStrike™ Becomes World’s First Z-Wave® Smart Door Strike

Las Vegas, NV. April 9, 2024—DEN Smart Home announced today that its award-winning SmartStrike™ has achieved Z-Wave Plus Long Range certification. This innovative new product can now be included into all Z-Wave Plus®-based smart home ecosystems.

The SmartStrike™ is specifically designed for seamless integration into door frames, offering a discreet yet powerful connected security solution. Taking advantage of the Z-Wave® 800’s low-power technology, the SmartStrike™ has a long battery life. The SmartStrike also uses Z-Wave’s industry-leading S2 security and is easily configurable into a Z-Wave network with Z-Wave SmartStart.

Key Features of the DEN SmartStrike™:

-Innovative Design – The first wireless, communicating door strike of its kind, offering advanced access control in a discreet in-door frame installation.
-Z-Wave ® 800 Long Range
-User-friendly app with Bluetooth allows for remote access and keeping comprehensive activity logs.
-2-year battery life on 2 Lithium AA batteries
-Robust industrial design for added safety.

The SmartStrike™ is ideal for professional installers, builders, and security dealers. The unique invisible installation allows homeowners to use their own door hardware and keep their entryway aesthetics. It provides an elegant alternative to smart door locks and with a single SKU that fits almost any door, it is attractive for inventory management.

“We designed the DEN SmartStrike™ with Z-Wave® as our first smart home integration technology because Z-Wave® is the leader in smart home deployments,” said Marijn van der Wal, DEN Smart Home founder.” The advantage of having an instant market for our ground-breaking access control solution was extremely attractive. Our membership in the Z-Wave Alliance has also been a tremendous advantage in getting to market.”

The DEN SmartStrike™ will be on display at ISC West in the Venetian Expo Booth 34088. For more information visit

About DEN Smart Home
Founded by the pioneers behind Ankerslot—a name synonymous with top-tier European access control products—DEN is the future of smart home security. For 75 years, Ankerslot has set the standard for craftsmanship, innovation, and reliability. Our products are not just built; they are masterfully designed and engineered to meet the most uncompromising standards. With DEN, we bring that same ethos of quality to a new generation eager for sophisticated electronic access control with the introduction of SmartSttrike™ to the American market.

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